A Treatise on the Law of Elections: In All Its Branches

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T. Payne, 1789 - Election law - 176 pages
 

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Page cxi - Wales during the life of the late King James, and since his decease, pretending to be and taking upon himself the stile and title of King of England by the name of James the Third...
Page cix - James, and since his decease, pretending to be and taking upon himself the stile and title of King of England by the name of James the Third, or of Scotland by the name of James the Eighth, or the stile and title of King of Great Britain, hath not any right or title whatsoever to the crown of this realm...
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