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" We know of no commissioners of his majesty's customs, nor of any revenue his majesty has a right to establish in North America; we know and feel a tribute levied and extorted from those who, if they have property, have a right to the absolute disposal... "
Collections of the American Statistical Association - Page 388
by American Statistical Association - 1847 - 596 pages
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The History of ... Massachusetts-Bay ...

Thomas Hutchinson - Massachusetts - 1828
...house of the reason. This produced from them a sudden, and very angry message, declaring that they know of no commissioners of his majesty's customs,...majesty has a right to establish in North America ; that a tribute has been extorted from those who, if they have property, have a right to the absolute...
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The History of the Rise, Progress, and Establishment, of the Independence of ...

William Gordon - United States - 1788
...no commiffioners of. his majefty's cuftoms, nor of any revenue his majefty has a right to eftablifh in North America. We know ' and feel a tribute levied and extorted from thofe, who> if they have property, have a right to the abfolute dif-- pofalof it." ' :••• •...
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Memoirs of the Reign of George III to the Session of Parliament ..., Volume 2

William Belsham - Great Britain - 1795
...assessors for the profits of their commissions, the house in language daring and indignant replied: " We know of no commissioners of his majesty's customs, nor of any revenue his MAJKSTY has a right to establish in North America. We know and feel a tribute levied and extorted from...
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Memoirs of the Reign of George III to the Session of Parliament ..., Volume 2

William Belsham - Great Britain - 1795
...no Commiffioners of his Majefty's Cuftoms, nor of any revenue his MA JEST* has a right to cftablifh in North America. We know and feel a tribute levied and extorted from thofe, who, if they have property, have a right to the abfolute difpofal of it." The feffion pafled...
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A Complete History of the United States of America: Embracing the Whole ...

Frederick Butler - United States - 1821
...that they may be exempt from taxes." To this, the house by message, ei»pressed the following reply. "We know of no commissioners of his majesty's customs,...property, have a right to the absolute disposal of it." My pen would revolt at the" task of recording events in succession, so trifling, and contemptible in...
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A Complete History of the United States of America: Embracing the Whole ...

Frederick Butler - United States - 1821
...that they may be exempt from taxes." To this, the house by message, expressed the following reply. " We know of no commissioners of his majesty's customs,...property, have a right to the absolute disposal of it." My pen would revolt at the task of recording events in succession, so trifling, and contemptible in...
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A History of the American Revolution; Comprehending All the ..., Volume 1

Paul Allen, John Neal, Tobias Watkins - United States - 1822
...of any revenue his Majesty had a right to establish in North America. We know and feel (said they,) a tribute levied and extorted from those, who, if...property, have a right to the absolute disposal of it." Such language but ill accorded with the Governour's high notions of prerogative and ministerial infallibility....
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A History of the American Revolution; Comprehending All the ..., Volume 1

Paul Allen - United States - 1822
...their reply to this message, the House firmly and indignantly told his Excellency that " they knew of no Commissioners of his Majesty's Customs, nor of any revenue his Majesty had a right to establish in North America. \Ve know and feel (said they,) a tribute levied and extorted...
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A History of Boston, the Metropolis of Massachusetts, from Its Origin to the ...

Caleb Hopkins Snow - Boston (Mass.) - 1825 - 400 pages
...language of the whigs became every day more high-toned: ' We know,' say the H. of. R. on one occasion, ' we know of no commissioners of His Majesty's customs,...Majesty has a right to establish in North America.'' Heretofore the complaint had been against the ministry and parliament; we find it here against the...
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A Political and Civil History of the United States of America ..., Volume 1

Timothy Pitkin - United States - 1828 - 553 pages
...as well as against the revenue acts themselves. " The cause you are pleased to assign," they say, " for withholding your assent to the tax bill, is surprising...property, have a right to the absolute disposal of it." They, at the same time declare, that by their royal charter, the general assembly have full power and...
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