Historical Records of Australia: Governors' despatches to and from England. Series I, Volume 10

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Library Committee of the Commonwealth Parliament., 1917 - Australia
 

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Page 317 - Council, with numbers of other principal gentlemen of quality, with the Lord Mayor, Aldermen, and citizens of London, do now hereby, with one voice and consent of tongue and heart, publish and proclaim, that the high and mighty Prince...
Page 471 - Abettors ;"—as also to make and subscribe, and cause them to make and subscribe the Declaration mentioned in an Act of Parliament made in the Twentyfifth Year of the Reign of King Charles the Second, intituled, " An Act for preventing Dangers which may happen from Popish Recusants.
Page 471 - Clinton, full power and authority from time to time and at any time hereafter by yourself, or by any other to be authorized by you in that behalf, to administer and give the...
Page 475 - Governor or Commander in Chief of our said colony, to whom we do therefore, by these presents, give and grant all and singular the powers and authorities herein granted to be by him executed and enjoyed during our pleasure, or until your arrival within our said colony.
Page 471 - Parliament to be taken instead of the oaths of allegiance and supremacy to all and every such person and persons as you shall think fit, who shall at any time or times pass into our said province or shall be resident or abiding there.
Page 471 - Execution, and to administer or cause to be administered unto them such Oath or Oaths as are usually given for the due Execution and Performance of Offices and Places, and for the clearing of Truth in Judicial Causes.
Page 26 - To assert positively that we' were on the margin of the lake, or sea, into which this great body of water is discharged, might reasonably be deemed a conclusion...
Page 26 - NE over the plain of reeds which surrounded us, the river decreasing in depth from upwards of twenty feet to less than five feet, and flowing over a bottom of tenacious blue mud, and the current still running with nearly the same rapidity as when the water was confined within the banks of the river. This point of junction with interior waters, or where the Macquarie ceased to have the form of a river, is in latitude 30 45
Page 478 - You are to endeavour by every possible means to open an Intercourse with the Natives and to conciliate their affections, enjoining all Our Subjects to live in amity and kindness with them. And if any of Our Subjects shall wantonly destroy them, or give them any unnecessary Interruption in the exercise of their several occupations. It is our Will and Pleasure that you do cause such offenders to be brought to punishment according to the degree of the Offence.
Page 705 - ... be levied by distress and sale of the offender's goods and chattels, by warrant under the hand and seal or hands and seals of such Justice or Justices...

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