Documents of the Canadian Constitution, 1759-1915

William Paul McClure Kennedy
Oxford University Press, 1918 - 707 pages
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Case of the British Merchants Trading to Quebec 1774
Lord Mansfields Judgment in Campbell v Hall 1774
Debates in the British Parliament on the Quebec Act
PostmasterGeneral Finlay to Sir Evan Nepean October
Address from the General Congress to the Inhabitants
Introductory Note to the Period
Ordinance to Regulate Procedure in Civil Courts Feb
The Union Act Amendment Act 22 23 Victoria
Haldimand to Germain October 25 1780
Ordinance re Proceedings in Civil Courts April 30 1787
Dorchester to Sydney November 8 1788
Dorchester to Grenville February 8 1790
The Constitutional Act 31 George III c 31 1791
Introductory Note to the Period
Act Establishing Trial by Jury in Upper Canada 1792
the growing arrogance of La Nation Canadienne
Dundas to Dorchester July 17 1793
Portland to Milnes January 6 1801
Observations on the Government of Lower Canada
Castlereagh to Craig September 7 1809
Observations of Chief Justice Sewell on the Union
Memorial from British Merchants to Liverpool 1810
An Act disqualifying Judges from Sitting in the House
Chief Justice Monks Remarks on Mémoire
Legal Opinion on the Privileges Claimed by the House
Right of the House of Assembly to initiate all Money
Proposed Act of Union 1822
Papineau to R J Wilmot December 16 1822
Petition in favour of the Union of the Provinces from
Minority Resolutions Lower Canada Legislative Council
Dalhousies Speech proroguing the Legislature of Lower

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Page 159 - That there shall be no future confiscations made, nor any prosecutions commenced against any person or persons for, or by reason of the part which he or they may have taken in the present war; and that no person shall, on that account, suffer any future loss or damage, either in his person, liberty or property...
Page 124 - I AB do sincerely promise and swear, That I will be faithful, and bear true allegiance, to their Majesties King William and Queen Mary: So help me God.
Page 132 - When the legislative and executive powers are united in the same person, or in the same body of magistrates, there can be no liberty; because apprehensions may arise lest the same monarch or senate should enact tyrannical laws, to execute them in a tyrannical manner.
Page 16 - We, therefore, have thought fit, by and with the advice of our Privy Council, to issue this our royal proclamation...
Page 26 - An Act for the further security of His Majesty's person and Government, and the succession of the Crown in the Heirs of the late Princess Sophia, being Protestants, and for extinguishing the hopes of the pretended Prince of Wales, and his open and secret abettors...
Page 543 - An Act to re-unite the provinces of Upper and Lower Canada, and for the Government of Canada...
Page 220 - America," and to make further provision for the Government of the said Province...
Page 370 - 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 157 - St. Croix River to the highlands; along the said highlands which divide those rivers that empty themselves into the river St. Lawrence from those which fall into the Atlantic Ocean...
Page 72 - ... so soon as the state and circumstances of the said colonies will admit thereof, they shall, with the advice and consent of the members of our council, summon and call general assemblies...

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