Traditions and Reminiscences, Chiefly of the American Revolution in the South: Including Biographical Sketches, Incidents, and Anecdotes, Few of which Have Been Published, Particularly of Residents in the Upper Country

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Walker & James, 1851 - 592 pagina's
 

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Pagina 27 - Parliament, had power and authority to make laws and statutes of sufficient force and validity to " bind the colonies, and people of America, in all cases whatsoever.
Pagina 482 - Servant of God, well done ; well hast thou fought The better fight, who single hast maintained Against revolted multitudes the cause Of truth, in word mightier than they in arms ; And for the testimony of truth hast borne Universal reproach, far worse to bear Than violence; for this was all thy care To stand approved in sight of God, though worlds Judged thee perverse...
Pagina 81 - That when a debtor for a sum above forty shillings shall abscond and leave the county, the warrant granted as aforesaid shall extend to any goods or chattels of said debtor as may be found, and such goods or chattels be seized and held in custody by the...
Pagina 80 - ... the Provincial Congress of each province, under the direction of the great Continental Congress, is invested with all legislative and executive powers within their respective provinces ; and that no other legislative or executive power, does, or can exist, at this time, in any of these colonies.
Pagina 81 - That whatever person shall hereafter receive a commission from the Crown, or attempt to exercise any such commission heretofore received, shall be deemed an enemy to his country...
Pagina 77 - That all officers, both civil and military, in this county be entitled to exercise the same powers and authorities as heretofore; that every member of this delegation shall henceforth be a civil officer and exercise the powers of a justice of the peace, issue process, hear and determine controversies according to law, preserve peace, union and harmony in the county, and use every exertion to spread the love of liberty and of country until a more general and better organized system of government be...
Pagina 81 - That these resolves be in full force and virtue until instructions from the Provincial Congress regulating the jurisprudence of the province shall provide otherwise, or the legislative body of Great Britain resign its unjust and arbitrary pretensions with respect to America.
Pagina 81 - ... being made to the Captain of the company in which he resides, the said company shall cause him to be apprehended, and...
Pagina 80 - ... said company, under the sum of twenty shillings, and jointly and together all controversies under the sum of forty shillings, yet so as their decisions may admit of...
Pagina 427 - ... years by the unanimous choice of his men in the invasion and conquest of Canada by the British, the command of a regiment at the capture of Burgoyne in 1777, that of a member of the State convention which adopted the Federal Constitution and a long service as a State Senator, member of the Council of Appointment, and Chief Judge of this county.

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