The History, Civil and Commercial, of the West Indies: With a Continuation to the Present Time, Volume 2

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Whittaker, 1819

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Page 225 - ... by warrant under the hand and seal of any Justice of the Peace...
Page 524 - AB, one of the commissioners appointed in pursuance of the sixth article of the Treaty of Amity, Commerce, and Navigation, between His Britannic Majesty and the United States of America...
Page 8 - Where this is the case in any part of the world, those who are free are by far the most proud and jealous of their freedom. Freedom is to them not only an enjoyment, but a kind of rank and privilege. Not seeing there that freedom, as in countries where it is a common blessing and as broad and general as the air, may be united with much abject toil, with great misery, with all the exterior of servitude, liberty looks amongst them like something that is more noble and liberal.
Page 183 - Second, intituled an act for the more easy recovery of debts in his majesty's plantations and colonies in America...
Page 526 - It is agreed that this article, and every matter and thing therein contained, shall continue to be in force during the continuance of the war in which His Majesty is now engaged; and also for two years from and after the day of the signature of the preliminary or other articles of peace, by which the same may be terminated.
Page 441 - Taxation is no part of the governing or legislative power. The taxes are a voluntary gift and grant of the Commons alone. In legislation the three estates of the realm are alike concerned ; but the concurrence of the peers and the Crown to a tax is only necessary to clothe it with the form of a law. The gift and grant is of the Commons alone.
Page 493 - States, should be established on the most enlarged principles of reciprocal benefit to both countries ; but from the distance between Great Britain and America, it must be a considerable time before any convention or treaty for establishing and regulating the trade and intercourse between Great Britain and the said United States of America, upon a permanent foundation can be concluded...
Page 454 - ... 1, A monopoly of their whole import, which is to be altogether from Great Britain ; 2, A monopoly of all their export, which is to be no where but to Great Britain, as far as it can serve any purpose here.
Page 45 - But Las Casas, from the inconsistency natural to men who hurry with headlong impetuosity towards a favourite point, was incapable of making this distinction.
Page 570 - To prohibit a great people from making all that they can of every part of their own produce, or from employing their stock and their industry in the way that they judge most advantageous to themselves, is a manifest violation of the most sacred rights of mankind.

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