Appel Au Parlement Imperial Et Aux Habitans Des Colonies Angloises, Dans L'Amerique Du Nord; Sur Les Pretentions Exorbitantes Du Gouvernement Executif Et Du Conseil Legislatif de La Province Du Bas-Canada

Appel Au Parlement Imperial Et Aux Habitans Des Colonies Angloises, Dans L'Amerique Du Nord; Sur Les Pretentions Exorbitantes Du Gouvernement Executif Et Du Conseil Legislatif de La Province Du Bas-Canada

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1824 edition. Excerpt: ...to oblige in due form of law all the subjects of His Mnjesty, who possess and who have therein the property of the lands liable to homage, to cens and divers rents, or who have claims upon the foundation, to declare and settle by Titles and evidence, in a reasonable but certain time, what each one owes and what is due to him, it was resolved on the same day, that a provisional Report, in this respect, should be made, and it was afterwards laid before His Excellency, that a Proclamation might issue or such other lawful measure for executing a Commission of this nature. Notwithstanding the continual application and the activity of the Commissioners, they had only Copies of the Titles and Plans; the execution of the remaining objects of the Commission was retarded, while awaiting the necessary measures at law. (xlix) On the 26th of August, the Commissioners and some Jesuits (xliii) Petition and Memoire thereunto annexed of the 19th November 1787, mentioning those previously made since the Conquest. (xliv) Book B of the proceedings, page 18. (xlv) Iteport No. 1 of the Titles, Page 2 & 3. (xlvi) Book B of the proceedings, page 18, signed by the nine Commissioners. (xlvii) Book B ditto, page 22. (xlviii) Book B of the proceedings of the 17th March 1788, page 23. (xlix) Book B of the proceedings from page 23 to 34, where there i a Protest by a Notary at Montreal with a Note, writing, or opinion of the Honble. William Smith, Chief Justice, and a motion of Mr. Panet. being required to go on the 15th September to a Committee of the Council at thev Bishop's Palace, the Commissioners went there, and delivered in writing the causes which retarded the accomplishment of the Commission. The Committee caused to be read the Letter of the Reverend...show more

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  • Paperback | 144 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 268g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236809815
  • 9781236809810