The Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Difussion of Useful Knowledge, Volume 17 (Google eBook)

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Charles Knight, 1840
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Page 280 - Britain; and that the King's Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords spiritual and temporal and Commons of Great Britain in Parliament assembled, had, hath and of right ought to have, full power and authority to make laws and statutes of sufficient force and validity to bind the colonies and people of America, subjects of the Crown of Great Britain in all cases whatsoever.
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