Documents of the Canadian Constitution, 1759-1915

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William Paul McClure Kennedy
Oxford University Press, 1918 - 707 pages
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Case of the British Merchants Trading to Quebec 1774
72
Lord Mansfields Judgment in Campbell v Hall 1774
79
Debates in the British Parliament on the Quebec Act
86
PostmasterGeneral Finlay to Sir Evan Nepean October
88
Address from the General Congress to the Inhabitants
139
Introductory Note to the Period
147
Ordinance to Regulate Procedure in Civil Courts Feb
160
The Union Act Amendment Act 22 23 Victoria
165
Haldimand to Germain October 25 1780
166
Ordinance re Proceedings in Civil Courts April 30 1787
186
Dorchester to Sydney November 8 1788
193
Dorchester to Grenville February 8 1790
201
The Constitutional Act 31 George III c 31 1791
207
Introductory Note to the Period
223
Act Establishing Trial by Jury in Upper Canada 1792
228
the growing arrogance of La Nation Canadienne
233
Dundas to Dorchester July 17 1793
234
Portland to Milnes January 6 1801
244
Observations on the Government of Lower Canada
246
Castlereagh to Craig September 7 1809
254
Observations of Chief Justice Sewell on the Union
267
Memorial from British Merchants to Liverpool 1810
275
An Act disqualifying Judges from Sitting in the House
281
Chief Justice Monks Remarks on Mémoire
287
Legal Opinion on the Privileges Claimed by the House
297
Right of the House of Assembly to initiate all Money
301
Proposed Act of Union 1822
307
Papineau to R J Wilmot December 16 1822
317
Petition in favour of the Union of the Provinces from
324
Minority Resolutions Lower Canada Legislative Council
330
Dalhousies Speech proroguing the Legislature of Lower
338

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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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