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Page 338 - I do declare that no foreign prince, person, prelate, state, or potentate hath, or ought to have, any jurisdiction, power, superiority, preeminence, or authority, ecclesiastical or spiritual, within this realm : So help me God.
Page 88 - ... the beginning of the three and fortieth degree of northern latitude, and on the south by a circle drawn at twelve miles distance from New Castle, northward and westward unto the beginning of the fortieth degree of northern latitude, and then by a straight line westward to the limits of longitude above mentioned.
Page 338 - I will be faithful, and bear true allegiance to his Majesty king George.— So help me God.' ' I, AB, do swear, that I do from my heart abhor, detest, and abjure, as impious and heretical, that damnable doctrine and position, that Princes excommunicated or deprived by the Pope, or any authority of the See of Rome, may be deposed or murthered by their subjects, or any other whatsoever.
Page 246 - Esq., or, in his absence, to such as for the time being take care for preserving the peace and administering the laws in their Majesties' province of New York, in America.
Page 267 - We do, by these presents, for us, our heirs, and successors, will and ordain that the territories arid colonies commonly called or known by the names of the colony of the Massachusetts Bay and colony of New Plymouth, the province of Maine, the territory called Acadia or Nova Scotia, and all that tract of land lying between the said territories of Nova Scotia and the said province of Maine...
Page 90 - ... you shall be governed by laws of your own making, and live a free, and, if you will, a sober and industrious people.
Page 90 - I choose to solve the controversy with this small distinction, and it belongs to all three: any government is free to the people under it (whatever be the frame) where the laws rule and the people are a party to those laws, and more than this is tyranny, oligarchy, or confusion.
Page xlvi - America aforesaid ; extending north and eastward, as far as the north end of Currituck river or inlet, upon a strait westerly line to Wyonoak creek, which lies within or about the degrees of thirtysix and thirty minutes, northern latitude; and so west, in a direct line, as far as the .south seas...
Page 62 - Highness thought fit that there should be 'a General Assembly of all the freeholders by the persons who they shall choose to represent them ' and who were to consult with the governor and council . . . what laws are fit and necessary to be made and established for the good weal and government of the said Colony and its dependencies.