The History of Canada Under French Régime. 1535-1763: With Maps, Plans, and Illustrative Notes

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Dawson brothers, 1881 - Canada - 521 pages

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Page 508 - Britain: moreover, his most Christian majesty cedes and guarantees to his said Britannic majesty, in full right, Canada, with all its dependencies, as well as the island of Cape Breton, and all the other islands and coasts in the gulf and river -of St. Lawrence...
Page 509 - His Britannic Majesty, on his side, agrees to grant the liberty of the Catholic religion to the inhabitants of Canada ; he will, consequently, give the most precise and most effectual orders that his new Roman Catholic subjects may profess the worship of their religion, according to the rites of the Romish Church, as far as the laws of Great Britain permit.
Page 505 - Granted, as to the free exercise of their religion; the "obligation of paying the tithes to the priests will depend on the King's "pleasure.
Page 397 - I found myself so ill, and am still so weak, that I begged the general officers to consult together for the public utility.
Page 505 - The free exercise of the Catholic, Apostolic, and Roman Religion, shall subsist entire, in such manner that all the states and the people of the Towns and countries, places and distant posts, shall continue to assemble in the churches, and to frequent the sacraments as heretofore, without being molested in any manner, directly or indirectly.
Page 503 - Generals shall give safe-guards to such persons as shall desire them, as well in the town as in the country.— "The first part refused.
Page 398 - In this situation there is such a choice of difficulties that I own myself at a loss how to determine. The affairs of Great Britain I know require the most vigorous measures, but then the courage of a handful of brave men should be exerted only where there is some hope of a favourable event.
Page 505 - French dominion, save that an oath of fidelity, or a promise to do nothing contrary to his Britannic majesty's service, may be required of him. " This article is comprised under the foregoing.
Page 508 - Lawrence, and in general, every thing that depends on the said countries, lands, islands and coasts, with the sovereignty, property, possession, and all rights acquired by treaty, or otherwise, which the Most Christian King and the Crown of France...
Page 506 - XXXIX. None of the Canadians, Acadians, or French, who are now in Canada, and on the frontiers of the colony, on the side of Acadia, Detroit...

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