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" For it hath been held that if an uninhabited country be discovered and planted by English subjects, all the English laws then in being, which are the birthright of every subject are immediately there in force. But this must be understood with very many... "
Calcutta Monthly Journal and General Register ... - Page 182
1837
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Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of ..., Volume 15

William Johnson, New York (State). Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1867
...here, unless specially introduced by some ordinance or statute. Blackstone (\ Com. 107.) lays it down, that if an uninhabited country be discovered and planted by English subjects, they carry with them all the laws of England which are applicable to their situation. But in conquered,...
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A Review of the Authorities as to the Repression of Riot Or Rebellion: With ...

William Francis Finlason - Colonies - 1868 - 224 pages
...authority there ; while, on the other hand, it hath been held that if an uninhabited country were to be discovered and planted by English subjects, all the English laws then in being, and which are the birthright of every subject, are immediately then in force. (Blackstone's Commentaries,...
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Reports of Decisions in the Supreme Court of the United States ..., Volume 16

United States. Supreme Court, Benjamin Robbins Curtis - Law reports, digests, etc - 1870
...it clear that it is within the admiralty jurisdiction." Waring ». Clarke. 5 H. Blackstone says: " For it hath been held, that if an uninhabited country...all the English laws then in being, which are the birthright of every subject, are immediately there in force." 1 Bl. Com. 108; 2 P. Wms. 75. Exceptions...
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Commentaries on the Laws of England Applicable to Real Property

William Blackstone, Alexander Leith, James Frederick Smith - Law - 1880 - 604 pages
...subject of consideration. As regards colonies by occupancy, Blackstone says, " It l« cases of ochath been held that if an uninhabited country be discovered and planted by British subjects, all the English laws then in '•eing, which are the birthright of every subject,...
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Reports of Cases Argued and Decided in the Supreme Court of the ..., Book 12

United States. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1883
...extending to the colonies, or by acts of Assembly here, expressly sanctioned at home. Blackstone says: "For it hath been held, that if an uninhabited country...all the English laws then in being, which are the birthright of every subject, are immediately there in force." (1 BI. Com., 108; 2 P. Wins., 75.) Exceptions...
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Defences to Crime: Disabilities of parties; agency; duress; accident ...

John Davison Lawson - Actions and defenses - 1885
...highest authority. In treating of the countries subject to the laws of England, Sir Wm. Blackstone says: "It hath been held, that if an uninhabited country...all the English laws then In being, which are the birthright of every subject, are immediately then in force. But this must be understood with very many...
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The American Decisions: Containing All the Cases of General Value ..., Volume 32

Law reports, digests, etc - 1886
...competent witnesses learned in those laws: Story Conf. L., c. 17, sec. G42. Blackstone says, it has been held, that if an uninhabited country be discovered...English subjects, all the English laws then in being are immediately there in force; but this, he says, must be understood with many and great restrictions....
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Archiv für öffentliches Recht, Volume 2

Constitutional law - 1887
...constitutions etc. S. 67 angeführte Stelle von BI.ACKSTONE: It has been held, tbat , if an unhabited country be discovered and planted by English subjects,...all the English laws then in being, which are the birthright of every subject, are immediately there in force. But this must be understood with very...
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Commentaries on the Laws of England ...

William Blackstone - Law - 1890
...two species of colonies, with respect to the laws by which they are bound. For it 2hath been2 held,1 that if an uninhabited country be discovered and planted...all the English laws "then in being, which are the birthright of every subject,"" are immediately there in force.* But this must be understood with very...
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A Treatise on the Construction and Effect of Statute Law: With Appendices ...

Henry Hardcastle - Law - 1892 - 659 pages
...(1 Comm. 107) appear to their lordships to have a direct bearing upon the present case. He says : ' It hath been held that if an uninhabited country be...discovered and planted by English subjects, all the laws then in being which are the birthright of every English subject are immediately there in force...
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