The emigrant's introduction to an acquaintance with the British American colonies: and the present condition and prospects of the colonists

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Parbury and Company, 1837 - Great Britain - 324 pages

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Page 295 - HAPPY the man whose wish and care A few paternal acres bound, Content to breathe his native air In his own ground. Whose herds with milk, whose fields with bread, Whose flocks supply him with attire ; Whose trees in summer yield him shade, In winter, fire.
Page 300 - Twentyfive square miles. 2. — All the Lands in the Colony, not hitherto granted, and not appropriated for public purposes, will be put up to sale. — The price will of course depend upon the quality of the Land, and its local situation, but no land will be sold below the rate of Five Shillings per acre.
Page 7 - So the Lord scattered them abroad from thence upon the face of all the earth ; and they left off to build the city.
Page 304 - Commander in Chief, or from the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty, that they do so with the view of emigrating, and such Certificate, if produced to the Governor of any Colony within one year from its date, but not otherwise, will be a sufficient warrant for allowing the bearer the same advantages as Officers still in Her Majesty's service.
Page 303 - Ordnance, showing that their emigration has been sanctioned, and stating exactly their rank and length of service. No document from the office of the Secretary of State is necessary. 4.
Page 299 - ... that the lots will be sold to the highest bidder: and if no offer should be made at the upset price, that the lands will be reserved for future sale In a similar manner by auction. The...
Page 8 - The wilderness and the solitary place shall be glad ; and the desert shall rejoice, and blossom as the rose.
Page 299 - Crown-lands will, at least once in every year, submit to the Governor a Report of the land which it may be expedient to offer for sale within the then ensuing year, and the upset price per acre at which he would recommend it to be offered ; the land so offered having been previously surveyed and valued in one or more contiguous tracts of those which are most adapted for settlement, according to the local peculiarities of the province, and in proportion to the number of deputy-surveyors who can be...
Page 322 - ... be purchased, on making application to the Governor, in writing, with full explanations of the reasons for which the parties wish to purchase a smaller quantity. 8. The Crown reserves to itself the right of making and constructing such roads and bridges as may be necessary for public purposes in all lands purchased as above, and also to such indigenous timber, stone, and other materials, the produce of the land, as may be required for making and keeping the said roads and bridges in repair, and...
Page 321 - Those persons who are desirous of purchasing will be allowed to select, within certain defined limits, such portions of land as they may wish to acquire in that manner. These portions of...

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