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The Charters of the British Colonies in America AND New Commission of the Governor of Quebec (2 separate volumes)
London British Government 1775-76 IMPORTANT EARLY CANADIANA AND AMERICANA CONTENT IN TWO VOLUMES.Volume 2, London : J. Almon, 1775 ; The second part of volume two contains "The Charters of the British Colonies in America" with a separate title page and 142pp. Contents - Massachusetts Bay.-- Connecticut.-- Rhode Island.-- First charter granted to Massachusetts Bay.-- Virginia.-- Pennsylvania.-- Maryland.-- Georgia. Bound with The Parliamentary register, or, History of the proceedings and debates of the House of Lords ... Volume 4, 1776:The second part of Volume IV contains "New Commission of the Governor of Quebec; and other instruments of authority derived from the Crown relative to America". Contents includes: The New Commission of the Governor of the Province of Quebeck (George the Third) to Guy Carleton. Two volumes. Octavo. Original quarter calf, Reback in quarter calf, save original boards and endpapers, tooled as original. Deckled edges and insides are clean and very good. Overall condition is Very Good . Bookplate of Marquess of Headfort (Ireland - Sir Thomas Taylour 1757 - 1829) on front endpaper of each volume.Vol. 2 : 182pp142pp. Vol. 4: 136pp82pp. Former Commission of Captain General and Governour in Chief of the Province of Quebeck (George the Third to James Murray); the King's Proclamation of October 7, 1763; The Oaths of Allegiance and Abjuration of the Pope's Power, and the Pretender's Right to the Crown of Great Britain; Commission of Vice-Admiral (George the Third to James Murray); An Abstract of the Contents of the 'Act for making more effectual provision for the government of the province of Quebeck in North America [Quebec Act].' Passed in June, 1774; A Commission to Sir Danvers Osborn, Baronet, to be Captain-General and Governour in Chief in and over the Province of New York in America, in the Year 1754; The first and second Charters, granted by King Charles II to the Lords Proprietors of Carolina Very Good
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