Decisions of the Court of sessions, from 1752 to (1808)

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Page 119 - Union, and notwithstanding thereof. XXII. That, by virtue of this treaty of the peers of Scotland, at the time of the Union, sixteen shall be the number to sit and vote in the House of Lords, and fortyfive, the number of the representatives of Scotland, in the House of Commons of the Parliament of Great Britain.
Page 300 - Island ; he also got the Command of a Fort in it. In 1783 he obtained leave of absence for a year, that he might return to Scotland for the recovery of his health. He died a few months after his arrival. The 79th Regiment was by this time reduced.
Page 114 - ... prifon ; and that every fuch man was from that time to be deemed a lifted foldier, and not to be taken out of his Majefty's fervice by any procefs, other than for fome criminal matter. Nothing could more plainly...
Page 82 - ... or no intereft, or without further proof of intereft " than the policy, or by way of gaming, or wagering, or without " benefit of falvage to the nffiner s ' and that every fuch infurance " fhall be null and void to all intents and purpofes.
Page 547 - It is ordered and adjudged by the lords spiritual and temporal in parliament assembled, that the said petition and appeal be, and is hereby, dismissed this House ; and that the said interlocutor therein complained of be, and the same is hereby, affirmed.
Page 541 - The precise words of the reservation are : declaring " that I, the said Duke, by granting these presents, do not exclude myself or my successors from any claim which I or they may have at law to a full year's rent of the lands...
Page 140 - Where a policy was effected for a voyage from Virginia to Rotterdam, with liberty to call at a port in England...
Page 283 - Newlands, in liferent, for his liferent use allenarly, and to the heirs lawfully to be procreated of his body, in fee, &c.
Page 300 - ... left it, in order, as was said, to purchase various articles for his plantation. His father intromitted with the funds in England. The rights of the parties turned upon the question, whether William Macdonald had his domicil in Jamaica or in Scotland. It was offered to be proved, that the deceased meant to have returned to Jamaica if his health had permitted, and that he had no intention of residing in Scotland. The Lord Ordinary found the succession was to be regulated by the law of Scotland,...

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