English Admiralty Reports: 1822-32, Haggard

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Little, Brown, 1853
 

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Page 134 - Massachusetts, is to be expended for books for the College Library. The other half of the income is devoted to scholarships in Harvard University for the benefit of descendants of HENRY BRIGHT, JR., who died at Watertown, Massachusetts, in 1686. In the absence of such descendants, other persons are eligible to the scholarships. The will requires that this announcement shall be made in every book added to the Library under its provisions.
Page 404 - ... or against the subjects or citizens of any prince, state or potentate, or against [ *401 ] the persons exercising, or assuming to exercise, the powers * of government in any colony, province, or part of any province or country, or against the inhabitants of any foreign colony, province, or part of any province or country...
Page 404 - ... fine and imprisonment, or either of them, at the discretion of the Court in which such offender shall be convicted...
Page 403 - ... in the service of, or for, or under, or in aid of, any person or persons exercising, or assuming to exercise, the powers of government in or over any foreign country...
Page 405 - Now, in order that none of our subjects may unwarily render themselves liable to the penalties imposed by the said statute, we do hereby strictly command, that no person or persons whatsoever do commit any act, matter, or thing whatsoever, contrary to the provisions of the said statute, upon pain of the several penalties by the said statute imposed, and of our high displeasure. And we do hereby further warn...
Page 91 - In any legal proceeding to recover such compensation, the person giving security shall be made defendant, and the production of the order of the judge, made in relation to the security, shall be conclusive evidence of the liability of the defendant to the proceeding.
Page 403 - ... foreign prince, state, or potentate, or of any foreign colony, province, or part of any province or people, or of any person or persons exercising or assuming to exercise any powers of government in or over any foreign state, colony, province, or part of any province or people...
Page 296 - A person who, without any particular relation to a ship in distress, proffers useful service, and gives it as a volunteer adventurer, without any preexisting covenant that connected him with the duty of employing himself for the preservation of that ship.
Page 296 - It is a part of his bounden duty in his character of a seaman of that ship. It is certainly a laborious, and probably a dangerous portion of his service, but certainly not less a. service, and a meritorious service on those accounts. In performing that duty he assumes no new character. He only discharges a portion...
Page 403 - Majesty, shall hire, retain, engage, or procure, or shall attempt, or endeavour to hire, retain, engage, or procure, any person or persons whatever to enlist, or to enter, or engage to enlist, or to serve, or to be employed in any such service or employment as aforesaid, as an officer...

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