Colonial Chronology: A Chronology of the Principal Events Connected with the English Colonies and India from the Close of the Fifteenth Century to the Present Time

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Lawrence & Bullen, 1892 - 304 pages

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Page 156 - s - division, " that this house (while fully recognizing the claims of all portions of the British empire to imperial aid in their protection against perils arising from the consequences of imperial policy) is of opinion that colonies exercising the rights of self-government ought to undertake the main responsibility of providing for their own internal order and security, and ought to assist in their own external defence.
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Page 102 - Provinces on the Continent of North America, to grant without Fee or Reward, to such reduced Officers as have served in North America during the late War, and to such Private Soldiers as have been or shall be disbanded in America...

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