Reports of the Supreme Court of Canada Volume 11

Reports of the Supreme Court of Canada Volume 11

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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. 1886 edition. Excerpt: ...terri-Tggvezggg tory by way of compensation to them for the serious D:1;, N_ losses they sustained in consequence of the action taken--_--by the government of New Brunswick. F', ' ' . 'L "The suppliant, in his petition, alleges that under the E'i'2"" British North America Act the indebtedness of the province of New Brunswick to the late province of Canada became a liability of and was assumed by the Dominion of Canada, which has thereby become bound to recover the said amount from New Brunswick and to credit the same to the old province of Canada, now the provinces of Ontario and Quebec respectively. " By the 14th, 15th, 16th, and 17th paragraphs of his petition, which are so important that I quote them at length, the suppliant alleges that: " 14. The honorable the Privy Council of Canada, on the thirtieth day of August, eighteen hundred and seventy-seven, passed an order in council which was duly approved, to which said order your suppliant craves leave to refer at the trial of this petition, whereby it was acknowledged and declared that the said sum of twenty thousand two hundred and sixty-three dollars and thirty-one cents, with interest thereon at six per cent. per annum from the twelfth day of November eighteen hundred and fifty-six, was then due by the province of New Brunswick to the late province of Canada in respect of the matters aforesaid, which said sum with interest amounts to forty-five thousand four hundred and ninety-one dollars and thirteen cents.." 15. The said order in council declared that the province of Quebec had consented, as was in fact true, that the amount coming from the province of New Brunswick should be paid to...show more

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  • Paperback | 244 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 13mm | 440g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236955323
  • 9781236955326