Report of the State Trials, Before a General Court Martial Held at Montreal in 1838-9: Exhibiting a Complete History of the Late Rebellion in Lower Canada, Volume 2

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Armour and Ramsay, 1839 - Canada

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Page 19 - Ordinance as therein mentioned to repeal, suspend, or alter any Provision of any Act of the Parliament of Great Britain, or of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, or of any Act of the Legislature of Lower Canada, as then constituted, repealing or altering any such Act of Parliament...
Page 6 - Knight Grand Cross of the most honourable military Order of the Bath, and...
Page 419 - EXPRESSED, in the statute of Mary, excludes all implications or inferences whatsoever ; secondly, that no former attainder, judgment, precedent, resolution, or opinion of judges, or justices, of high treason, other than such as are specified and expressed in the statute of Edward the Third, are to be followed or drawn into example. For the words be plain and direct...
Page 39 - Kiel, against the form of the Statute in such case made and provided and against the peace of Our said Lady the Queen, her Crown and dignity.
Page 436 - Provinces of Canada, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and the Island of Prince Edward, and Vice Admiral of the same, &c., &c., &c.
Page 315 - Case requires, subject nevertheless (except with respect to such as exist under Acts of the Parliament of Great Britain or of the Parliament of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland) to be abolished or altered by the Parliament of Canada".
Page 225 - Of Specification twelve to Charge II, "Guilty." Of Specification thirteen to Charge II, "Not Guilty." And the Commission does therefore sentence him, the said Henry Wirz, "to be hanged by the neck till he be dead, at such time and place as the President of the United States may direct, two-thirds of the court concurring therein.
Page 18 - Be it therefore further enacted by the authority aforesaid, that the same shall continue to be administered, and shall be observed as law in the province of Quebec...
Page 123 - ... constitute a levying of war, without which no act can amount to treason ; but he does not particularize the parts to be performed by the different persons concerned in that war, which shall be sufficient to fix on each the guilt of levying it. Foster says, " The joining with rebels in an act of rebellion, or with enemies in acts of hostility, will make a man a traitor.

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