Collections of the Illinois State Historical Library, Volume 10

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Illinois State Historical Library, 1915 - Illinois
 

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Page 72 - Blessed are they that have been persecuted for righteousness" sake: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Blessed are ye when men shall reproach you, and persecute you, and say all manner of evil against you falsely, for my sake.
Page 40 - The Government of Quebec bounded on the Labrador Coast by the River St. John, and from thence by a Line drawn from the Head of that River through the Lake St.
Page 43 - Indians, all the lands and territories not included within the limits of our said three new governments or within the limits of the territory granted to the Hudson's Bay Company, as also all the lands and territories lying to the westward of the sources of the rivers which fall into the sea from the west and northwest...
Page 41 - Proclamation, that We have, in the Letters Patent under our Great Seal of Great Britain, by which the said Governments are constituted, given express Power and Direction to our Governors of our Said Colonies respectively, that so soon as the state and circumstances of the said Colonies will admit thereof, they shall, with the Advice and Consent of the Members of our Council, summon and call General Assemblies...
Page 485 - ... that then, and in every such case, it shall and may be lawful to and for the said...
Page 39 - We, therefore, have thought fit, by and with the advice of our Privy Council...
Page 395 - Whereas, by the Peace concluded at Paris, the 10th of February, 1763, the country of the Illinois has been ceded to his Britannic Majesty, and the taking possession of the said country of the Illinois, by the troops of his Majesty, though delayed, has been determined upon ; we have found it good to make known to the inhabitants — " That his Majesty grants to the inhabitants of the Illinois, the liberty of the Catholic religion, as it has already been granted to his subjects in Canada.
Page 41 - And whereas it will greatly contribute to the speedy settling our said new governments, that our loving subjects should be informed of our paternal care for the security of the liberties and properties of those who are and shall become inhabitants thereof...
Page 44 - Indians, within those parts of our colonies where we have thought proper to allow settlement ; but that, if at any time any of the said Indians should be inclined to dispose of the said lands, the same shall be purchased only for us, in our name, at some public meeting or assembly of the said Indians, to be held for that purpose by the governor or commander-in-chief of our colony respectively within which they shall lie...
Page 41 - We have also, with the advice of Our Privy Council, thought fit to annex the Islands of St. John's and Cape Breton, or Isle Royale, with the lesser Islands adjacent thereto, to Our Government of Nova Scotia. We have also, with the advice of Our Privy Council aforesaid, annexed to Our Province of Georgia, all the Lands lying between the Rivers Alatamaha and St.

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