The American Colonial Charter

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1904 - Charters - 157 pages
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Page 304 - An Act for ascertaining the Rates of foreign Coins in Her Majesty's Plantations in America...
Page 282 - Goods imported thither from forreign parts contrary to Law: In return of which Commodities those of the growth of these Colonies are likewise contrary to Law exported to Forreign parts; All which is likewise much incouraged by their not admitting appeals as aforesaide. That...
Page 196 - ... to the said lands and premises belonging or in any wise appertaining ; with their and every of their appurtenances, in as full and ample manner as the same is granted to the said Duke of York...
Page 191 - The Treasurer and Company of Adventurers and Planters of the City of London for the first Colony in Virginia.
Page 212 - And we do hereby further authorize and empower you, our said commissioners, to examine into and weigh such acts of the assemblies of the plantations respectively as shall from time to time be sent or transmitted hither for our approbation...
Page 189 - I have granted": but what is given or granted, to a man, is not forced upon him, by a law. A law may be made to bind all the subjects of a commonwealth : a liberty, or...
Page 269 - ... and statutes of this our kingdom of England. Provided, that all such laws, statutes and ordinances, of what nature or duration soever, be within three months, or sooner, after the making of the same, transmitted unto us under our seal of New England, for our allowance or disapprobation of them; as also duplicates thereof by the next conveyance.
Page 201 - Ireland, the 31st of October, 1687, took into his hands the government of this Colony of Connecticut, it being by his , Majesty annexed to the Massachusetts and other Colonies under his Excellency's government. FINIS.
Page 217 - ... those that depend to have their riches and necessaries from the sweat and labor of others, and those that labor to provide those things.
Page 219 - Stated in brief, it was in the language of Povey's "Overtures," that the colonies "must hereafter be brought to understand that they are to be looked upon as united and embodied, and that their Head and Centre is Heere." This was no new ideal in colonial policy. Charles I had a "full resolution...

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