The history, civil and commercial, of the West Indies: With a continuation to the present time, Volume 1

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Page 228 - The fig-tree, not that kind for fruit renown'd, But such as, at this day, to Indians known, In Malabar or Decan spreads her arms, Branching so broad and long, that in the ground The bended twigs take root, and daughters grow About the mother tree, a pillar'd shade, High overarch'd, and echoing walks between...
Page 93 - ... to discover any default of the party or parties in possession of such Slaves, in not duly returning the same to be registered in the said original registration of Slaves, and thereupon to have and use the remedies hereby provided; it is hereby further ordered, That it shall and may be lawful, to and for every person that is, or shall, or may be, legally or beneficially entitled to, or interested in, any Slave...
Page 84 - Act be deemed and taken in relation to all such inquiries and matters as the acts and orders of the said Court, and so described in the said orders and in all legal proceedings.
Page 14 - Londonderry brought forward his motion on our foreign relations, and moved that an humble address be presented to his Majesty, praying that he would be graciously pleased to give directions that...
Page 205 - His Britannic Majesty shall cause to be demolished all the fortifications which His subjects shall have erected in the Bay of Honduras, and other places of the Territory of Spain in that part of the world...
Page 157 - An act to repeal several acts and clauses of acts respecting slaves, and for the better order and government of slaves, and for other purposes...
Page 205 - Lands, Regions, Islands, Colonies, and places whatsoever, being or situated in the West Indies, or in any part of America, which the said King of Great Britain and his Subjects do at present hold and possess, so...
Page 139 - An Act for the better order and government of the negroes belonging to the several negro towns, and for preventing them from purchasing of slaves ; and for encouraging the said negroes to go in pursuit of runaway slaves ; and for other purposes therein mentioned...
Page 90 - ... allowed and provided for; and whether such defect may not be thereupon, at such next annual period of registration, or within such further periods as aforesaid, lawfully remedied and supplied, in manner hereinbefore and hereinafter directed ; but if, in the mean time, and prior to such next annual period of registration, or within such further period as is herein-after in certain cases allowed, any question shall arise as to the right of any such Negro, Mulatto, or other person, to enjoy his...
Page 159 - If posseaaor found guilty and refuse to pay penalty, workhouse fees, &c. he is to be sent to gaol till he pay. Justices and vestries to lay taxes for support of disabled negroes, who are to be passed to the parishes where their former owners resided, as are those free poor who have been manumised.

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