Documents Relating to the Colonial History of the State of New Jersey Volume 9

Documents Relating to the Colonial History of the State of New Jersey Volume 9

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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. 1885 edition. Excerpt: ... speedy and Effectual Execution this Very important object" and concludes as follows: "I have also in Command from the King to acquaint you, that tho' the present Situation of Affairs, would have fully justified, the having required of the Provinces, as large a number of Men as they ever have raised for any of the former Campaigns, instead of the quota, which was demanded the last year; yet, His Majty considering the high importance of the Service, which makes the subject of this letter, and being desirous to Ease the burthens of his faithful Subjects, as far as shall be consistent with their own Safety, has been pleased to require only the same number of Men, as for the last year, in order thereby to facilitate a measure, so essential as the compleating the Regular Regiments, by Recruits to be furnished from the Provinces in N" America; and the King is persuaded that the said Provinces, duly sensible of His Majt)" tender and paternal care for their welfare, will in return, readily, and chearfully comply with the orders now sent you. I am ettc. Egremont. Representation from the Lords of Trade to the King, recommending the disapproval of two Acts passed in New Jersey in April, 1761. From P. B. O. B. T. New Jersey, Vol. 17, p. 122. Whitehall Dec 22; 1761 To the King's most Excellent Majesty May it please your Majesty We have had under Our Consideration two Acts passed in Your Majesty's Colony of New Jersey in April 1761, and We humbly beg leave to lay the said Acts before Your Majesty together with such Observations as have occurred to Us upon them. The first of these Acts is Entituled, An Act for obviating doubts respecting the Acts of Assembly past last Session and for confirming the proceedings of the Courts of Justice in this Province since more

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  • Paperback | 196 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 11mm | 358g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236660048
  • 9781236660046