The History, Civil and Commercial, of the British Colonies in the West Indies: Present inhabitants. Agriculture. Government and commerce. Appendix: Containing tables of West Indian exports and imports to and from Great Britain and Ireland

John Stockdale, 1801

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第 389 頁 - Governor presides in the Court of Error, of which he and the Council are judges, to hear and determine all appeals, in the nature of writs of error, from the superior courts of common law.
第 439 頁 - Taxation is no part of the governing or legislative power. The taxes are a voluntary gift and grant of the Commons alone. In legislation the three estates of the realm are alike concerned ; but the concurrence of the peers and the Crown to a tax is only necessary to clothe it with the form of a law. The gift and grant is of the Commons alone.
第 568 頁 - To prohibit a great people, however, from making all that they can of every part of their own produce, or from employing their stock and industry in the way that they judge most advantageous to themselves, is a manifest violation of the most sacred rights of mankind.
第 523 頁 - Continuance of this article, the United States will prohibit and restrain the carrying any Molasses, Sugar, Coffee, Cocoa or Cotton in American vessels, either from His Majesty's Islands or from the United States, to any part of the World, except the United States, reasonable Sea Stores excepted.
第 114 頁 - ... were debilitated, bloated, and in a very deplorable condition. The mortality continued after his arrival, and two or three were frequently buried in one day : others were taken ill and began to decline under the same symptoms.
第 210 頁 - And, in order to prevent the many mischiefs that may hereafter arise from the wicked art of Negroes going under the appellation of Obeah men and women, pretending to have communication with the devil and other evil spirits...
第 443 頁 - But should any nation, contrary to our wishes, suppose it may better find its advantage by continuing its system of prohibitions, duties and regulations, it behooves us to protect our citizens, their commerce and navigation, by counter prohibitions, duties and regulations, also. Free commerce and navigation are not to be given in exchange for restrictions and vexations ; nor are they likely to produce a relaxation of them.
第 105 頁 - Why raise ye thus the heroic lay, Why triumph o'er the dead? No tear bedews their fixed eye : "Tis now the hero lives, they cry — Released from slavery's chain, Beyond the billowy surge he flies,.
第 188 頁 - Be it therefore enacted, by the lieutenant governor, council, and assembly of the said island, and it is hereby enacted and ordained by the authority of the same, That from and after the...
第 370 頁 - The tree grows spontaneously, and seems to mock all the labours of man in his endeavours to extend or improve its growth, not one attempt in fifty to propagate the young plants, or to raise them from the seeds, in parts of the country where it is not found growing spontaneously, having succeeded.