A Historical Geography of the British Colonies, Volumen2


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Página 230 - For a while, at the end of the seventeenth and the beginning of the eighteenth century...
Página 298 - Britannic Majesty shall cause to be demolished all the fortifications which His subjects shall have erected in the Bay of Honduras, and other places of the Territory of Spain in that part of the world...
Página 337 - A New English Dictionary, on Historical Principles: founded mainly on the materials collected by the Philological Society. Edited by James AH Murray, LL.D., with the assistance of many Scholars and men of Science.
Página 13 - I do declare and promise that I will be true and faithful to the Commonwealth of England as it is now established, without a King or House of Lords.
Página 339 - Twiss. The Law of Nations considered as Independent Political Communities. By Sir Travers Twiss, DCL Part I. On the Rights and Duties of Nations in time of Peace. New Edition. 8vo. 155. Part II. On the Rights and Duties of Nations in time of War.
Página 168 - ... that is to say, upon all dead commodities of the growth or produce of this island, that shall be shipped off the same, shall be paid to our Sovereign Lord the King, his heirs and successors for ever, four and a half in specie for every five score.
Página 10 - Virginia company and formed a company under the name and style of the Governor and Company of the City of London, for the plantation of the Somer Islands.
Página 93 - We have done the like to the Windward English Islands ; and both in England and Scotland and Ireland, you will have what men and women we can well transport.
Página 60 - But though the policy of Great Britain with regard to the trade of her colonies has been dictated by the same mercantile spirit as that of other nations, it has, however, upon the whole, been less illiberal and oppressive than that of any of them.
Página 60 - ... with all the other colonies of France, though it no doubt retarded, had not been able to stop its progress altogether. The course of its prosperity returned as soon as it was relieved from that oppression. It is now the most important of the sugar colonies of the West Indies, and its produce is said to be greater than that of all the English sugar colonies put together.

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