The Provincial Courts of New Jersey: With Sketches of the Bench and Bar : a Discourse Read Before the New Jersey Historical Society

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Society, 1849 - Courts - 311 pages

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Page 247 - Our Will and Pleasure is, that the Persons thereupon duly elected, by the Major part of the Freeholders of the respective Counties and Places so returned, and having before sitting, taken the Oaths appointed by Act of Parliament to be taken instead of the Oaths of Allegiance and Supremacy...
Page 216 - ... you are also, as much as possible, to observe in the passing of all laws, that whatever may be requisite upon each different matter, be accordingly provided for, by a different law, without intermixing in one and the same act, such things, as have no proper relation to each other ; and you are more especially to take care, that no clause or clauses be inserted in, or annexed to any act, which shall be foreign to what the title of such respective act imports...
Page 244 - Anne, by the grace of God, of England, Scotland, France, and Ireland, queen, defender of the faith, &c.
Page 249 - Power in the making and passing of all Laws, Statutes and Ordinances as aforesaid. And that you shall and may likewise from Time to Time, as you shall judge it necessary, adjourn, prorogue and dissolve all General Assemblies.
Page 227 - ... the oaths appointed by an act of parliament made in the first year of the reign of our late royal father, to be taken instead of the oaths of allegiance and supremacy...
Page 250 - Fines or Forfeitures due unto Us, fit Objects of Our Mercy, to pardon all such Offenders...
Page 121 - A Bill in the Chancery of New Jersey, at the suit of John, Earl of •Stair, and others, Proprietors of the Eastern Division of New Jersey ; against Benjamin Bond and some other Persons of Elizabethtown, distinguished by the Name of the Clinker Lot Right Men.
Page 168 - I am not worth purchasing; but such as I am, the king of Great Britain is not rich enough to do it.
Page 247 - Council, any three whereof We do hereby appoint to be a Quorum; Our Will and Pleasure is, that you signify the same unto us by the first opportunity, that We may under Our Signet and Sign Manual constitute and appoint others in their Stead. But that Our Affairs may not suffer at that Distance, for Want of a due Number of Councillors...
Page 235 - AND you are to take especial care, that a Table of Marriages, established by the Canons of the Church of England...

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