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Page 327 - ... the king and parliament of Great Britain will not impose any duty, tax, or assessment whatever, payable in any of His Majesty's colonies, provinces and plantations in North. America or the West Indies ; except only such duties as it may be expedient to impose for the regulation of commerce...
Page 386 - Goods shall be imported into, nor shall any Goods, except the Produce of the Fisheries in British Ships, be exported from, any of the British Possessions in America by Sea. from or to any Place other than the United Kingdom, or some other of such Possessions, except into or from the several Ports in such Possessions, called " Free Ports," enumerated or described in the Table following; (that is to say,) Table of Free Ports.
Page 2 - Our said Province hath anciently extended, and doth of Right extend as far as the River Pentagouet or Penobscot, it shall be bounded by a line drawn from Cape Sable across the entrance of the Bay of Fundy, to the mouth of the River St. Croix, by the said River to its source, and by a line drawn due north from thence to the Southern Boundary of Our Colony of Quebec.
Page 308 - Charter governments, in the nature of civil corporations, with the power of making bye-laws for their own interior regulation, not contrary to the laws of England ; and with such rights and authorities as are specially given them, in their several charters of incorporation.
Page 327 - Trade is an extended and complicated consideration: it reaches as far as ships can sail or winds can blow: it is a great and various machine. To regulate the numberless movements of its several parts, and combine them into effect, for the good of the whole, requires the superintending wisdom and energy of the supreme power in the empire.
Page 301 - ... over the laity in any case, but only a power to regulate the behaviour of the clergy who are in Episcopal Orders, and to correct and punish them according to the...
Page 1 - Vizt. to the Northward, Our said Province shall be bounded by the Southern Boundary of Our Province of Quebec as far as the Western extremity of the Bay des Chaleurs ; To the Eastward by the said Bay and the Gulph of St.
Page 377 - Speculative reasoners, during that age, raised many objections to the planting of those remote colonies ; and foretold that, after draining their mother country of inhabitants, they would soon shake off her yoke, and erect an independent government in America...