The history of the county of Lincoln

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1830
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Page 122 - Province, under the penalties therein expressed, so as such Ordinances be reasonable, and not repugnant or contrary, but as near as may be, agreeable to the laws and statutes of this our Kingdom of England, and so as the same ordinances do not extend to the binding, charging, or taking away of the right or interest of any person or persons, in their freehold, goods or chattels whatsoever.
Page 119 - ... to sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded, answer and be answered, defend and be defended, in all state courts having competent jurisdiction, and in any circuit court of the United States...
Page 270 - ... delinquents in England who have not yet compounded), shall be vested in the Lord Protector, to hold, to him and his successors, Lords Protectors of these nations, and shall not be alienated but by consent in Parliament. And all debts, fines, issues, amercements, penalties and profits, certain and casual, due to the Keepers of the liberties of England by authority of Parliament...
Page 119 - York, be and shall be, forever hereafter, persons able and in law capable to have, get, receive, and possess lands, tenements, rents, liberties, jurisdictions, franchises, and hereditaments to them and their successors in fee simple...
Page 123 - ... that the common council of the city, aforesaid, for the time being, or the major part of them, shall and may have power, from time to time, to...
Page 119 - Charter, shall for ever hereafter be one body corporate and politic in deed, fact and name, by the name and style " THE CORPORATION OF THE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE IN THE CITY OF NEW YORK, IN AMERICA...
Page 70 - parts of Nottinghamshire, and Yorkshire, which afforded an honest employment and " livelyhood to great numbers of people. But at present the said navigacion is much " obstructed and in great decay by reason that the rivers or auntient channells of " Witham and Fosdyke, which runn betwixt Boston and Trent are much silted and " landed up and thereby not passable with boats and lyters as formerly, to the great " decay of the trade and intercourse of the said citty and all market and other towns " neare...
Page 327 - ... steep from each point, and the road is formed with pebbles, roughly pitched. Crowland, though nominally a market-town, is virtually only a large village ; little more than the ruins of its former splendour remaining. The market was long since removed to Thorney, as a more eligible place. The town or village is so surrounded with fens, as to be inaccessible, except from the north and east ; in which directions the road is formed by artificial banks of earth. The inhabitants are principally occupied...
Page 238 - Contrary in any wise notwithstanding although express mention of the true yearly value or certainty of the premises or any of them or of any other gifts or grants by Us or by any of Our progenitors or predecessors heretofore made to the said...
Page 25 - The sorts of timber which are yet distinguishable are birch, fir, and oak. The soil to which the trees are fixed, and in which they grew, is a soft greasy clay, but for many inches above that, the soil is composed of decayed leaves and other vegetable matter. The water on the outside of the banks which the forest has formed, deepens very suddenly. The whole appearance of the vegetable soil, which is found here, so perfectly agrees...

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