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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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Collections of the Massachusetts Historical Society

Massachusetts - 1878
...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 sixth Resolve is, " That they are entitled to the benefit of such of the English...
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Life of Alexander Hamilton: A History of the Republic of the ..., Volume 7

John Church Hamilton - United States - 1879
...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." They could refer to the Constitution of their own State, which • Infra, iv....
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The Loyalists of America and Their Times: from 1620 to 1816, Volume 1

Egerton Ryerson - American loyalists - 1880 - 489 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, 6th, That they are entitled to the benefit of such of the English statutes...
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History of American Politics (non-partisan): Embracing a History of the ...

Walter Raleigh Houghton - Political parties - 1882 - 550 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 English statutes as...
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The Supreme Court Reporter, Volume 15

Law reports, digests, etc - 1895
...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." 1 Jour. Cong. 28. The constitution of the United States, as framed m 1787, and...
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United States Reports: Cases Adjudged in the Supreme Court at ..., Volume 110

United States. Supreme Court, John Chandler Bancroft Davis, Henry Putzel, Henry C. Lind, Frank D. Wagner - Law reports, digests, etc - 1884
...colonists 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." 1 Journal of Congress, 27-8-9. These declarations Avere subsequently emphasized...
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Supreme Court Reporter, Volume 4

United States. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1884
...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." 1 Jour. Cong. 27-29. These declarations were susequently emphasized in the most...
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Atlantic Reporter, Volume 38

Law reports, digests, etc - 1898
...1774, understood them to mean trial by Jury,— that they secured to them "the great and inestimable privilege of being tried by their peers of the vicinage according to the course" of the common law. 2 Kent Comm. ft. Such was the understanding of Coke when he wrote his commentary...
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Documents Illustrative of American History, 1606-1863

Howard Willis Preston - Constitutional history - 1886 - 320 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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Studies in Civil Government

William Augustus Mowry - United States - 1887 - 250 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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