Records of the Cape Colony from February 1793

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Government of the Cape Colony, 1905 - Cape of Good Hope (South Africa)
 

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Page 111 - That through a determined and persevering, but at the same time judicious and temperate enforcement of such measures, this House looks forward to a progressive improvement in the character of the slave population, such as may prepare them for a participation in those civil rights and privileges which are enjoyed by other classes of his Majesty's subjects.
Page 163 - ... it is, therefore, enacted, " that the privileges thereby granted to foreign ships shall be limited to the ships of those countries which, having colonial possessions, shall grant the like privileges of trading with those possessions to British ships, or which, not having colonial possessions, shall place the commerce and navigation of this country, and of its possessions abroad, upon the footing of the most favoured nation, unless his majesty, by his order in council, shall, in any case, deem...
Page 163 - Present, the King's Most Excellent Majesty in Council. Whereas by an Act, passed in the sixth year of the reign of His present Majesty, intituled, " An Act to regulate the trade of the British possessions abroad...
Page 164 - Majesty doth further, with the advice aforesaid, declare, that the privileges so granted as aforesaid to the ships of the said United...
Page 164 - Possessions, have also been repealed, and that the Ports of the United States are now open to British Vessels and their Cargoes, coming from His Majesty's Possessions aforesaid; His Majesty doth, therefore, with the advice of His Privy Council, and in pursuance and exercise of the powers so vested in Him, as aforesaid, by the said Act, so passed in the...
Page 165 - States, so far as respected the colony of the Cape of Good Hope and the islands, settlements, and territories belonging thereto and dependent thereupon, and so far as...
Page 163 - British possessions abroad," after reciting that " by the Law of Navigation foreign ships are permitted to import into any of the British possessions abroad, from the countries to which they belong, goods the produce of those countries, and to export goods from such possessions to be carried to any foreign country whatever," and that " it is expedient that such permission should be subject to certain conditions...
Page 163 - Present : — The Queen's Most Excellent Majesty in Council. WHEREAS by an Act, passed in the...
Page 388 - River. The pursuits of the people to whom the occupation of tracts under the name of "request places" has been granted by the magistrate of the district, and which are yet unconfirmed and unsurveyed, consist altogether of grazing sheep and cattle during certain parts of the year, and keeping up an illicit trade in firearms and gunpowder with the Griquas and Bechuana tribes. It is of interest to note that the supply of firearms and gunpowder to the Griquas by the farmers of the northern frontier was...
Page 164 - Parliament, declare and grant that it is and shall be lawful for the ships of the United States aforesaid to import into any of the British possessions abroad, from the said United States, goods the produce of the United States aforesaid, and not enumerated in the table of prohibitions and restrictions in the said Act contained, and to export goods from such British possessions abroad to be carried to any foreign country whatever, provided always, that such goods so...

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