History of Essex and Hudson Counties, New Jersey, Volume 1

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Everts & Peck, 1884 - Essex County (N.J.) - 1332 pages
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Page 239 - ... for the hearing and determining all causes, as well criminal as civil, according to law and equity, and, as near as may be, agreeable to the laws of England...
Page 383 - Jersey, but such planters as are members of some or other of the Congregational Churches, nor shall any but such be chosen to magistracy or to carry on any part of civil judicature or as deputies or assistants to have power to vote in establishing laws and making or repealing them or to any chief military trust or office.
Page 239 - Osborn full power and authority with the advice and consent of our said council to erect constitute and establish such and so many courts of judicature and public justice within our said province under your government as you and they shall think fit and necessary for the hearing and determining of all causes as well criminal as civil according to law and equity, and for awarding execution thereupon with all reasonable and necessary powers authorities fees and privileges belonging...
Page 258 - IN The Court of Errors and Appeals, OF THE — STATE OF NEW JERSEY.
Page 384 - And thou shalt teach them ordinances and laws, and shalt shew them the way wherein they must walk, and the work that they must do. Moreover thou shalt provide out of all the people able men, such as fear God, men of truth, hating covetousness, and place such over them, to be rulers of thousands, and rulers of hundreds, rulers of fifties, and rulers of tens.
Page 238 - That in all courts all persons of all persuasions may freely appear in their own way and according to their own manner, and there personally plead their own cause themselves, or, if unable, by their friends.
Page 380 - Wasse; there we lay a foundation for after ages to understand their liberty as men and christians, that they may not be brought in bondage, but by their own consent; for we put the power in the people...
Page 239 - ... you are also, as much as possible, to observe in the passing of all laws, that whatever may be requisite upon each different matter, be accordingly provided for, by a different law, without intermixing in one and the same act, such things, as have no proper relation to each other ; and you are more especially to take care, that no clause or clauses be inserted in, or annexed to any act, which shall be foreign to what the title of such respective act imports...

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