Naturalization In The American Colonies

Front Cover
1859
0 Reviews
 

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Selected pages

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Popular passages

Page 9 - Britain shall otherwise direct, shall take the respective oaths appointed to be taken instead of the oaths of allegiance and supremacy...
Page 30 - ... within the limits and under the jurisdiction of the United States...
Page 5 - Means of advancing the Wealth and Strength of any Nation or Country; And whereas many Foreigners and Strangers from the Lenity of our Government, the Purity of our Religion, the Benefit of our Laws, the Advantages of our Trade, and the Security of our Property, might be induced to come and settle in some of His Majesty's Colonies in America, if they were made Partakers of the Advantages and Privileges which the natural born Subjects of this Realm do enjoy...
Page 12 - Being absolute lords-proprietors, they were not limited in their authority, as were the charter governments. In Pennsylvania, by the " laws agreed upon in England " in 1683, " every inhabitant purchasing a hundred acres ; every person who has paid his passage, and taken a hundred acres ; every person that hath been a servant or bondman, and ' is free by his service,' and has taken fifty acres ; ' and every inhabitant, artificer, or other resident in the Province, that pays scot or lot * to the governor,'...
Page 25 - This license remained in force until the end of the next session of the General...
Page 10 - New-England, all such, and so many of our loving Subjects, or any other Strangers that will become our loving subjects, and live under our Allegiance, as shall willingly accompany them in the said Voyages...
Page 17 - Province, hold and enjoy all the privileges and immunities of his majesty's natural-born subjects ; and that they have leave to bring in a bill accordingly. " Sent down for concurrence, "J. WILLARD, Secretary.
Page 17 - At a Great and General Court or Assembly for his Majesty's Province of the Massachusetts Bay in New England begun and held at Boston, upon Wednesday the twenty-eighth day of May 1755, being convened by his Majesty's Writts.
Page 4 - Whereas the increase of people is a means of advancing the wealth and strength of a nation, and whereas many strangers of the Protestant or Reformed religion, out of a due consideration of the happy constitution of...
Page 4 - Shortly afterwards it was considered that " the increase of people was a means of advancing the wealth and strength of a nation, and that many strangers of the Protestant or Reformed religion, out of a due consideration of the happy constitution of the government of this realm, would be induced to transport themselves and their estates into this kingdom, if they might be made partakers of the advantages and privileges which the...

Bibliographic information