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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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The American Government, National and State

Burke Aaron Hinsdale - United States - 1895 - 494 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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Admire's Political and Legislative Hand-book for Kansas. 1891 ...

Kansas - 1891 - 530 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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Handbook of American Constitutional Law

Henry Campbell Black - Constitutional law - 1897 - 716 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 English common law, in so far as it Is applicable In thl» country, and where...
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Nullification and Secession in the United States: A History of the Six ...

Edward Payson Powell - Great Britain - 1897 - 461 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 the law. Resolved, 6. That they are entitled to the benefit of such of the English statutes...
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Select Charters and Other Documents Illustrative of American History, 1606-1775

William MacDonald - Charters - 1899 - 401 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 Constitution of the United States: A Critical Discussion of ..., Volume 2

John Randolph Tucker - Constitutional law - 1899 - 1015 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. of the English statutes, as existed at the time of their colonization ; and which...
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The New Hampshire Reports, Volume 68

New Hampshire. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1900
...understood them to mean trial by jury, — that they secured to the people " the great and inestimable privilege of being tried by their peers of the vicinage, according to the course " of the common law. 2 Kent 6. Such was the understanding of Coke when he wrote his commentary...
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Early History of Vermont, Volume 2

La Fayette Wilbur - Vermont - 1900
...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 Western Reserve Law Journal, Volume 5

Law - 1900
...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." It further declared: "That they are entitled to the benefit of such of their statutes...
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Charles Sumner; His Complete Works: With Introduction by Hon ..., Volume 3

Charles Sumner - Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1900
...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."3 Amidst the troubles which heralded the Eevolution, the Common Law was claimed...
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