The History of the Cases of Controverted Elections: Which Were Tried and Determined During the First and Second Sessions of the Fourteenth Parliament of Great Britain, 15 & 16 Geo. III, Part 120, Volume 1
L. Hansard, 1802
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Page 216 - That it is a high infringement of the liberties and privileges of the Commons of...
Page 230 - Refolved, That it appears to this Committee, that Richard Smith, Efq. by his agents, has been guilty of notorious bribery, in endeavouring to procure himfelf to be elected and returned a burgefs, to ferve in this prefent Parliament, " for the borough of Hindon, in the county of
Page 230 - House; that the committee had considered the'same accordingly, and had come to several resolutions, which they had directed him to report to the House; and he read the report in his place, and afterwards delivered it in at the table, where, the same was read ; ' and the resolutions of the committee are as followeth; viz.
Page 112 - ... opinion; as also because the law in that case being solemnly declared and determined, what before was uncertain, and perhaps indifferent, is now become a permanent rule which it is not in the breast of any subsequent judge to alter or vary from according to his private sentiments...
Page 447 - United Kingdom and the Church We have ordered a certain Parliament to be holden at Our City of Westminster on the day of next ensuing And there to treat and have conference with the Prelates Great Men and Peers of Our Realm We...
Page 112 - ... uncertain, and perhaps indifferent, is now become a permanent rule which it is not in the breast of any subsequent judge to alter or vary from, according to his private sentiments : he being sworn to determine, not according to his own private judgment, but according to the known laws and customs of the land ; not delegated to pronounce a new law, but to maintain and expound the old one.
Page 168 - King George the Second, intituled " An Act for the more effectual preventing Bribery and Corruption in the Election of Members to serve in Parliament.
Page 232 - Members to ferve in Parliament; and for the preventing Bribery and Corruption in the election of Members to ferve in Parliament, for the Borough of Hindon, in the county of Wilts, be now read.
Page 144 - He therefore did not doubt of the King's power to grant the privilege in queftion to a borough properly incorporated. The cafe of Afhby and White happened before the Union.