An Epitome Of The Official History Of New South Wales; From The Foundation Of The Colony, In 1788, To The Close Of The First Session Of The Eleventh P by Thomas Richards

An Epitome Of The Official History Of New South Wales; From The Foundation Of The Colony, In 1788…

byThomas Richards

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1883 edition. Excerpt: ...benefit to the community. While the first object was to sell the lands, the second was that Parliament should have control of the revenue proceeding therefrom. It had been stated by some honorable members that these lands ought to be appropriated to one denomination of religion only. Such had doubtless been the case under the original Charter; but the Crown had the power of revoking the Charter, and the Charter had been revoked; the power of revocation, however, was accompanied by a most important provision--that the lands were only to be applied to the purposes of religion and education. At the time of the revocation of the Charter the will of the Government was made known through the Secretary of State that these lands should be used for those purposes. He believed Parliament had a right to deal with the question as they thought fit. After a debate extending till after midnight the Bill was read a second time by a majority of 28 to 19; an amendment by Mr. Wilson to the effect that the Bill be read a second time that day six months having been negatived by a similar majority. On the 18th June the House went into Committee, and on the 25th the Bill was reported with amendments. On the 9th July it was read a third time on a division of 31 to 23, passed on a division of 32 to 21, and transmitted to the Legislative Council by Message. In the Legislative Council on the 10th July the Bill was read a first time. The debate on the question of the second reading (moved by Mr. Hargrave on the 16th July) extended over a considerable period, and the motion was passed on the 3rd September. In Committee the most important amendment made by the Council was in the clause providing that no payment out of the fund should be made except for some purpose of...

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Title:An Epitome Of The Official History Of New South Wales; From The Foundation Of The Colony, In 1788…Format:PaperbackDimensions:322 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.67 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217770746

ISBN - 13:9780217770743

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