History of New South Wales from the Records, Volume 1

Charles Potter, 1889
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Página ix - Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it.
Página 428 - ... be invaded or disturbed, unless in just and lawful wars authorized by Congress; but laws founded in justice and humanity shall, from time to time, be made, for preventing wrongs being done to them, and for preserving peace and friendship with them.
Página 477 - An Act to explain and amend an Act made in the twenty-second year of the reign of His late Majesty King George the Second, intituled 'An Act for amending, explaining, and reducing into one Act of Parliament the laws relating to the government of His Majesty's ships, vessels, and forces by sea...
Página 476 - Officers and to grant to such Captains Lieutenants Masters of Ships and other Commanders and Officers commissions to execute the Law Martial during the time of War according to the directions of an Act passed in the...
Página 474 - Osborn full power and authority from time to time and at any time hereafter by yourself or by any other to be authorized by you in that behalf to administer and give the...
Página 236 - It having been argued that this was an improvement.—" No, Sir," said he, eagerly, " it is not an improvement: they object, that the old method drew together a number of spectators. Sir, executions are intended to draw spectators. If they do not draw spectators, they don't answer their purpose. The old method was most satisfactory to all parties; the public was gratified by a procession; the criminal was supported by it. Why is all this to be swept away ?
Página 483 - You are to endeavour by every possible means to open an Intercourse with the Natives, and to conciliate their affections, enjoining all Our Subjects to live in amity and kindness with them. And if any of Our Subjects shall wantonly destroy them, or give them any unnecessary Interruption in the exercise of their several Occupations, It is Our Will and Pleasure that you do cause such Offenders to be brought to punishment according to the degree of the Offence.
Página xliv - I have the honor to be, with much respect, Your most obedient servant, (Signed,) WE LOGAN.
Página 372 - Neither the perseverance of Holland, nor the activity of France, nor the dexterous and firm sagacity of English enterprise, ever carried this most perilous mode of...
Página 474 - And We do hereby give and grant unto you full Power and Authority where you shall see Cause, or shall judge any offender or offenders in criminal Matters, or for any Fines or Forfeitures due unto Us, fit Objects of Our Mercy, to pardon all such Offenders...

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