The Colden Letter Books, Volume 10

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Society, 1878 - Great Britain
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Page 204 - An act to amend and render more effectual, in his Majesty's dominions in America, an act passed in this present session of parliament, intituled, An act for punishing mutiny and desertion, and for the better payment of the army and their quarters.
Page 281 - THE king, moreover, is not only incapable of doing wrong, but even of thinking wrong ; he can never mean to do an improper thing : in him is no folly or weakness.
Page 437 - Assembly, we cannot but consider the proposition as subversive of all true policy, destructive to the interests of your Majesty's subjects, and tending to lessen that just dependence which the Colonies ought to have upon the government of the mother country.
Page 41 - THE LORDS OF THE COMMITTEE, in obedience to Your Majesty's said Order of Reference, have taken the said Petition into consideration, and do this day agree humbly to report, as their opinion, to Your Majesty, that a Charter may be granted by Your Majesty in terms of the Draft hereunto annexed.
Page 41 - His Majesty taking the same into consideration was pleased with the advice of his privy Council to approve of what is therein proposed, and...
Page 45 - Secrettary to the General Post office in America. Parker •was formerly a Printer in this Place, & has now a Printing Press & continues to print occasionally. It is believed that this Paper was Printed by him. The Gentlemen of the Council think it prudent at this time to delay the makeing more particular Enquiry least it should be the occasion of raising the Mob, which it is thought proper by all means to avoid.
Page 436 - That late years have produced but too many Examples of Governors having been obliged, for want of such an Establishment as might induce able Persons to offer their Service, to confer the Office upon those who have accepted it merely with a View to make it subservient to their own Private Interests, and who, added to their Ignorance of the Law, have too frequently become the Partizans of a factious Assembly upon whom they have been...
Page 144 - ... counsels would be extremely useful during the critical session which approached. And when Strafford still insisted on the danger of his appearing...
Page 394 - November, 1764, was one of those of its distinguished members chosen to prepare an address to the king, a memorial to the lords, and a remonstrance to the house of commons, in opposition to the stamp act.
Page 239 - Council, who shall be, resident upon the place for the time being, which We do hereby order and allot unto him towards his Maintenance, and for the better Support of the Dignity of that...