Chronological History of the West Indies, Volum 2

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Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green, 1827
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Pàgina 546 - fixed to the space of eighteen mouths, to be computed from the day of the exchange of the ratifications of the present treaty. And for the better securing the possessions of the inhabitants of the aforesaid island of Tobago, the most Christian King shall issue letters patent, containing an abolition of the droit d'aubaine in the said island.
Pàgina 369 - 2. The treaties of Westphalia, of 1648; those of Madrid, between the crowns of Great Britain and Spain, of 1667 and 1670 ; the treaties of peace of Nimeguen, of 1678 and 1679; of Ryswick, of 1697; those of peace and of commerce, of Utrecht, of 1713; that of Baden, of 1714; the treaty of the
Pàgina 537 - that the right claimed by the people of Ireland to be bound only by laws enacted by his Majesty and the parliament of that kingdom, in all cases whatever, is
Pàgina 371 - 17. His Britannic Majesty shall cause to be demolished all the fortifications which his subjects shall have erected in the bay of Honduras, and other places of the territory of Spain in that part of the world, four
Pàgina 372 - use only, without being restrained on account of their religion, or under any pretence whatsoever, except that of debts or of criminal prosecutions: and for this purpose the term of eighteen months is allowed to His Britannic Majesty's subjects, to be computed from the day of the exchange of the ratifications of the present treaty. But as
Pàgina 239 - 3. That all such laws and statutes of England as had been at any time esteemed, introduced, used, accepted, or received as laws of the island, should be and continue laws of Jamaica for ever. This compromise matured the political constitution of Jamaica.
Pàgina 546 - Islands), and Goree, in Africa, three months after the ratification of the present treaty, or sooner, if it can be done. The King of Great Britain shall in like manner, at the end of three months after the ratification of the present treaty, or sooner, if it can be done, enter again into the
Pàgina 38 - that all the children of our natural-born subjects of England, to be born in Jamaica, shall, from their respective births, be reputed to be, and shall be, free denizens of England, and shall have the same privileges, to all intents and purposes, as our free-born subjects of England.
Pàgina 371 - Canada. And the partition of the islands called neutral is agreed and fixed, so that those of St. Vincent, Dominica, and Tobago shall remain in full right to Great Britain, and that of St. Lucia shall be delivered to France, to enjoy the same likewise in full right: and the high contracting parties guarantee the partition so stipulated.
Pàgina 463 - all the formalities of a siege. Ten days were wasted before this could be commenced : it was a work more of fatigue than of danger, but fatigue was more to be dreaded than the enemy. The rains set in ; and could the garrison have held out a little longer, disease would have rid them of

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