Cobbett's Weekly Political Register, Volume 7

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William Cobbett
R. Bagshaw, 1805 - Great Britain
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Page 639 - In matters of religion I have considered that its free exercise is placed by the Constitution independent of the powers of the General Government. I have therefore undertaken on no occasion to prescribe the religious exercises suited to it, but have left them, as the Constitution found them, under the direction and discipline of the church or state authorities acknowledged by the several religious societies.
Page 85 - ... ships, vessels and goods, that are or shall be taken, and to hear and determine the same ; and according to the course of Admiralty, and the law of nations...
Page 639 - But who can limit the extent to which the federative principle may operate effectively? The larger our association, the less will it be shaken by local passions ; and in any view, is it not better that the opposite bank of the Mississippi should be settled by our own brethren and children, than by strangers of another family?
Page 85 - Board, authorizing the. Commissioners for executing the office of Lord High Admiral, or any person or persons by them empowered and appointed, to issue forth and grant letters of marque and reprisals to -any of his Majesty's subjects, or others whom the said Commissioners shall deem fitly qualified in that behalf, for the apprehending, seizing, and taking the ships, vessels, and goods...
Page 781 - subjects dissenting from the Church of England from the penalties of
Page 257 - An act for establishing and maintaining a permanent additional force for the defence of the realm, and to provide for augmenting his majesty's regular forces, and for the gradual reduction of the militia of England, so far as the same relates to the city of London.
Page 347 - To bereave a man of life, or by violence to confiscate his estate without accusation or trial, would be so gross and notorious an act of despotism as must at once convey the alarm of tyranny throughout the whole...
Page 85 - Regent at this board, authorizing the said commissioners for executing the office of lord high admiral to will and require the high court of admiralty of Great Britain, and the lieutenant and judge of the...
Page 289 - We, therefore, have thought fit, by and with the advice of Our Privy Council, to issue this Our Royal Proclamation : And We do hereby strictly charge and command all Our loving Subjects to govern themselves accordingly, and to observe a strict neutrality in and during the aforesaid...
Page 349 - That the writ shall be returned and the prisoner brought up, within a limited time according to the distance, not exceeding in any case twenty days. 4. "That officers and keepers neglecting to make due returns, or not delivering to the prisoner or his agent within six hours after demand a copy of the warrant of commitment, or shifting the custody of...

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