A History Of The Late Province Of Lower Canada, Parliamentary And Political, From The Commencement…

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byRobert Christie

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1866. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... "imposed an insupportable burthen upon commerce, andcnap. "really injures agriculture through the medium by which X. "they intended to encourage it: and further to entreat his >..-v-.,/ "Majesty that as the means of immediate redress are now 1806. "out of their power, by the ar.t having passed the three "branches of the provincial legislature, his Majesty will be "graciously pleased to apply the constitutional remedy of "his royal disallowance of the said act." The proposed amendment was rejected, and the main motion carried by a majority of 13 to 6. An address and memorial to the king was drawn up by the assembly, explanatory of the motives that had influenced them in adopting, in preference to a land tax, the mode of taxation contained in the " gaols' act," for the erection of those establishments.* This was taken * The following is the address:-- "We, his Majesty's most dutiful and loyal subjects, the representatives of Lower Canada, in assembly met, humbly approach the throne, with hearts filled with loyalty and attachment to your sacred person, your family and government. "We humbly beg your Majesty to be assured of the loyalty and fidelity of your people of Lower Canada, and of their zeal for the support of your Majesty's benign government. "It is with the most lively gratitude, we feel in common with your other subjects in this country, the powerful effects of your Majesty's paternal protection and of your government, on the prosperity of this province and on its progressive population, agriculture and commerce. But above all we cannot fail expressing to your Majesty, the pleasure we experience by contemplating in the advancement of its population and agriculture, the increase of that fund which is the most permanent support ...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1866. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... "imposed an insupportable burthen upon commerce, andcnap. "really injures agriculture through the medium by which X. "they i...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:110 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.23 inPublished:January 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217154255

ISBN - 13:9780217154253

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