Interesting tracts, relating to the island of Jamaica: consisting of curious state-papers, councils of war, letters, petitions, narratives, &c. &c., which throw great light on the history of that island, from its conquest down to the year 1702

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Page 247 - William and Mary, by the grace of God of ' England, Scotland, France and Ireland, king and queen, defenders of the faith, &c.
Page 173 - Contrary in any wise notwithstanding although express mention of the true yearly value or certainty of the premises or any of them or of any other gifts or grants by Us or by any of Our progenitors or predecessors heretofore made to the said...
Page 192 - And you are with the advice and consent of our said council, to take especial care to regulate all salaries and fees belonging to places, or paid upon emergencies, that they be within the bounds of moderation, and that no exaction be made on any occasion whatsoever; as also, that tables of all fees be publickly hung up in all places where such fees are to be paid; and you are to transmit copies of all such tables of fees to us, and to our commissioners for trade and plantations as aforesaid.
Page 219 - And in the choice and nomination of the members of our said council, as also of the principal officers, judges, assistants, justices and sheriffs, you are always to take care that they be men of good life, and well affected to our government, of good estates and abilities, and not necessitous people or much in debt.
Page 169 - Know ye, that we of our special grace, certain knowledge and mere motion, have given and granted, and by these presents, for us, our heirs and successors, do give and grant...
Page 219 - You are to permit the Members of Our said Council to have and Enjoy freedom of Debate and Vote in all Affairs of publick concern that may be debated in Council.
Page 194 - You are to give all due Encouragement and Invitation to Merchants and others, who shall bring Trade unto our said Province, or any way contribute to the advantage thereof, and in particular the Royal African Company of England.
Page 120 - Whereas there was this day read at the Board a Report from the Right Honourable the Lords of the Committee of Council for...
Page 191 - Province, or his Deputy for the Time being, to furnish you with Transcripts of all such Acts and publick Orders as shall be made from Time to Time, together with a Copy of the Journals of...
Page 3 - Highnefs and your fucceflbrs will have the " glory and advantage of all, and that the full " difcovery and fettlement are referved for hap" pier perfons than the unfortunate Columbus.

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