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" That the respective colonies are entitled to the common law of England, and more especially to the great and inestimable privilege of being tried by their peers of the vicinage, according to the course of that law. "
An Historical, Geographical, Commercial, and Philosophical View of the ... - Page 460
by William Winterbotham - 1795 - 485 pages
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A Familiar Exposition of the Constitution of the United States: Containing a ...

Joseph Story - 1868
...Colonies are entitled to the common law of England, and more especially, the great and inestimable privilege of being tried by their peers of the vicinage, according to the course of that law, (meaning the trial by jury.) (6.) That the Colonies are entitled to the benefit...
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The Most Material Parts of Kent's Commentaries Reduced to Questions and ...

John C. Devereux - Law - 1868 - 418 pages
...colonies were entitled to tne common law of England, and more especially to the great and incontestable privilege of being tried by their peers of the vicinage, according to the course of that law ;"that they were entitled to the benefit of such English statutes as existed at...
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Analysis of Civil Government: Including a Topical & Tabular Arrangement of ...

Calvin Townsend - United States - 1869 - 383 pages
...Colonies are entitled to the common law of England, and more especially to the great and inestimable privilege of being tried by their peers of the vicinage, according to the course of that law. Resolved, 6. That they are entitled to the benefit of such of the English statutes...
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Analysis of Civil Government: Including a Topical and Tabular Arrangement of ...

Calvin Townsend - United States - 1869 - 342 pages
...Colonies are entitled to the common law of England, and more especially to the great and inestimable privilege of being tried by their peers of the vicinage according to the course of that law. Resolved, 6. That they are entitled to the benefit of such of the English statutes...
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Analysis of Civil Government, Including a Topical and Tabular Arrangement of ...

Calvin Townsend - Constitutional law - 1869 - 356 pages
...Colonies are entitled to the common law of England, and more especially to the great and inestimable privilege of being tried by their peers of the vicinage according to the course of that law. Resolved, 6. That they are entitled to the benefit of such of the English statutes...
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The Works of Charles Sumner, Volume 3

Charles Sumner - Slavery - 1871
...Colonies are entitled to the Common Law of England, and more especially to the great and inestimable privilege of being tried by their Peers of the Vicinage, according to the course of that law."2 Amidst the troubles which heralded the Revolution, the Common Law was claimed...
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The Federal Government: Its Officers and Their Duties

Ransom Hooker Gillet - Etats-Unis - 1871 - 444 pages
...colonies are entitled to the common law of England, and more especially to the great and ine"timable privilege of being tried by their peers of the vicinage, according to the course of that law. "Resolved, 6. That they are entitled to the benefit of such English statutes as...
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Records of the Governor and Council of the State of Vermont, Volume 1

Vermont - Vermont - 1873
...colonies are entitled to the common law of England, and more especially to the great and inestimable privilege of being tried by their peers of the vicinage, according to the course of that law. Resolved, 6. That they are entitled to the benefit of such of the English statutes,...
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Life and Public Services of Charles Sumner

Charles Edwards Lester - Abolitionists - 1874 - 596 pages
...respective Colonies are entitled to the common law of England, and especially to the great and inestimable privilege of being tried by their peers of the vicinage according to the course of that law." Thus, amidst the troubles which heralded the Revolution, the common law was claimed...
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The United States as a Nation: Lectures on the Centennial of American ...

Joseph Parrish Thompson - United States - 1877 - 323 pages
...Colonies are entitled to the common law of England, and more especially to the great and inestimable privilege of being tried by their peers of the vicinage according to the course of that law." The Declaration of Independence charged it as a crime upon the King of England,...
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