Report of his majesty's ... privy council, in the case of William Rough ... complainant, against John Murray ... respondent

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Página 1 - Honourable the Lords, of the Committee of Council for Plantation Affairs dated the first of last month in the words following Viz.
Página 4 - THE LORDS OF THE COMMITTEE, in obedience to Your Majesty's said Order of Reference, have taken the said Petition into consideration, and do this day agree humbly to report, as their opinion, to Your Majesty, that a Charter may be granted by Your Majesty in terms of the Draft hereunto annexed.
Página 1 - PRESENT : The King's most Excellent Majesty in Council. Whereas there was this day read at the Board a Report from the Right Honbla the Lords of the Committee of Council, dated the 19th of this instant, in the words following, viz...
Página 6 - J)th and 28th of February, and the 3rd of March last, hear counsel on behalf of both parties, and their lordships having since resumed the consideration of the whole matter, and having maturely deliberated thereupon, beg leave humbly to submit to your majesty their opinion upon the charge of Mr. Sergeant Rough against lieutenant-governor Murray, as exhibited in the proceedings before them, which charge was as follows : — " ' Your lordships' petitioner complains of the illegal and unwarrantable...
Página 15 - Sir — Having laid before my Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty your letter of the...
Página 173 - ... were forcibly seized ; that his own library, books, and papers were violently taken possession of; that his suspension was blazoned forth in an unnecessary proclamation, published in the Royal Gazette ; that his place was filled up by an appointment most illegal and improper ; that a mock procession and a vulgar riot, by which the enemies of your petitioner celebrated their triumph over him, the law, and the public peace, was encouraged and applauded by the governor, whose lawless violence had...
Página 68 - Tis not in battles that from youth we train The governor who must be wise and good, And temper with the sternness of the brain Thoughts motherly, and meek as womanhood. Wisdom doth live with children round her knees...
Página 8 - Her Majesty, having taken the said Report into consideration, was pleased by and with the advice of Her Privy Council to approve thereof, and to order, as it is hereby ordered, that the same be punctually observed, obeyed and carried into execution.
Página 28 - It is a luxury, it is a privilege, it is an indulgence for those who are at their ease. But we are all of us made to shun disgrace, as we are made to shrink from pain, and poverty, and disease. It is an instinct ; and, under the direction of reason, instinct is always in the right.
Página 8 - Murray in not sufficiently maintaining the respect due from the inhabitants of the colony to the judicial character and authority of Mr. Sergeant Rough, and the court over which he presided ; and in not endeavouring to protect them from a series of libellous calumnies to which they were exposed. " But the lords of the committee are induced to think, that the disputes which arose between the parties in question were owing, in a considerable degree, to the undefined nature of their respective authorities...

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