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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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A Selection of Supreme Court Cases in New South Wales: From 1825 ..., Volume 1

New South Wales. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1896
...is recognised in the old common law of the Colonies, and is laid down in Slackstone, vol. I, p. 107, that, " if an uninhabited country be discovered and...subjects, all the English laws- then in being, which arc the birthright of every subject, are immediately there in force," with the restrictions therein...
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Political science quarterly, Volume 11

1896
...legislature with the power of making laws for its internal government. In the case of an uninhabited country discovered and planted by English subjects, all the English laws then in* being, which were the birthright of every subject, are immediately there in force.* 1S Wall. z11. To the same effect...
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Journal of Comparative Legislation and International Law, Volumes 4-5

Comparative law - 1900
...by Statute in lieu thereof), so far as they are applicable to the condition of an infant colony. " It hath been held that if an uninhabited country be...subjects, all the English laws then in being which are the birthright of every English subject are immediately in force" (Salkeld 411, 6G6). But this must be...
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The Reports: Decisions of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland, Volume 4

Newfoundland. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1900
...and others, have been. After stating the law as laid down in Blanlwd v. Galdy, Salk., 41 1, that " it hath been held that if an uninhabited country be...all the English laws then in being, which are the birthright of every subject, are immediately then in force," — he adds, " but this must be understood...
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Introduction to the Commercial Sciences

Edward Elihu Whitfield - Commerce - 1900 - 304 pages
...governed by their own laws, which are for the most part the ducal customs of Normandy." 3 Colonies. — " It hath been held, that if an uninhabited country...English subjects, all the English laws then in being are immediately there in force. But this must be understood with very many and very great restrictions....
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GOVERNMENT OF DEPENDENCIES AN ESSAY

SIR GEORGE CORNEWALL LEWIS, BART. - 1901
...DEPENDENCY respect to the colonial dependencies of every country. " It hath been held, " says Blackstone, " 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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Views of an Ex-president

Benjamin Harrison - Political science - 1901 - 532 pages
...North Carolina and South Carolina (after 1729), and Georgia (after 1751) were provincial colonies. bound. For it hath been held that if an uninhabited...discovered and planted by English subjects, all the laws then in being, which are the birthright of every subject, are immediately there in force. But...
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The Constitution of the Commonwealth of Australia

Sir William Harrison Moore - Australia - 1902 - 782 pages
...by statute in lieu thereof) so far as they are applicable to the conditions of an infant colony. " It hath been held that if an uninhabited country be...subjects, all the English laws then in being which are the birthright of every English subject are immediately in force (Salkeld, 411, (JG(i). But this must be...
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The British Empire Series: General

Great Britain - 1902
...With regard to colonies of this tyln), the general principle is that where an uninhabited country is discovered and planted by English subjects, all the English laws then in being are immediately there in force. But this must be understood with many and great restrictions. Such...
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The English Statutes in Maryland

St. George Leakin Sioussat - Law - 1903 - 111 pages
...there is a difference between these two species of colonies, with respect to the laws by which they are bound. For it hath been held ' that if an uninhabited...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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