Parliamentary Papers, House of Commons and Command, Volume 16

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H.M. Stationery Office, 1845 - Legislation
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Page iv - Presents will and ordain that this Our Commission shall continue in full force and virtue, and that you, Our said Commissioners, or any three or more of you, may from time to time proceed in the execution thereof, and of every matter and thing therein contained, although the same be not continued from time to time by adjournment : And...
Page iii - America, for and during our will and pleasure, as by the said recited letters patent, (relation being thereunto had) may more fully and at large appear. Now know you that we have revoked and determined, and by these presents do revoke and determine, the said recited letters patent, and every clause, article, and thing therein contained. And further know you, that we reposing especial trust and confidence in the prudence, courage, and loyalty, of you, the said...
Page iii - Our Letters Patent under the Great Seal of Our United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, bearing date at Westminster, the...
Page iii - We, reposing especial trust and confidence in your integrity, prudence and ability, have nominated, constituted and appointed, and by these presents do nominate, constitute and appoint you, the said...
Page 240 - When examined with the glass it presented the fused round form of burnt coal dust ; and when examined chemically and compared with the coal itself reduced to powder, was found deprived of the greater portion of the bitumen, and in some instances entirely destitute of it. There is every reason to believe that much coal gas was made from this dust in the very air itself of the mine, by the flame of the fire-damp which raised and swept it along, and much of the carbon of this dust remained unburnt only...
Page 240 - ... from this dust in the very air itself of the mine, by the flame of the fire-damp which raised and swept it along, and much of the carbon of this dust remained unburnt only from want of air. At first we were greatly embarrassed by the circumstance of the large number of deaths from...
Page 240 - This deposit was, in some parts, half an inch, and in others almost an inch thick; it adhered together in a friable coked state; when examined with the glass it presented the fused round form of burnt coal-dust and when examined chemically and compared with the coal itself reduced to powder, was found deprived of the greater portion of the bitumen, and in some cases entirely destitute of it.
Page xii - ... that the people have a public interest, a jus publicum, of passage and repassage with their goods by water and must not be obstructed by nuisances or impeached by exactions, * * *. For the jus privatum of the owner or proprietor...
Page 62 - Serjeant -eater hath yearly gratis out of every ship and bark 100 of the choicest and fairest lings, which are worth more than ten pounds the hundred, and they call them composition fish. But these men of this place are greatly hindered, and in a manner undone, by reason their haven is so bad and in a manner often stopped up with beach and shingle stone that the wind and the tide and the sea do beat thither, so that many...

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