The Canadian Freeholder: In Three Dialogues Between an Englishman and a Frenchman, Settled in Canada. Shewing the Sentiments of the Bulk of the Freeholders of Canada Concerning the Late Quebec-act; with Some Remarks on the Boston-charter Act; and an Attempt to Shew the Great Expediency of Immediately Repealing Both Those Acts of Parliament, and of Making Some Other Useful Regulations and Concessions to His Majesty's American Subjects, as a Ground for a Reconciliation with the United Colonies in America ... (Google eBook)

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B. White, 1779 - Massachusetts
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Page 713 - And whereas of late great companies of soldiers and mariners have been dispersed into divers counties of the realm, and the inhabitants against their wills have been compelled to receive them into their houses, and there to suffer them to sojourn, against the laws and customs of this realm, and to the great grievance and vexation of the people.
Page 715 - ... is used in armies in time of war, to proceed to the trial and condemnation of such offenders, and them to cause to be executed and put to death according to the law martial : VIII.
Page 714 - And whereas also by Authority of Parliament, in the Five and twentieth Year of the Reign of King Edward the Third, it is declared and enacted, that no Man shall be forejudged of Life or Limb against the Form of the Great Charter and the Law of the Land...
Page 700 - Invasion or other Times when by Law it may be executed and to do and execute all and every other Thing and Things which to our Captain General and Governor in Chief doth or ought of Right to belong.
Page 722 - And whereas no man can be forejudged of life or limb, or subjected in time of peace to any kind of punishment within this realm, by martial law, or in any other manner than by the judgment of his peers and according to the known and established laws of this realm...
Page 700 - Cornwallis by yourself or by your captains and Commanders by you to be authorized full power and authority to levy, arm, muster, command and employ all persons whatsoever residing within our said province...
Page 600 - ... them, and have bound themselves by long use and custom to the observance of the same, not as to the observance of the laws of any foreign prince, potentate, or prelate, but as to the accustomed and ancient laws of this realm originally established as laws of the same by the said sufferance, consents, and custom, and none otherwise...
Page 659 - ... who shall be resident upon the place for the time being, which we do hereby order and allot unto him towards his maintenance, and for the better support of the dignity of that our government.
Page 744 - Our said Province or Territory, to Assemble in Martial Array, and put in Warlike Posture the Inhabitants of Our...
Page 731 - Pennsylvania, for the time being, and to make war, and to pursue the enemies and robbers aforesaid, as well by sea as by land, even, without the limits of the said province, and, by God's assistance, to vanquish and take them; and being taken, to put them to death, by the law of war...

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