Records of the Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, in New England: Printed by Order of the General Assembly (Google eBook)

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A. C. Greene and Brothers, state printers, 1859 - Rhode Island
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Page 331 - ... harbor, by Capt. Solegarr, commander of His Majesty's ship the Grey Hound, and now in His Majesty's jail, in Newport, and it being suspected that they may endeavor to escape from thence, unless they are watched and guarded by night ; For the preventing of which, be it enacted by the General Assembly, and by the authority of the same it is enacted, that the field officers of the regiment of the militia on the islands, shall, and they are hereby empowered to order and set a military watch of...
Page 205 - As morality and piety, rightly grounded on evangelical principles, will give the best and greatest security to government, and will lay in the hearts of men the strongest obligations to due subjection...
Page 156 - England, shall be, from time to time, and forever hereafter, a body corporate and politic, in fact and name, by the name of the Governor and Company of the English Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, in New England, in America...
Page 304 - ... the south line of the Massachusetts colony, and on the north or northerly by the aforesaid south or southerly line of the Massachusetts colony or plantation, and extending towards the east or eastwardly three English miles to the east and north-east of the most eastern and northeastern parts of the aforesaid Narragansett Bay, as the said bay...
Page 465 - That the laws made by them for the purposes aforesaid shall not be repugnant, but, as near as may be, agreeable to the laws of England, and shall be transmitted to the King in Council for approbation, as soon as may be after their passing; and if not disapproved within three years after presentation, to remain in force...
Page 304 - Bay, where the said river falleth into the sea ; and on the north by the line of the Massachusetts plantation ; and on the south by the sea; and in longitude as the line of the Massachusetts colony, running from east to west, that is to say, from the said Narraganset Bay on the east, to the south sea on the west part, with the islands thereunto adjoining...
Page 12 - ... illegal proceedings of their courts. That these colonies continue to be the refuge and retreat of pirates and illegal traders, and the receptacle of goods imported thither from foreign parts, contrary to law ; in return of which commodities those...
Page 156 - Governor of the said Company, for the time being, the Assistants, and such of the freemen of the said Company as shall be so as aforesaid elected or deputed, or so many of them as shall be present at such meeting or assembly, as aforesaid, shall be called the General Assembly...
Page 156 - DO by these presents clearly and wholly, for us, our heirs and successors, give and grant unto the said Governor and Company, and their successors...
Page 53 - However, it being absolutely necessary that a trade so beneficial to the kingdom should be carried on to the greatest advantage...

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