The speeches of the Right Honourable Charles James Fox, in the House of Commons ... (Google eBook)

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Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1815 - Great Britain
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Page 333 - That the influence of the Crown has increased, is increasing, and ought to be diminished"?
Page 60 - ... colony, and disposable by Parliament,) and shall engage to make provision also for the support of the civil government and the administration of justice in such province or colony, it will be proper, if such proposal shall be approved by his Majesty...
Page 258 - That an humble Address be presented to his Majesty, praying that he will be graciously pleased to issue a Commission for inquiring into the defects, occasioned by time and otherwise, in the Laws of this realm, and into the measures necessary for removing the same.
Page 287 - II. st. 1, c. 5, that no petition to the king, or either house of parliament, for alteration of matters established by law in church or state...
Page 28 - An Act for granting certain duties in the British colonies and plantations in America; for allowing a drawback of the duties of customs upon the exportation from this kingdom of coffee and...
Page 354 - That an humble address be presented to his majesty, that he will be graciously pleased to give directions that there be laid before this house, copies of...
Page 48 - 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 merchandize, at the town, and within the Harbour of Boston in the Province of Massachusetts Bay in North America...
Page 36 - ... proper, if such proposal shall be approved by his Majesty and the two Houses of Parliament, and for so long as such provision shall be made accordingly, to forbear, in respect of such province or colony, to levy any duty, tax, or assessment, or to impose any...
Page 313 - Attorney-general thought proper to proceed against the defendants as for a riot only." (These are the various instances in which, he says, the statute does not apply :) " But every insurrection which in judgment of law is intended agains* the person of the King, be it to dethrone or imprison him, or to oblige him to alter his measures of Government, or to remove evil counsellors round about him, these risings all amount to levying war within the statute ; whether attended with the pomp and circumstances...
Page 111 - That an humble address be presented to his Majesty, that he will be graciously pleased to give directions that a monument be erected in the Cathedral Church of ST.

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