The English in America: The colonies under the House of Hanover

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Longmans, 1907 - New England
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Page 169 - If people should not be called to account for possessing the people with an ill opinion of the government, no government can subsist. For it is very necessary for all governments that the people should have a good opinion of it.
Page 76 - Bay on the other side, be divided into two equal parts by a line from the latitude of Cape Henlopen to the 40th degree of northern latitude...
Page 334 - And whereas we are willing to recommend unto the said Company, that the said Province may have a constant and sufficient supply of Merchantable Negroes, at moderate Rates...
Page 121 - ... for some years last past, have attempted, by unwarrantable practices, to weaken, if not cast off the obedience they owe to the crown, and the dependence which all colonies ought to have on their mother country.
Page 71 - Point, situate upon the bay aforesaid, near the river Wighco, on the west, unto the main ocean on the east ; and between that boundary on the south, unto that part of the Bay of Delaware on the north, which lieth under the fortieth degree of north latitude from the {equinoctial, where New England is terminated...
Page 581 - As a remarkable instance of this, I may point out to the public that heroic youth, Colonel Washington, whom I cannot but hope Providence has hitherto preserved in so signal a manner for some important service to his country.
Page 13 - And the ladies here visit, drink tea, and indulge every little piece of gentility to the height of the mode, and neglect the affairs of their families with as good a grace as the finest ladies in London.
Page 562 - That for these purposes they have power to make laws, and lay and levy such general duties, imposts, or taxes, as to them shall appear most equal and just (considering the ability and other circumstances of the inhabitants in the several colonies,) and such as may be collected with the least inconvenience to the people; rather discouraging luxury, than loading industry with unnecessary burthens...
Page 295 - By private letters from Boston we are informed, that the bakers were under great apprehensions of being forbid baking any more bread, unless they will submit it to the Secretary, as supervisor-general and weigher of the dough, before it is baked into bread and offered to sale.
Page 567 - We have a general most judiciously chosen for being disqualified for the service he is employed in in almost every respect.

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