The Continuation of Mr. Rapin's History of England: From the Revolution to the Present Times, Volume 9

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T. Osborne, 1759

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Page 534 - October, in the year one thousand seven hundred and fifty-three, implying a claim of right in that assembly to raise and apply public money without the consent of the governor and council, was illegal, repugnant to the terms of his majesty's commission to his governor of the said island, and derogatory of the rights of the crown and people of Great Britain...
Page 448 - ... in that country. After a warm debate, however, it was adopted by a great majority, and obtained the royal assent.
Page 412 - Colonies in America, and to prevent the Erection of any Mill or other Engine for slitting or rolling of Iron, or any plating Forge to work with a Tilt Hammer, or any Furnace for making Steel in any of the said Colonies...
Page 445 - An Act for the better preventing Thefts and Robberies ; and for regulating Places of public Entertainment, and punishing Persons keeping disorderly Houses," as relates to payments to 27 G.
Page 34 - James, and since his decease, pretending to be and taking upon himself the stile and title of King of England by the name of James the Third, or of Scotland by the name of James the Eighth, or the stile and title of King of Great Britain, hath not any right or title whatsoever to the crown of this realm...
Page 189 - ... promises to protect, cherish, and defend, he is resolved to take the advice of his parliament concerning it; in which -he thinks he acts the part of a just prince, who makes the good of his people the sole rule of his actions.
Page 212 - Governor and principal officers are to deliver themselves up immediately, and the castle, citadel, and all the gates ,of the town, are to be taken possession of forthwith by the King's troops. All the small arms are to be lodged in the town guard-room ; and the rest of the garrison are to retire to the cathedral, where a guard is to be placed over them. No damage is to be done to the artillery, arms, or ammunition.
Page 410 - The Governor and Company of Merchants of Great Britain trading to the South Seas and other parts of America, and for encouraging the Fishery.
Page 552 - ... applied to prevent or defeat them, is defirous that this houfe will enable him to defray any extraordinary expences of the war, incurred, or to be incurred, for the fervice of the year...
Page 189 - ... that the principal point then in view was the exclusion of the royal family from their undoubted right to the crown, for which purpose the grossest corruptions were openly used to bring it about...

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