An historical and statistical account of Nova-Scotia, Volumen2

Published for J. Howe, 1829

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Página 327 - ... the king and parliament of Great Britain will not impose any duty, tax, or assessment whatever, payable in any of His Majesty's colonies, provinces and plantations in North. America or the West Indies ; except only such duties as it may be expedient to impose for the regulation of commerce...
Página 177 - ... bounded on the west by the Atlantic Ocean and on the east by the Indian Ocean and its dependencies, including the islands adjacent to the mainland within 100 nautical miles from the coast.
Página 2 - Our said Province hath anciently extended, and doth of Right extend as far as the River Pentagouet or Penobscot, it shall be bounded by a line drawn from Cape Sable across the entrance of the Bay of Fundy, to the mouth of the River St. Croix, by the said River to its source, and by a line drawn due north from thence to the Southern Boundary of Our Colony of Quebec.
Página 308 - Charter governments, in the nature of civil corporations, with the power of making bye-laws for their own interior regulation, not contrary to the laws of England ; and with such rights and authorities as are specially given them, in their several charters of incorporation.
Página 378 - the prohibition was extended also to the mother country: and no goods were suffered to be imported into England, or any of its dependencies, in any other than English bottoms ; or in the ships of that European nation of which the merchandize imported was the genuine growth or manufacture. At the restoration the former provisions were continued, by statute 12 Car. II. cl 8. with this very material improvement, that the master and three-fourths of the mariners shall also be English subjects.
Página 327 - Trade is an extended and complicated consideration: it reaches as far as ships can sail or winds can blow: it is a great and various machine. To regulate the numberless movements of its several parts, and combine them into effect, for the good of the whole, requires the superintending wisdom and energy of the supreme power in the empire.
Página 301 - ... over the laity in any case, but only a power to regulate the behaviour of the clergy who are in Episcopal Orders, and to correct and punish them according to the...
Página 380 - America, indigo, fustic, and other dyeing woods; secondly, such as are not the peculiar produce of America, but which are and may be produced in the mother country, though not in such quantities as to supply the greater part of her demand, which is principally supplied from foreign countries. Of this kind are all naval stores, masts, yards, and bowsprits, tar, pitch, and turpentine, pig and bar iron, copper ore, hides and skins, pot and pearl ashes. The largest importation of commodities of the...
Página 104 - And that the Students in the said College shall have liberty and faculty of taking the degrees of Bachelor, Master and Doctor in the several Arts and faculties...
Página 379 - The Preamble to this Act avows the motive to its enactment and the prevailing policy of European countries to be — " the maintaining a greater correspondence and kindness between the subjects at home and those in the plantations...

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