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" The burgesses, who were immediately convened, resolving to become the arbiters of the fate of the colony, enacted, " that the supreme power of the government of this country shall be resident in the assembly; and all writs shall issue in its name, until... "
Rise of the United Empire Loyalists: A Sketch of American History - Page 16
by Frederic Gregory Forsyth - 1906 - 120 pages
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A Source History of the United States: From Discovery (1492) to End of ...

Howard Walter Caldwell, Clark Edmund Persinger - United States - 1909 - 484 pages
...in England noe resident absolute and gen'll. confessed power; Be it enacted . . . That the supreame power of the government of this country shall be resident in the Assembly. ..." March, 1660. " Bee it enacted, That the honourable Sir William Berkeley bee Governour ... of Virginia,...
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Readings in American History

David Saville Muzzey - United States - 1915 - 594 pages
...England noe resident absolute and gen'll confessed power: Beit enacted and confirmed, That the supreame power of the government of this country shall be resident in the Assembly, and that all writts issued in the name of the Grand Assembly of Virginia, until such a comand and commission come...
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Lectures on the Growth and Development of the United States ..., Volume 1

Edwin Wiley, Irving Everett Rines, Albert Bushnell Hart - United States - 1916
...In March, 1660, the burgesses convened at Jamestown and passed an act declaring " that the supreame power of the Government of this country shall be resident...assembly, and that all writs issue in the name of the Grand Assembly of Virginia until such a command or a commission come out of England as shall be by...
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History of Tazewell County and Southwest Virginia: 1748-1920

William Cecil Pendleton - Tazewell County (Va.) - 1920 - 700 pages
...Sir William Berkeley was re-elected governor in 1660, and the General Assembly by enactment declared "that the supreme power of the government of this country shall be resident in the assembly ; and all writs shall issue in its name until there shall arrive from England a commission, which the assembly...
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Report of the Commissioner of Education Made to the Secretary of ..., Volume 1

United States. Bureau of Education - Education - 1896
...sudden period to], there being iu England no resident, absolute, and general -confessed power, "lie it enacted and confirmed. That the supreme power of the government of this conntry shall bo resident In the assembly, and that all writs issno iu tho namo of the grand assembly...
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