Report of the Committee of the African Institution, Volume 9

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Page 117 - And he that stealeth a man, and selleth him, or if he be found in his hand, he shall surely be put to death.
Page 26 - Treaty, and the publication thereof, it shall not be lawful for any of the Subjects of the Crown of Portugal...
Page 25 - ... in a cause, of which the final triumph will be one of the greatest monuments of the age which undertook it, and which shall have gloriously carried it into complete effect.
Page 2 - Majesty, with respect to a description of traffic repugnant to the principles of natural justice and of the enlightened age in which we live, engages to unite all his efforts to those of His Britannic Majesty, at the approaching Congress, to induce all the Powers of Christendom to decree the abolition of the...
Page 79 - February 1810, being founded on circumstances of a temporary nature, which have happily ceased to exist, the said Treaty is hereby declared to be void in all its parts, and of no effect ; without prejudice, however, to the ancient Treaties of alliance, friendship and guarantee, which have so long and so happily subsisted between the two Crowns, and which are hereby renewed by the High Contracting Parties, and acknowledged to be of full force and effect.
Page 31 - Majesty for the completion of so beneficent a work, and to prohibit all persons inhabiting within the said -United Provinces, or subject to their jurisdiction, in the most effectual manner, and by the most solemn laws, from taking any share in such trade.
Page 79 - ... resorting to the actual Dominions of the Crown of Portugal, or to the Territories which are claimed in the said Treaty of Alliance, as belonging to the said Crown of Portugal, to the southward of the Line, for the purposes of...
Page 80 - Article shall be promulgated, such further payments as may then remain due and payable upon the loan of .600,000, made in London for the service of Portugal, in the year 1809, in consequence of a Convention signed on the 21st of April of 'the same year; which Convention, under the conditions specified as aforesaid, is hereby declared to be void and of no effect.
Page 77 - Portugal, being equally desirous to terminate amicably all the doubts which have arisen relative to the parts of the coast of Africa with which the subjects of the Crown of Portugal, under the laws of that kingdom and the Treaty subsisting with his Britannic Majesty, may lawfully carry on a trade in slaves; and whereas several ships, the property of the said subjects of Portugal, have been detained and condemned, upon the...
Page 116 - This natural liberty consists properly in a power of acting as one thinks fit, without any restraint or control, unless by the law of nature, being a right inherent in us by birth, and one of the gifts of God to man at his creation, when he endowed him with the faculty of free will.

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