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admitted aforesaid Andros appointed 1807 appointed April appointed Associate Justice appointed December appointed January appointed Judge appointed March appointed October appointed September Artemas Ward Assistants Associate Justice Attorney Barnstable bench Benjamin born in Boston Bristol Bristol County Charles charter Chief Justice chosen Colony Common Pleas Council Court of Common Court of Judicature Cushing daughter death Deputy Governor Dudley Edward England established George graduated at Harvard grant Harvard Law School heirs and successors Henry hereafter hereby hereditaments Inferior Court Isaac James John John Endicott Jonathan Joseph Josiah Judge of Probate July June June 29 jurisdiction lands letters patent married Mass Massachusetts Nathaniel noticed as Judge October 16 persons plantation Plymouth Plymouth Colony Register of Probate Representative resigned Richard Salem Samuel Senator Sewall studied law Suffolk bar Suffolk County Superior Court Supreme Judicial Court thereof Thomas Thomas Goffe town unto whatsoever William Worcester Worcester County
Page 403 - ... to make, ordain, and establish, all manner of wholesome and reasonable orders, laws, statutes, and ordinances, directions and instructions, either with penalties or without; so as the same be not repugnant or contrary to this constitution, as they shall judge to be for the good and welfare of this commonwealth, and for the government and ordering thereof, and of the subjects of the same...
Page 170 - All warrants, therefore, are contrary to this right, if the cause or foundation of them be not previously supported by oath or affirmation, and if the order in the warrant to a civil officer, to make search in suspected places, or to arrest one or more suspected persons, or to seize their property, be not accompanied with a special designation of the persons or objects of search, arrest, or seizure : and no warrant onght to be issued but in cases, and with the formalities prescribed by the laws.
Page 356 - The Council established at Plymouth, in the county of Devon, for the planting, ruling, ordering, and governing of NEW ENGLAND, in America.
Page 3 - God and one of another, covenant and combine ourselves together into a civil body politic, for our better ordering and preservation and furtherance of the ends aforesaid; and by virtue hereof to enact, constitute, and frame such just and equal laws, ordinances, acts, constitutions, and offices, from time to time, as shall be thought most meet and convenient for the general good of the colony, unto which we promise all due submission and obedience.
Page 171 - The judges of probate of wills, and for granting letters of administration, shall hold their courts at such place or places, on fixed days, as the convenience of the people shall require; and the legislature shall, from time to time, hereafter, appoint such times and places; until which appointments, the said courts shall be holden at the times and places which the respective judges shall direct.
Page 171 - ... for the hearing, trying, and determining of all manner of crimes, offences, pleas, processes, plaints, actions, matters, causes, and things, whatsoever, arising or happening within the commonwealth, or between or concerning persons inhabiting, or residing, or brought within the same...
Page 327 - April, in the fourth Year of our Reign of England, France, and Ireland, and of Scotland the nine and thirtieth.
Page 404 - ... as their good life and orderly conversation, may win and incite the natives of [the] country to the knowledge and obedience of the only true God and Saviour of mankind, and the Christian faith, which in our royal intention, and the adventurers' free profession, is the principal end of this plantation.