The Life of Thomas Hutchinson, Royal Governor of the Province of Massachusetts Bay

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Houghton, Mifflin, 1896 - 453 pages
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Page 361 - ... to make, ordain and establish all manner of wholesome and reasonable orders, laws, statutes and ordinances...
Page 367 - Britain; and that the King's Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords spiritual and temporal and Commons of Great Britain in Parliament assembled, had, hath and of right ought to have, full power and authority to make laws and statutes of sufficient force and validity to bind the colonies and people of America, subjects of the Crown of Great Britain in all cases whatsoever.
Page 44 - Now one of the most essential branches of English liberty is the freedom of one's house. A man's house is his castle; and whilst he is quiet, he is as well guarded as a prince in his castle.
Page 393 - Westminster, do resolve that William and Mary, Prince and Princess of Orange be, and be declared King and Queen of England, France and Ireland, and the dominions thereunto belonging, to hold the crown and royal dignity of the said kingdoms and dominions to them, the said Prince and Princess, during their lives and the life of the survivor of them...
Page 359 - That levying money for or to the use of the Crown, by pretence of prerogative, without grant of parliament, for longer time or in other manner than the same is or shall be granted, is illegal.
Page 224 - I saw the small seed when it was implanted ; it was a grain of mustard. I have watched the plant until it has become a great tree.
Page 260 - They were not of the nature of private letters between friends. They were written by public officers to persons in public stations, on public affairs, and intended to procure public measures ; they were therefore handed to other public persons, who might be influenced by them to produce those measures.
Page 380 - I know of no line that can be drawn between the supreme authority of Parliament and the total independence of the colonies...
Page v - Ames expressed the popular security more wisely, when he compared a monarchy and a republic, saying, " that a monarchy is a merchantman, which sails well, but will sometimes strike on a rock, and go to the bottom; whilst a republic is a raft, which would never sink, but then your feet are always in water.
Page 413 - COPY OF LETTERS Sent to Great Britain, by his Excellency Thomas Hutchinson, the Hon. Andrew Oliver, and several other persons, BORN AND EDUCATED AMONG us. Which original Letters have been returned to America, and laid before the honorable House of Representatives of this Province.

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