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Reports of Cases Argued and Determined Before the Committees of His Majesty's Most Honourable Privy Council (Volume 3); Appointed to Hear Appeals and Petitions. 1829-[1836] (Paperback) Loot Price: R444
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Reports of Cases Argued and Determined Before the Committees of His Majesty's Most Honourable Privy Council (Volume 3);...
Reports of Cases Argued and Determined Before the Committees of His Majesty's Most Honourable Privy Council (Volume 3);...

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Reports of Cases Argued and Determined Before the Committees of His Majesty's Most Honourable Privy Council (Volume 3); Appointed to Hear Appeals and Petitions. 1829-[1836] (Paperback)

Great Britain Privy Committee

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1836. Excerpt: ... CASES ARGUED AND DETERMINED BbFORb THb LORDS OF THE PRIVY COUNCIL. CASE OF THE COMMISSIONERS FOR COMPENSATION UNDER THE ACT FOR THE ABOLITION OF SLAVERY. William Bukge, Esq., Agent for the Island A of Jamaica rr, % against Certain of the Rules of the Commissioned of ArbiTration, constituted and appointed under the Act for the Abolition of Slaver'. Charles Anthony Ferdinand Ben-1 Tinck, and Henry John William Appellants, Bentinck J against Certain Rules of the same Commissioners. ONE of these appeals from the rules of the Commis-wMIM, d sioners appointed under the Act for the abolition of 1835, slavery in the British dominions, 3 & 4 Will. IV. c. 73, a8eof was by the agent for Jamaica, in his public capacity, on Compbnsabehalf of all the planters in the island; the other was Jonbrs. by the private proprietors of a plantation in Demerara. Present: The Lord President (Lord Rosslyn), the Vice-Chancellor, Mr. Baron Parke, the Chief Judge of the Court of Admiralty, the Chief Judge of the Court of Bankruptcy. VOL. III. N 11335. They were both heard together, and one decision was Caseof made upon both of them. They arose under the fol Compensa-lowing circumstances. Tion Com-b missionbRs. By the Act for the Abolition of Slavery, 3 & 4 Will. IV. cap. 73, the sum of twenty millions sterling was granted by Parliament, distributable amongst the several colonies by Commissioners to be appointed for that purpose, as a compensation to the persons entitled to the services of the manumitted slaves for the loss of them, provided the Legislatures of the several colonies should pass such Acts for giving effect to it as His Majesty, with the advice of his Privy Council, should declare to be adequate and satisfactory; and it contained provisions for the transmi...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: Great Britain Privy Committee
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 7mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 124
ISBN-13: 978-1-150-28444-1
Barcode: 9781150284441
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-150-28444-7

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