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 1

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Armour and Ramsay, 1839 - Canada

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Page 6 - ... in the year of the Reign of Our Sovereign Lady Victoria, by the Grace of God of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland...
Page 9 - Third, by the grace of God of Great Britain, France, and Ireland, King, Defender of the Faith, and so forth, and in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and eighty-four.
Page 269 - Therefore, in time of war or rebellion, a man may be justified in doing many treasonable acts by compulsion of the enemy or rebels...
Page 96 - I maintain that that branch of the statute 25th of Edward the Third, which declares it to be high treason "when a man doth compass or imagine the death of the King, of his lady the Queen, or of his eldest son and heir...
Page 136 - Elections; nor shall it be lawful by any such Law or Ordinance 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 now constituted, repealing or altering any such Act of Parliament.
Page 269 - The only force that doth excuse is a force upon the person and present fear of death ; and this force and fear must continue all the time the party remains with the rebels.
Page 19 - Chief Justice of the Court of King's Bench for the district of Montreal ; and...
Page 215 - 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 338 - 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 12 - November, or hereafter to be committed, in furtherance of the said Rebellion, whether such persons shall have been taken in open arms against Her Majesty, or shall have been otherwise concerned in the said Rebellion, or in aiding, or in any manner assisting the same, and to execute the...

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