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Annual Parliaments, the ancient and most salutary right of the Commons of Great-Britain

Granville Sharp

Annual Parliaments, the ancient and most salutary right of the Commons of Great-Britain

being an extract from Sharp"s "Declaration of the people"s natural right to share in the legislature," printed in 1774, p. 157 to 170 .

by Granville Sharp

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Published by Printed by Galabin and Baker in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Britain. -- Parliament -- Elections,
  • Declaration of the people"s natural right to share in the legislature,
  • Representative government and representation -- Great Britain,
  • United States -- Politics and government -- 1775-1783

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesSelected Americana from Sabin"s Dictionary of books relating to America, from its discovery to the present time -- 79808
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationiv, 25 p.
    Number of Pages25
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14681992M

    imported by your Majesty's subjects remain: by which means, Great Britain will entirely lose this most beneficial branch of trade, which it has in all ages been possessed of, even from the time when those countries were governed by the house of Burgundy, one of the most ancient, as well as the most useful allies to the crown of England. "We, Your Majesty's most dutiful and loyal subjects, the Commons of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, in Parliament assembled, beg leave to offer our humble thanks to Your Majesty for the Gracious Speech which your Majesty has addressed to both Houses of Parliament."—(Colonel Harry M'Calmont.).

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