Fund Publicaion, Issue 9 (Google eBook)

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1876 - Maryland
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Page 296 - ... his present authority, by some new powers from England. And it will be to little purpose, for my Lord to proceed in his colony, against which they have so exasperated and incensed all the English colony of Virginia, as here it is accounted a crime almost as heinous as treason to favor, nay, to speak well of that colony of my Lord's.
Page 59 - Province, it was enacted, that the offenders in all murthers and felonies should suffer such paines, losses, and forfeitures as they should or ought to have suffered in the like crimes in England.
Page 9 - to ordain, make and enact laws of what kind soever, according to their sound discretion, whether relating to the public state of the province, or the private utility of individuals, by and with the advice, assent and approbation of the freemen of the same province, or the greater part of them, or of their delegates or deputies...
Page 17 - ... at the said assembly, if they so please, or otherwise to elect and nominate such and so many persons, as they or the major part of them, so assembled, shall agree upon, to be the deputies or burgesses for the said freemen, in their name and stead, to advise and consult of such things as shall be brought into deliberation in the said assembly...
Page 217 - ... discomfort of those poor bondmen which are under his subjection, especially in this heathen country where no godly minister is to teach and instruct ignorant people in the grounds of religion. "And as for people which cometh unto the said Lewis or otherwise to pass the...
Page 30 - Whereupon the commission was produced and examined; &, upon the reading of it, it appeared that there was no power in the Province to punish any offence deserving losse of life or member, for want of lawes. To this they answered, that such enormous offences could hardly be committed without mutinie ; & then it might be punished by martiall law.
Page 218 - Scdgrave did accordingly the next day ; but Francis Gray wished him to keep it till he had spoken with Mr. Copley ; which was on Saturday, the last of June ; and on Sunday morning, meeting with Francis Gray at the fort, he asked him whether he had spoken with Mr. Copley, who said he had, and that Mr. Copley had given him good satisfaction...
Page 216 - Lewis, to the great discomfort of those poor bondmen which are under his subjection, especially in this heathen country where no godly minister is to teach and instruct ignorant people in the grounds of religion.
Page 163 - Fenwick was written these unique letters of appointment : " nevertheless for the respect we bear unto him, and out of our care that so great a member of our province may have his attorney there to take care of such things as may concern him, therefore, we do hereby authorize you to repair, personally, to the said Assembly, there to have place, voice, and seat, as our said councillor's proctor or attorney, during his absense, (p.
Page 13 - January next ensueing the date hereof, and then and there to signifie to them that we doe dissassent unto all the laws by them heretofore or at any time made within our said Province, as we doe hereby declare them to be voyd ; and further to shew unto them the draught or...

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