Documents Relating to the Colonial History of the State of New Jersey Volume 1

Documents Relating to the Colonial History of the State of New Jersey Volume 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1880 edition. Excerpt: ...of ye Indians but Ref use to pay any acknowledgment to ye King's Grantees. 1 Printed in Elijjabetbtown Bill in Chancery, p. 40, as of date 1677. El'. Q. 18t Wither ye grants made by Coll. Nicolls are good agst the assigns of ye Ld Berckly & Ld George Cartrett Q 2nd Wither the grant from ye Indians be sufficient to any planter without a grant from ye King or his Assignes Ans 18t To ye first Question the authority by which Coll. Nicolls acted Determined by ye Duke's Grant to ye Ld Bercklev it Ld George Cartrett it all Grants made by him afterwards (though according to ye Comission) are void for ye Delegated power wh Coll Nicolls had of making grants of ye Land could Last no Longer than his Maj' Intrest who gave him yt Power it ye having or not having Notice of ye Duke's Grant to ye Lord Berkeley & Sr George Cartret makes no Difference in ye Law but ye want of Notice makes it great Equity yt ye Present Proprietr should Confirm Such Grants to ye People who will submit to ye Conssions and Payments of the Present Proprietors Quitt rents otherwise they may look upon them as Desseizors and treat them as such. Anser to the 2d Question by ye Law of Nations if any People make Discovery of any Contry of Barbarians the Prince of yt People who makes ye Discovery hath ye Right of ye Soyle and Goverment of ye Place & no people can plant there without ye consent of ye Prince or of such Persons to whom the right is Devoulved and Conveyed the practice of all Plantations has been according to this & no people has been suffered to take ye Land but by ye Consent and Lycence of ye Gov' or Proprietors under ye Prince's tytle whose people made ye first Discovery & upon their Submission to ye Law of ye Place and Contribution to ye Publick charges more

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  • Paperback | 184 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 340g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236551982
  • 9781236551986