A Complete Collection of the Lords' Protests,: From the First Upon Record, in the Reign of Henry the Third, to the Present Time; with a Copious Index. To which is Added, An Historical Essay on the Legislative Power of England. ... . In Two Volumes. Volume the First.[-second.].

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Page 236 - England as by law established ; that, in case the crown and imperial dignity of this realm shall hereafter come to any person not being a native of this kingdom of England, this nation be not obliged to engage in any war for the defence of any dominions or territories which do not be94 long to the crown of England, without the consent of Parliament...
Page 264 - Britain; and that the King's Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords spiritual and temporal and Commons of Great Britain in Parliament assembled, had, hath and of right ought to have, full power and authority to make laws and statutes of sufficient force and validity to bind the colonies and people of America, subjects of the Crown of Great Britain in all cases whatsoever.
Page 264 - America, towards further defraying the expences of defending, protecting, and securing the same; and for amending such parts of the several acts of parliament relating to the trade and revenues of the said colonies and plantations, as direct the manner of determining and recovering the penalties and forfeitures therein mentioned.
Page 281 - An Act for granting and applying certain stamp duties, and other duties, in the British colonies and plantations in America, etc...
Page 123 - Hardfhip upon thofe who might afterwards be named by the Evidence : On the contrary, we are perfuaded, that fuch Perfons would have an Advantage which could not happen in any other Courfe of Proceeding, the whole Matter of the...
Page 232 - An act for taking away and abolishing the heretable jurisdictions in that part of Great Britain called Scotland ; and for making satisfaction to the proprietors thereof; and for restoring such jurisdictions to the crown; and for making more effectual provision for the administration of justice throughout that part of the united kingdom, by the King's courts and judges there...
Page 182 - Motion being made, that an humble Addrefs be prefented to his Majefty, that he will be gracioufly pleafed to give Directions, that there be laid...
Page 159 - He then moved, that an humble addrefs be prefented to his Majefty, that he will be gracioufly pleafed to give directions that there be laid before this Houfe an account of the amount of his Majefty's quit- rents in the feveral provinces of NorthAmerica.
Page 259 - Cafe ; and it muft be farther confidered, that this Houfe is thus called upon to give a Sanction to the Determinations of the other, who have not condefcended to confer with us upon this Point, till they had pre-judged it themfelves. This Method of relaxing the Rule of Privilege, Cafe by Cafe, is pregnant with this farther Inconvenience, that it renders the Rule precarious and uncertain.
Page 253 - Libels, nor ought to be allowed to obftruct the " ordinary Courfe of the Laws, in the fpeedy and " effectual Profecution of fo heinous and danger*

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