An Account of the British Settlement of Aden in Arabia (Google eBook)

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Trübner, 1877 - Aden - 232 pages
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Page 203 - That the following words and expressions in this Act shall have the meanings hereby assigned to them, unless there be something in the subject or context repugnant to such construction...
Page 206 - No sentence of a court-martial, either in time of peace or in time of war, respecting a general officer, shall be carried into execution until it shall have been confirmed by the President.
Page 198 - The Portugues Asia : or, the History of the Discovery and Conquest of India by the Portugues...
Page 206 - Courts for which they shall think it necessary that a Form be provided, and also for keeping all Books, Entries, and Accounts to be kept by the...
Page 206 - Court should be further considered, the said High Court shall have full power and authority to review the case, or such part of it as may be necessary, and finally determine such point or points of law, and thereupon to alter the sentence passed by the Court of original jurisdiction, and to pass such judgment and sentence as to the said High Court shall seem right.
Page 13 - They are extremely fantastic in their shapes ; some are formed by a dike being built across the gorge of a valley ; in others the soil in front of a re-entering angle on the hill has been removed and a salient angle or curve of masonry built in front of it; while every feature of the adjacent rocks has been taken advantage of and connected by small aqueducts, to insure no water being lost. The overflow of one tank has been conducted into the succeeding one, and thus a complete chain has been formed...
Page 205 - Government from time to time appoints in this behalf, shall prepare and make out in alphabetical order a list of persons residing within ten miles from the place where trials before the Court of Session are held, or within such other distance as the Local Government thinks fit to direct, who are, in the judgment of the Sessions Judge and Collector or other officer as aforesaid, qualified from their education and character to...
Page 3 - During the remainder of the year, hot sandy winds, known as shamal, or north, indicating the direction from which they come, prevail within the crater, but on the western or Steamer Point side, the breezes coming directly off the sea are fairly cool.
Page 205 - Criminal trials before the Court of Session, in which a European (not being a European British subject) or an American is the accused person, or one of the accused persons, shall be by jury. In such case the jury, if such European or American desire it, shall consist of at least one-half of Europeans, whether European British subjects or not, or Americans, if such a jury can be procured : Provided that, in any district in which...
Page 11 - Saad-ad-dJn, near Zaila; in Kotto in the Bay of Amphilla ; and in Dhalak Island near Massowah. Those in Aden are about fifty in number, and if entirely cleared out would have an aggregate capacity of nearly thirty million imperial gallons. There is no certain record of the construction of these reservoirs, but it is probable that they were first commenced about the second Persian invasion of Yemen in...

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