The Journal [afterw.] The Madras journal of literature and science, ed. by J.C. Morris

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Page 22 - ... to judge all persons belonging to the said governor and company, or that shall live under them in all causes, whether civil or criminal, according to the laws of this kingdom, and to execute justice accordingly.
Page 31 - ... And therefore, we, The said Governor and Company, do by these Presents ordain, constitute and appoint that the Inhabitants of Fort St. George and Madrassapatam aforesaid, or so many of them as shall be hereby nominated . . . shall be one Body Corporate and Politick in Deed and in Name by the Name of the Mayor, Aldermen and Burgesses of the Town of Fort St. George and City of Madrassapatam really and fully for ever....
Page 44 - An Act for Raising a Sum Not Exceeding Two Millions Upon a Fund for Payment of Annuities after the Rate of Eight Per Cent. Per Annum and for Settling the Trade to the East Indies.
Page 22 - ... that the said Governor and Company shall have liberty, full power and authority to appoint and establish Governors and all other officers to govern them, and that the Governor and his Council of the several and respective places where the said Company shall have plantations, forts, factories, colonies, or places of trade within any...
Page 36 - Hon'ble Company's godowns to be broke open, and forcibly took from thence great quantities of cloth of the first sort, which she applied to Mr. Elihu Yale's private use, who was then President ; notwithstanding the Merchants declared that the said cloth was brought in upon the Company's account, and positively refused to consent that it should be otherwise applied. " That upon this he (the Judge Advocate) wrote her a letter requiring her, being a woman notoriously known to be a separate Merchant...
Page 22 - Company's plantations, forts, factories or places of trade within the limits aforesaid, where judicature cannot be executed for want of a Governor and Council there, then in such case it shall and may be lawful for the chief Factor of that place and his Council to transmit the party, together with the offence, to such other plantation, factory or fort where there shall be a Governor and Council, where justice may be executed, or into this kingdom of England, as shall be thought most convenient...
Page 36 - That upon this he wrote her a Letter requiring her, being a woman notoriously knowne to be a separate Merchant from her husband, to put in Bayle to answer the damages the Honble Company had sustained by her illegal proceedings, which she not complying with, he issued out a warrant to arrest her. But she refusing to obey was returned in Contempt. He therefore prays the assistance of the Military Power to secure her in her house, being under suspicion that she designs privately to fly from Justice.
Page 26 - Court upon due examination and proof according to the rules of equity and good conscience, and according to the laws and customs of Merchants...
Page 45 - India, as aforesaid, shall be obliged to learn, within one year after their arrival, the Portuguese language, and shall apply themselves to learn the native language of the country where they shall reside, the better to enable them to instruct the Gentoos, that shall be the servants or slaves of the same Company, or of their Agents, in the Protestant Religion...
Page 53 - ... choice. The city had laws and ordinances for its own preservation, and a court kept in form, the Mayor and Aldermen in their gowns, with maces on the table, a clerk to keep a register of transactions and cases, and attornies and solicitors to plead in form, before the Mayor and Aldermen...

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