A political and historical account of Lower Canada: with remarks on the present situation of the people, as regards their manners, character, religion, &c. &c
W. Marsh & A. Miller, 1830 - 275 pagina's
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Pagina 228 - I, AB, do sincerely promise and swear, that I will be faithful, and bear true allegiance to his Majesty King George...
Pagina 79 - ... for contributing their proportion to the common defence (such proportion to be raised under the authority of the general court or general assembly of such province or colony, and disposable by Parliament), and shall engage to make provision also for the support of the civil government and the administration of justice...
Pagina 236 - Pounds over and above all Rents and Charges payable out of or in respect of the same...
Pagina 228 - Britian ; 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...
Pagina 227 - Realm; and that the Clergy of the said Church may hold, receive, and enjoy, their accustomed Dues and Rights, with respect to such Persons only as shall profess the said Religion.
Pagina 229 - Kingdom, then and in that case it shall and may be lawful for his Majesty, his heirs and successors, to...
Pagina 245 - Act the King and Parliament of Great Britain will not impose any duty, tax or assessment whatever, payable in any of his Majesty's colonies, provinces and plantations in North America or the West Indies, except only such duties as it may be expedient to impose for the regulation of commerce...
Pagina 245 - That it may be proper to repeal an act, made in the seventh year of the reign of his present Majesty, intituled, An act for granting certain duties in the British colonies and plantations in America; for allowing a drawback of the duties of customs upon the exportation from this kingdom, of coffee and...
Pagina 228 - 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...
Pagina 231 - Majesty that it may be enacted ; and be it enacted by the King's Most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, that so much of the said Act as...