Select Charters and Other Documents Illustrative of American History, 1606-1775

William MacDonald
Macmillan Company, 1899 - 401 páginas

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First Charter of Massachusetts March 414 16289 37 V
Charter of Privileges to Patroons June 717 1629
Grant of New Hampshire Nov 717 1629
Plymouth Patent Jan 1323 162930
Charter of Maryland June 2030 1632
Grant of New Hampshire and Massonia April 22May 2 1635
Fundamental Orders of Connecticut Jan 1424 16389
Grant of the Province of Maine April 313 1639
Fundamental Articles of New Haven June 414 1639
Massachusetts Body of Liberties December 1641
Patent of Providence Plantations March 1424 1643
New England Confederation May 1929 1643
Government of New Haven Oct 27Nov 6 1643
Maryland Toleration Act April 1649
Navigation Act Oct 919 1651
First Navigation Act 1660
Charter of Connecticut April 23 May 3 1662
Explanatory Navigation Act 1662
First Charter of Carolina March 24 April 3 16623
Charter of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations July 818
Second Navigation Act 1663
Grant to the Duke of York March 1222 16634
Grant of New Jersey to Berkeley and Carteret June 2030
New Jersey Concession and Agreement Feb 1020 16645
Second Charter of Carolina June 30July 10 1665
Fundamental Constitutions of Carolina March 111 166970
Third Navigation Act 1672
Grant of New Jersey to Carteret July 29 Aug 8 1674
Concessions and Agreements of West New Jersey March 313
Charter of Pennsylvania March 414 168081
Grant of East New Jersey March 1424 16823
Frame of Government of Pennsylvania April 25 May 5 1682
Pennsylvania and Delaware Frame April 212 1683

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Página 317 - 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.
Página 359 - That the foundation of English liberty, and of all free government, is a right in the people to participate in their legislative council...
Página 351 - An act for the impartial administration of justice in the cases of persons questioned for any acts done by them in the execution of the law, or for the suppression of riots and tumults, in the province of Massachusetts Bay, in New England.
Página 271 - Settlement; but that, if at any Time any of the said Indians should be inclined to dispose of the said Lands, the same shall be Purchased only for Us, in our Name, at some public Meeting or Assembly of the said Indians, to be held for that Purpose by the Governor or Commander in Chief of our Colony respectively within which they shall lie...
Página 320 - SECTION 21. And be it further enacted, That, in order to avoid misconstruction, it is hereby declared to be the true intent and meaning of this act, so far as the question of slavery is concerned, to carry into practical operation the following propositions and principles, established by the compromise measures of 1850, to wit:
Página 338 - An Act to discontinue, in such manner, and for such time as are therein mentioned, the landing and discharging, lading or shipping, of goods, wares, and merchandise, at the town and within the harbour of Boston, in the province of Massachusetts Bay, in North America...
Página 356 - America, and to deliberate and determine upon wise and proper measures, to be by them recommended to all the colonies, for the recovery and establishment of their just rights and liberties, civil and religious, and the restoration of union and harmony between Great Britain and the colonies, most ardently desired by all good men: Therefore, resolved, that the Hon.
Página 11 - Restraint, to the contrary hereof had, made, ordained, or any other Thing, Cause, or Matter whatsoever, in any wise notwithstanding. IN Witness whereof, we have caused these our Letters to be made Patent; Witness Ourself at Westminster, the tenth Day of April, in the fourth Year of our Reign of England, France, and Ireland, and of Scotland the nine and thirtieth.
Página 242 - America, which lies from the most northern part of a stream or river there commonly called the Savannah, all along the sea coast to the southward, unto the most southern stream of a certain other great water or river called the Alatamaha, and westerly from the heads of the said rivers respectively in direct lines to the South Seas...
Página 282 - An Act for granting and applying certain stamp duties, and other duties, in the British colonies and plantations in America, etc...

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