A Political and Historical Account of Lower Canada: With Remarks on the Present Situation of the People, as Regards Their Manners, Character, Religion, &c. &c
W. Marsh & A. Miller, 1830 - 275 pages
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Page 228 - I, AB, do sincerely promise and swear, that I will be faithful, and bear true allegiance to his Majesty King George...
Page 228 - Britian ; and that in all matters of controversy, relative to property and civil rights, resort shall be had to the laws of Canada, as the rule for the decision of the same...
Page 227 - Realm; and that the Clergy of the said Church may hold, receive, and enjoy, their accustomed Dues and Rights, with respect to such Persons only as shall profess the said Religion.
Page 229 - Kingdom, then and in that case it shall and may be lawful for his Majesty, his heirs and successors, to...
Page 245 - Act the King and Parliament of Great Britain will not impose any duty, tax or assessment whatever, payable in any of his Majesty's colonies, provinces and plantations in North America or the West Indies, except only such duties as it may be expedient to impose for the regulation of commerce...
Page 245 - That it may be proper to repeal an act, made in the seventh year of the reign of his present Majesty, intituled, An act for granting certain duties in the British colonies and plantations in America; for allowing a drawback of the duties of customs upon the exportation from this kingdom, of coffee and...
Page 228 - Attempts whatever, which shall be made against his Person, Crown, or Dignity; and I will do my utmost Endeavour to disclose and make known to His Majesty, His Heirs and Successors, all Treasons and traitorous Conspiracies which may be formed against him or them...
Page 231 - Majesty that it may be enacted ; and be it enacted by the King's Most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, that so much of the said Act as...
Page 227 - And, for the more perfect security and ease of the minds of the inhabitants of the said province, it is hereby declared, that His Majesty's subjects, professing the religion of the church of Rome, of and in the said province of Quebec, may have, hold, and enjoy, the free exercise of the religion of the church of Rome...