Trial of captain Thomas Atchison ... by a general court martial, at Malta
Hatchard and Son, 1825 - 91 pages
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9th of August according acknowledged addressed Angelo appear applied army assist attend authority bell British called Capt Captain carrying charge church circumstances commanding Commanding Officer conduct consequence consider copy Court Court Martial Dawson decision Defence directions discipline disobedience duty effect England evidence execution Expunged feelings fired force give given Government ground hand hear Holy honour illegal images instructions Judge Advocate letter Lieut Lord Majesty Majesty's Major Addams Malta manner matter mentioned military mind nature necessary o'clock obedient object observe officer opinion orders particular perform present priests principles Prisoner proceedings procession Prosecutor Protestant proved question reasons received referred Regiment religion religious request respect responsibility rites Roman Catholic Royal Artillery saint salutes sent sentence servant shew Signed soldier spirit superiors things trial whole worship
Page 34 - Being filled with all unrighteousness, fornication, wickedness; covetousness, maliciousness; full of envy, murder, debate, deceit, malignity, whisperers, Backbiters, haters of God, despiteful, proud, boasters, inventors of evil things, disobedient to parents, Without understanding, covenant breakers, without natural affection, implacable, unmerciful...
Page 39 - The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked: who can know it? I the Lord search the heart, I try the reins, even to give every man according to his ways, and according to the fruit of his doings.
Page 42 - And whereas the Laws of England are the birthright of the people thereof, and all the Kings and Queens, who shall ascend the Throne of this realm, ought to administer the Government of the same according to the said laws, and all their officers and ministers ought to serve them respectively according to the same...
Page 46 - That the freedom of speech, and debates or proceedings in Parliament, ought not to be impeached or questioned in any court or place out of Parliament.
Page 44 - And excessive bail hath been required of persons committed in criminal cases, to elude the benefit of the laws made for the liberty of the subjects. 11. And excessive fines have been imposed; and illegal and cruel punishments inflicted.
Page 47 - I, AB, do sincerely promise and swear, That I will be faithful and bear true allegiance to their Majesties King William and Queen Mary :
Page 46 - And that for redress of all grievances, and for the amending, strengthening and preserving of the laws, Parliaments ought to be held frequently. And they do claim, demand and insist upon all and singular the premises as their undoubted rights and liberties...
Page 46 - Princess; and for default of such issue to the Princess Anne of Denmark, and the heirs of her body and for default of such issue to the heirs of the body of the said Prince of Orange.
Page 39 - The soul that sinneth, it shall die. The son shall not bear the iniquity of the father, neither shall the father bear the iniquity of the son : the righteousness of the righteous shall be upon him, and the wickedness of the wicked shall be upon him.
Page 44 - By causing several good subjects being Protestants to be disarmed at the same time when papists were both armed and employed contrary to law; 7.