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Page 417 - His Majesty taking the same into consideration was pleased with the advice of his privy Council to approve of what is therein proposed, and...
Page 466 - Resolved, that the first adventurers and settlers of this, his majesty's colony and dominion, brought with them, and transmitted to their posterity and all other his majesty's subjects since inhabiting in this his majesty's said colony, all the privileges, franchises, and immunities, that have, at any time, been held, enjoyed and possessed, by the people of Great Britain.
Page 477 - NCD 2. That our ancestors, who first settled these colonies, were, at the time of their emigration from the mother country, entitled to all the rights, liberties, and immunities of free and natural- born subjects, within the realm of England.
Page 375 - I know of no line that can be drawn between the supreme authority of Parliament and the total independence of the colonies...
Page 123 - For, brethren, ye have been called unto liberty; only use not liberty for an occasion to the flesh, but by love serve one another.
Page 480 - That all supplies to the Crown being free gifts of the people, it is unreasonable and inconsistent with the principles and spirit of the British Constitution, for the people of Great Britain to grant to His Majesty the property of the colonists. VII. That trial by jury is the inherent and invaluable right of every British subject in these colonies.
Page 429 - The hour of destruction, or manly opposition to the machinations of Tyranny, stares you in the face. Every friend to his country, to himself and...
Page 466 - Plantations, shall HAVE and enjoy all Liberties, Franchises and Immunities, within any of our other Dominions, to all Intents and Purposes, as if they had been abiding and born, within this our Realm of England, or any other of our said Dominions.