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.

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Page 213 - That it is a high infringement of the liberties and privileges of the Commons of the United Kingdom...
Page 227 - 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 446 - 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 111 - ... as well to keep the scale of justice even and steady, and not liable to waver with every new judge's 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 111 - ... 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; 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 227 - 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 165 - 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 - ... the Houfe refolved itfelf into a Committee of the whole Houfe, Sir John William Anderfon in the chair.
Page 171 - ... which are either fixed to certain nominal days of the month, or depending upon the beginning or any certain day of any month, and all courts incident or belonging to or usually holden or kept with any such fairs or marts, fixed to such certain times as aforesaid...
Page 190 - a burgefs to ferve in this prefent Parliament for " the borough of Milborne Port in the county of " Sorherfet. " That Ifaac Hawkins Browne, Efq. is not duly « elected a burgefs to ferve in this prefent Parlia

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