documents relating to the colonial history of the state of new jersey

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Essential tool for research into the colonial period of New Jersey's history.

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Page 477 - further Security of His Majesty's Person and Govern"ment and the Succession of the Crown in the Heirs of "the late Princess Sophia being Protestants and for ex"tinguishing the Hopes of the pretended Prince of Wales "and his open and secret Abettors...
Page 477 - ... the oaths appointed by an act of parliament made in the first year of the reign of our late royal father, to be taken instead of the oaths of allegiance and supremacy...
Page 132 - ... then this obligation to be void, or else to remain in full force and effect.
Page 493 - Councillor and his answer thereunto. And in Case of Suspension of any of them, You are to cause your Reasons, for so doing, together with the Charges and proofs against the said Persons, and their...
Page 480 - Government, and, as Occasion shall serve, to march from one place to another, or to embark them for the resisting and withstanding of all Enemies, Pirates and Rebels, both at...
Page 476 - And we do hereby give and grant unto you full Power and Authority, with the Advice and Consent of our said Council from Time to Time as Need shall require, to summon and call general Assemblies of the said Freeholders and Planters within your Government according to the Usage of our Province of New-York.
Page 476 - Council, any three whereof We do hereby appoint to be a Quorum; Our Will and Pleasure is, that you signify the same unto us by the first opportunity, that We may under Our Signet and Sign Manual constitute and appoint others in their Stead. But that Our Affairs may not suffer at that Distance, for Want of a due Number of Councillors...
Page 364 - And whereas by an Act made in the Seventh and Eighth Years of the Reign of King William the Third, intituled " An Act for preventing Frauds, and regulating abuses in the Plantation Trade...
Page 502 - Act, entitled, an Act for the further security of his Majesty's person, and the succession of the crown in the Protestant line, and for extinguishing the hopes of the pretended Prince of Wales, and all other pretenders, and their open and secret abettors...
Page 474 - To Our Trusty and Welbeloved Jonathan Belcher Esq' Greeting. We reposing especial Trust and Confidence in the Prudence Courage and Loyalty, of you the said Jonathan Belcher, of Our especial Grace certain knowledge and mere motion have thought fit to constitute and appoint, and by these Presents do constitute and appoint you the said Jonathan Belcher to be Our Captain General and Governor in chief in and over Our Province of Nova Caesarea or New Jersey in America.

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