An Impartial History of the Present War in America : Containing an Account of Its Rise and Progress, the Political Springs Thereof, with Its Various Successes and Disappointments on Both Sides

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1780* Excerpt: ...pleased, and do hereby declare, that if any of the inhabitants of our said colony do set upon the planting of vineyards, (the foil and climate both seeming naturally to coucur to the production of wines) or be industrious in the discovery of fishing-banks, in or about the said colony, we will, from tune to time, give and allow all due and fitting encouragement therein, as to others in cases of like nature. And further of our more ample grace, certain knowledge, and mere motion, we have give and granted, and by these presents, for Us, our heirs and successors, do give and grant, unto the said governor and company of the Englifli colony of Rhode Island and Providence plantation in the Narragansett bay in New-England, in America, and to every inhabitant there, and to every person and persons trading thither, and to every such person or persons as are or (hall be free of the said colony, full, power and authority, from time to time, and at all times hereafter, to take, lliip, transport, and carry away, out of any of our realms and dominions, for and towards the plantation and defence of the said colony, such and so many, of our loving subjects aud stran assemblies in the year, in the months of May and October, gers, as shall or will willingly accompany them in and to their said colony and plantation, except flich, person or persons as are or shall be therein restrained by us, our heirs and successors, or any law or statute, of this realm; and also to ship and transport all and all manner of goods, chattels, merchandize, -and other things whatsoever, that are or (hall be useful or necessary for the, said plantations, and defence thereof, and usually transported, and not prohibited by any law or statute of this our realm; yeilding and paying unto us, ' our heirs a...

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