A Digest of the Laws (from 12 Charles II. to 58 George III. Inclusive): Relating to Shipping, Navigation, Commerce, and Revenue, in the British Colonies in America and the West Indies, Including the Laws Abolishing the Slave Trade

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A. Strahan, law-printer to the King, 1818 - 424 страници

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Страница 191 - ... the defendant or defendants in such issue"1 action or suit, shall and may plead the general issue, and give this act, and the special matter, in evidence at any trial to be had thereupon, and that the same was done in pursuance and by the authority of this act...
Страница 367 - ... and in any such action the defendant may plead the general issue, and give this Act and the special matter in evidence at any trial to be had thereupon...
Страница 26 - Attempts whatever which shall be made against his Person, Crown or Dignity ; and I will do my utmost endeavour to disclose and make known to His Majesty, His Heirs and Successors, all Treasons and traitorous Conspiracies, which may be formed against Him or Them...
Страница 350 - All ships of war of the two nations, which shall hereafter be destined to prevent the illicit traffic in slaves, shall be furnished by their own Government, with a copy of the instructions annexed to the present Treaty, and which shall be considered as an integral part thereof. These instructions shall be written in Spanish and English, and signed, for the vessels of each of the two Powers, by the Minister of their respective marine.
Страница 332 - As the two preceding Articles are entirely reciprocal, the two high Contracting Parties engage mutually to make good any losses which their respective subjects may incur unjustly, by the arbitrary and illegal detention of their vessels ; it being understood that this indemnity shall invariably be borne by the Government whose cruizer shall have been guilty of...
Страница 349 - Navies, which shall be provided with special instructions for this purpose, as hereinafter provided, may visit such merchant vessels of the two Nations, as may be suspected, upon reasonable grounds, of having slaves on board acquired by an illicit traffic; and in the event only of their actually finding slaves on board) may detain and bring away such vessels, in order that they may be brought to trial before the tribunals established for this purpose, as shall Hereinafter be specified.
Страница 25 - Ohio; and along the Bank of the said River, Westward, to the Banks of the Mississippi, and Northward to the Southern Boundary of the Territory granted to the Merchants Adventurers of England, trading to Hudson's Bay...
Страница 67 - The buyer is scarce ever under the necessity of buying, and will, therefore, only give such a price as he likes. He considers what the land will cost him in tax and price together. The more he is obliged to pay in the way of tax, the less he will be disposed to give in the way of price. Such taxes, therefore, fall almost always upon a necessitous person, and must, therefore, be very cruel and oppressive...
Страница 326 - Lord Keeper, or Commissioners for the custody of the Great Seal of Great Britain for the time being...
Страница 28 - Canada or any other part thereof and any foreign country or state, or for appointing and directing the payment of drawbacks of such duties so imposed, or to give to...

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