Papers Relative to the Establishment of a Representative Legislature at the Cape of Good Hope

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T. Saunders, 1851 - Government (Representative) - 222 pages
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Page 81 - I have the honour to be, Gentlemen, your most obedient humble servant, (Signed) FA ZEA.
Page 8 - Parliament should have authority to make laws for the peace, welfare, and good government of the settlement.
Page 27 - I have the honour to be, Sir, Your Excellency's most obedient and most Humble Serv1 Rob? H. Morris Copy of the Patent under Seal of N. York appointing Rob' Hunter Morris Esq1: Chief Justice of New Jersey.
Page 27 - Committee of the Legislative Council, appointed to consider and report upon the subject of establishing Representative Institutions in this Colony.
Page 65 - SIR : I am directed by his excellency the governor to acknowledge the receipt of your letter of the...
Page 32 - Parliament once at least in every year, so that a period of twelve calendar months shall not intervene between the last sitting of the General Parliament in one Session and the first sitting thereof in the next Session.
Page 9 - Provided also, and We do further declare Our will and pleasure to be that nothing herein contained shall extend or be construed to extend to take away, abridge, or alter all or any of the powers and authorities in and by the said recited Letters Patent given to the Legislature of Our said settlement of the Cape of Good Hope, to make, ordain, and establish all such...
Page 33 - Art. 10. The Members of both Houses shall receive a pecuniary allowance, to be fixed by law, for expenses incurred by attendance. " Art. 11. The Governor shall call together a Parliament once at least in every year, so that a period of twelve calendar months shall not intervene between the last sitting of the Parliament in one session, and the first sitting of the next session.
Page 25 - By Command of His Excellency the Governor, (Signed) JOHN MONTAGU, Secretary to Government. By Order of the Legislative Council, (Signed) KB HAMILTON, Clerk of the Legislative Council.
Page 55 - Honourable the Committee of Trade and Plantations : — " Men who have abandoned other prospects for the purpose of accepting colonial employment, which they had reason to expect would be permanent, and who have grounds of public faith, and on contracts which on their side have hitherto been strictly fulfilled, ought to retain their present salaries, so long as they conduct themselves properly, or to receive adequate compensation for their loss.

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