St. Helena: The Historic Island from Its Discovery to the Present Date

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Ward Lock & Company, Limited, 1903 - Botany - 343 pages

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Page 20 - Also we do, for us, our heirs, and successors, declare, by these presents, that all and every the persons, being our subjects, which shall dwell and inhabit within every or any of the said several colonies and plantations, and every of their children, which shall happen to be born within any of the limits and precincts of the said several colonies and plantations, shall have and enjoy all liberties, franchises, and immunities, within...
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