History of the West Indies ...: Jamaica, Honduras, Trinidad, Tobago, Grenada, the Bahamas, and the Virgin Isles


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Pàgina xxi - Whereto thus Adam fatherly displeased. "O execrable son so to aspire Above his brethren, to himself assuming Authority usurped, from God not given; He gave us only over beast, fish, fowl Dominion absolute; that right we hold By his donation; but man over men He made not lord; such title to himself Reserving, human left from human free.
Pàgina xxix - Nort'i moved in the House of Commons for leave to bring in a bill "for the better regulating the government of the Province of Massachusetts Bay.
Pàgina 103 - III. c. 12. expressly declares, that all his majesty's colonies and plantations in America have been, are, and of right ought to be, subordinate to and dependent upon the imperial crown' and parliament of Great Britain ; who have full power and authority to make laws and statutes of sufficient validity to bind the colonies and people of America, subjects of the crown of Great Britain, in all cases whatsoever.
Pàgina xxv - It is the sense of this meeting, that the importing of Negroes from their native country and relations by Friends, is not a commendable nor allowed practice, and is therefore censured by this meeting.
Pàgina 103 - Minerva, holding a trident In one hand, and in the other a mirror, reflecting the rays of the benign influence of Heaven on the produce of the Island; behind her the British Lion, supporting her shield, a conch shell at her feet, and at a distance a ship under sail Legend, Has fovet, hns cural, servatque, Britannia Mater.
Pàgina 103 - Councils and the Representatives of the people so to be summoned as aforesaid, to make, constitute, 'and ordain laws, statutes, and ordinances for the public peace, welfare, and good government of our said colonies, and of the people and inhabitants thereof, as near as may be agreeable to the laws of England...
Pàgina 104 - Oconto, on the first Monday in February, the first Monday in June, and the first Monday in...
Pàgina 32 - Crown, and it was laid down that ' all such laws and statutes of England, as have been at any time esteemed, Introduced, used, accepted or received as laws in this island, shall and are hereby declared to be and continue laws of this His Majesty's island of Jamaica for ever V Deputies of Ireland at the time.
Pàgina 54 - E., and W., but with the mountains closely approaching the town on the N. and NW, and distant from the sea at Port Royal Harbour six miles. The Cobre, a river of considerable depth, passes the city at the distance of about a quarter of a mile on the NE The barracks are good, well situate, and capable of holding 317 men; the hospital, however, will not accommodate more than 3G patients.
Pàgina xvi - Here began the horrid practice of forcing the Africans into slavery, an injustice and barbarity which, so sure as there is vengeance in heaven for the worst of crimes, will some time be the destruction of all who. allow or encourage it.

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