Histoire de l'île de la Trinidad sous le gouvernement espagnol: ptie. Colonisation, 1622-1797

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Page 210 - La première clameur passée , chacun trouva que tout était pour le mieux dans le meilleur des mondes possibles , qui certes doit être le monde judiciaire.
Page 362 - Y habiéndose visto en mi Consejo de las Indias, con lo que dijo mi Fiscal, y...
Page 361 - Don Carlos, por la gracia de Dios, Rey de Castilla, de León, de Aragón, de las dos Sicilias, de Jérusalem, de Navarra, de Granada, de Toledo, de Valencia, de Galicia, de Mallorca, de Sevilla, de Cerdeña, de Cordova, de Córcega, de Murcia, de Jaén...
Page 410 - ... excepted, which escaped the conflagration, and was taken possession of at day-light in the morning, by the boats from our fleet; the enemy at the same time evacuated the island, and abandoned that quarter. This unexpected turn of affairs directed our whole attention to the attack of the town. The troops were immediately ordered to land, and, as soon as a few hundred men could be got on shore, about four miles to the westward of it, we advanced, meeting with little or no resistance. Before night...
Page 383 - Mistresses, the children, stewards, or any other person which require greater punishment than those mentioned in the beforegoing Chapter, the Master, his Steward or any one else who was present when the offence was committed shall secure the delinquent and inform the justice of it, that in the audience of the Slave's Master and of the Attorney who defends the cause of the former, a...
Page 406 - As soon as ships can be conveniently provided for the purpose, the prisoners are to be conveyed to Old Spain, they remaining prisoners of war until exchanged...
Page 380 - Estate shall be at the expense of maintaining a priest to say mass for them and to explain to them the Christian doctrine as likewise to administer the Holy Sacraments, not only on such days when he is obliged to do it, but likewise whenever he is wanted; taking care that every day as soon as their work is finished they say the rosary in the presence of the Master and the Steward, with the greatest composure and devotion.
Page 382 - ... and sufficient to defend them from the inclemencies of the weather, with beds, blankets, and every thing necessary. Each man shall have his own bed, and there shall be no more than two in a room. Another habitation, separated from the rest, which must be warm and commodious, shall be destined for the sick, who must be assisted with every thing necessary by their masters : and in case that the latter, on account of not having room enough, or being near some town, do wish to send them to the hospital,...
Page 406 - Offices as they are now in, and all contracts and purchases between individuals, which have been done according to the Laws of Spain are to be held binding and valid by the British Government.
Page 385 - ... separate book, which is to be kept for this purpose at the said town-house, together with the list presented by the master, who, whenever any of his slaves die or absent themselves from his estate, must inform the justice of it, within the term of three days, that by order of the attorney-general it may be noted in the book, in order to avoid all suspicion of having been killed; and if the master does not fulfil this, he shall be obliged fully to prove either the absence of the slave or his natural...

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