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" Taxation is no part of the governing or legislative power. The taxes are a voluntary gift and grant of the Commons alone. In legislation the three estates of the realm are alike concerned ; but the concurrence of the peers and the Crown to a tax is only... "
Political Debates - Page 5
by William Pitt (Earl of Chatham), Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons - 1766 - 18 pages
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An Impartial History of the War in America: Between Great Britain and Her ...

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1780 - 652 pages
...realm are alike concerned, but the concurrence of the peers and the crown to a tax, is only neceflary to clofe with the form of a law. The gift and grant is of the commons aloiic. In ancient days, the crown, the barons, and the clergy poffefled the lands. In thofe days,...
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The Beauties of the British Senate: Taken from the Debates of the ..., Volume 2

Great Britain. Parliament - Great Britain - 1786 - 351 pages
...realm are alike concerned, but the concurrence of the Peers and the Crown to a tax, is only neceflary to clofe with the form of a law. The gift and grant is of the Commons, alone. In antient days, the Crown, the Barons, and the Clergy poffeffed the lands. In thofe days, the Barons...
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Anecdotes of the Life of the Right Hon. William Pitt, Earl of ..., Volume 1

John Almon, William Pitt (Earl of Chatham) - Great Britain - 1792
...realm are alike concerned, but the concurrence of the Peers and the Crown to a tax, is only neceftaty to clofe with the form of a law. The gift and grant...ancient days, the Crown, the Barons, and the Clergy poffefled the lands. In ihofe days, the Barons and the Clergy, gave and granted to the Crown. Thsy...
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Anecdotes of the Life of the Right Honourable William Pitt, Earl ..., Volume 2

John Almon - Great Britain - 1793
...* alike concerned, but the concurrence of ' the Peers and the Crown to a tax, is only « neceflary to clofe with the form of a law , ' The gift and grant...ancient days, the Crown, the ' Barons, and the Clergy, poffeflcdthe lands. ' In thofe days, the Barons and the Clergy ' aave anc* oraute(i to the Crown. They...
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The History, Civil and Commercial, of the British Colonies in the West ...

Bryan Edwards - Botany - 1793
...concerned: but the con" currence of the peers and the crown to a tax, is only neceflary to clothe it " in the form of a law. The gift and grant is of the commons alone." It i* unneceflary to fay more concerning the right of parliamentary taxation of the colonies, becaufe...
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Anecdotes of the Life of the Right Hon. William Pitt, Earl of ..., Volume 1

John Almon - Great Britain - 1797
...realm are alike concerned, but the concurrence of the Peers and the Crown to a tax, is only neceflary to clofe with the form of a law. The gift and grant...ancient days, the -Crown, the Barons, and the Clergy, pofTefled the lands. In thofe days, the Barons and the Clergy gave and granted to the Crown. They gave...
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Biographical, Literary, and Political Anecdotes, of Several of the ..., Volume 2

John Almon - Great Britain - 1797
...are alike concerned, but the concurrence of the Peers and the Crown to a tax, is only ne». ceflary to clofe with the form of a law. The gift and grant is of the Commons alone. la ancient days, the Crown, the Barons, . and the Clergy, poflefled the lands. In thofe days, the Barons...
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The Political Writings of John Dickinson, Esquire: The speech of John ...

John Dickinson - Constitutional law - 1801
...al'dc concerned, but the concurrence of the peers and the cro-wu to a tax, is only necessary to close with the form of a law. The gift and grant is of the ecenmons atone." — " Tiee distinction hetlveen legislation end taxatton is essentially neces'sary...
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The Crisis of the Sugar Colonies; Or, An Enquiry Into the Objects and ...

James Stephen - Blacks - 1802 - 223 pages
...concerned; but " the concurrence of the Peers and the Crown " to a tax, is only necessary to clothe it in the " form of a law. The gift and grant is of " the Commons alone *. The Declaratory Act therefore is not only unrepealed, but unimpeached jn its general principle,...
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The History of England: From the Accession of King George the ..., Volume 1

John Adolphus - Great Britain - 1802
...concerned, but the concur" rence of the peers and the crown to a tax-, " is only neceflary to clothe it with the form of " a law. The gift and grant is of the common* " alone. In ancient days, the crown, the ba" rons, and the clergy, pollrffcd the lands. In...
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