The Bubbles of Canada

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R. Bentley, 1839 - 332 pages
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Page 166 - Britain; and that in all matters of controversy relative to property and civil rights, resort shall be had to the laws of Canada as the rule for the decision of the same...
Page 33 - Realm; and that the Clergy of the said Church may hold, receive, and enjoy, their accustomed Dues and Rights, with respect to such Persons only as shall profess the said Religion.
Page 304 - Such, Sir, is my idea of the constitution of the British empire, as distinguished from the constitution of Britain ; and on these grounds I think subordination and liberty may be sufficiently reconciled through the whole ; whether to serve a refining speculatist, or a factious demagogue, I know not ; but enough surely for the ease and happiness of man.
Page 29 - Court are to determine agreeable to Equity, having Regard nevertheless to the Laws of England, as far as the Circumstances and present Situation of Things will admit, until such Time as proper Ordinances for the Information of the People can be established by the Governor and Council, agreeable to the Laws of England.
Page 89 - Treasury, or any three or more of them for the Time being, shall...
Page 27 - ... for the hearing and determining all causes, as well criminal as civil, according to law and equity, and, as near as may be, agreeable to the laws of England...
Page 165 - ... inapplicable to the state and circumstances of the said province, the inhabitants whereof amounted at the conquest to above sixtyfive thousand persons professing the religion of the Church of Rome, and enjoying an established form of constitution and system of laws, by which their persons and property had been protected, governed and ordered, for a long series of years, from the first establishment of the said province of Canada...
Page 272 - The concentrating these in the same hands is precisely the definition of despotic government. It will be no alleviation that these powers will be exercised by a plurality of hands, and not by a single one. One hundred and seventy-three despots would surely be as oppressive as one.
Page 26 - February last, and being desirous that all our loving Subjects as well of our Kingdoms as of our Colonies in America, may avail themselves, with all convenient speed, of the great benefits and Advantages which must accrue therefrom, to their Commerce, Manufactures, and Navigation...
Page 91 - America, or relates thereto it has been declared, 'that the King and Parliament of Great Britain will not impose any duty, tax, or assessment whatever, payable in any of His Majesty's colonies, provinces, and plantations in North America or the West Indies, except only such duties as it may be expedient to impose for the regulation of commerce...

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