The History of South Carolina ...: With a Supplementary Book, Bringing the Narrative Down to the Present Time

Richardson, 1866 - 437 頁

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第 416 頁 - That the government created by this compact was not made the exclusive or final judge of the extent of the powers delegated to itself; since that would have made its discretion, and not the Constitution, the measure of its powers; but that, as in all other cases of compact among parties having no common judge, each party has an equal right to judge for itself, as well of infractions, as of the mode and measure of redress.
第 156 頁 - That all supplies to the Crown being free gifts of the people, it is unreasonable and inconsistent with the principles and spirit of the British Constitution, for the people of Great Britain to grant to His Majesty the property of the colonists.
第 155 頁 - That it is inseparably essential to the freedom of a people, and the undoubted right of Englishmen, that no taxes be imposed on them, but with their own consent, given personally, or by their representatives.
第 386 頁 - His Britannic Majesty acknowledges the said United States, viz. New Hampshire, Massachusetts Bay, Rhode Island, and Providence Plantations, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia, to be free, sovereign and independent States...
第 156 頁 - X. That as the profits of the trade of these colonies ultimately centre in Great Britain to pay for the manufactures which they are obliged to take from thence, they eventually contribute very largely to all supplies granted there to the crown.
第 156 頁 - That the only representatives of the people of these colonies are persons chosen therein by themselves, and that no taxes ever have been, or can be constitutionally imposed on them, but by their respective legislatures.
第 416 頁 - ... short of despotism— since the discretion of those who administer the government, and not the Constitution, would be the measure of their powers...
第 156 頁 - An act for granting and applying certain stamp duties, and other duties, in the British colonies and plantations in America, &c. by imposing taxes on the inhabitants of these colonies, and the said act, and several other acts, by extending the jurisdiction of the courts of admiralty beyond its ancient limits, have a manifest tendency to subvert the rights and liberties of the colonists.
第 330 頁 - He was then taken before a court of inquiry, and condemned to be hanged, "for having been found under arms, and employed in raising a regiment to oppose the British government, though he had become a subject and accepted the protection of that government," This unjust and merciless sentence was accordingly put into execution on the 4th of August, 1781.
第 24 頁 - ... to recite, that my pen is loth to write it. After so long time and tedious travels, God of his goodness using his accustomed favor, changed their sorrow into joy, and showed unto them the sight of land. Whereof they were so exceeding glad, that the pleasure caused them to remain a long time as men without sense: whereby they let the pinnace float this and that way without holding any right way or course.