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" That the respective colonies are entitled to the common law of England, and more especially to the great and inestimable privilege of being tried by their peers of the vicinage, according to the course of that law. "
The Life of George Washington,: Commander in Chief of the American Forces ... - Page 47
by John Marshall, Bushrod Washington - 1804
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United States Reports: Cases Adjudged in the Supreme Court, Volume 33

United States. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1834
...the original foundation of the common law. The old congress, in the year 1774, unanimously resolved, that the respective colonies are entitled to the common law of England. 1 Story's Com. 140, and note. The colony of Pennsylvania was settled about the year 1682 ; at which...
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Constitution of the United States: Constitution of the State of California ...

United States - Constitutions - 1969 - 306 pages
...external, for raising a revenue on the subjects in America, without their consent. Resolved, NCD 5. That the respective colonies are entitled to the common...vicinage, according to the course of that law. Resolved, NCD 6. That they are entitled to the benefit of such of the English statutes as existed at the time...
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Journal of the Proceedings of the Congress Held at Philadelphia, September 5 ...

United States - 1974 - 144 pages
...colonies are entitled to the common law of England, and more efpecially to the great and ineftimable privilege of being tried by their peers of the vicinage, according to the courfe of that law. Refolded, 6. THAT they are entitled to the benefit of luch of the Englifh ftatutes,...
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Firearms Legislation: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Crime of the ...

United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on Crime - Firearms - 1975
...standing army to guard our "Western frontier" " ; whereas w"Resol>-ed, NCD [iteming contraddente^ 5. That the respective colonies are entitled to the common...the vicinage, according to the course of that law." Declaration and Resolves of the First Continental Congress, 1774, reprinted in Prof. B. Schwartz, (note...
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Firearms Legislation: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Crime of the ...

United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on Crime - Firearms - 1975 - 3450 pages
..."Retoh-ed, NCD [nemlne contraiicente'\ 5. That the respective colonies are entitled to the common Inw of England, and more especially to the great and Inestimable...the vicinage, according to the course of that law." fleclnratlon and Resolves of the Firitt Continental Congress, m), reprinted In Prof. B. Schwartz, (note...
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Studies in English Legal History

Theodore Frank Thomas Plucknett - History - 1983 - 352 pages
...something to be said when finally arms yielded place to the toga; the Congress had resolved in 1774 105 " that the respective colonies are entitled to the common law of England," — a statement which their founders would have hesitated to make — and it remained to decide how...
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Constitutional History of the American Revolution: The Authority of Rights

John Phillip Reid - History - 2003 - 374 pages
...would not have been possible had Great Britain not maintained a standing army in North America. 5. That the respective colonies are entitled to the common...the vicinage, according to the course of that law. 6. That they are entitled to the benefit of such of the English statutes, as existed at the time of...
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No State Shall Abridge: The Fourteenth Amendment and the Bill of Rights

Michael Kent Curtis - Law - 1986 - 275 pages
...also claimed "all the rights, liberties, and immunities of free" English subjects. Among these was "the great and inestimable privilege of being tried...by their peers of the vicinage," according to the due course of law.61 The words privileges and immunities reappeared in the Articles of Confederation....
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The Constitutional Convention and the Formation of the Union

Winton U. Solberg - History - 1990 - 428 pages
...external, for raising a revenue on the subjects in America, without their consent. Resolved, N. C. D. 5. That the respective colonies are entitled to the common...vicinage, according to the course of that law. Resolved, 6. That they are entitled to the benefit of such of the English statutes as existed at the time of...
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Greece, Rome, and the Bill of Rights

Susan Ford Wiltshire - Political Science - 1992 - 247 pages
...the Crown alone and to trials held in England for crimes alleged to have occurred in the colonies: "That the respective colonies are entitled to the...the vicinage, according to the course of that law." The Court also quotes the Declaration of Independence with its objections to the king's making "judges...
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