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administered affidavit aforegoing aforesaid alcalde Answer appear applied attest Attorney audience of Caraccas authority Begorrat Carlos Gonzalez cause charge colonel Draper colony committed court crime criminal cross-examined declared decree defendant defensor deponent deposed deposition due form duly escrivano evidence examined Flynn FRANcisco DE CASTRo gentlemen governor guilty heard honor the judge indictment infliction of torture island of Trinidad Josef Juan jurisdiction jury justice law of Old law of Spain learned friend Lord lordships Luisa Calderon magistrate majesty's malice mandamus ment negro Francisco neral night Nihell notary oath in due Old Spain party Pedro Ruiz person piquet Port of Spain present prisoner proceedings prosecution punishment Question relate the truth replied robbery sentence signed hereto Spanish law Sullivan sworn sworn.—Examined thereof thing Thomas Picton Threshers tion torture trial tribunal verdict windward island witness YBARRARTE
Página 913 - that the articles of capitulation upon which the country is surrendered, and the articles of peace by which it is ceded, are sacred and inviolable according to their true intent and meaning. The 4th, that the law and legislative government of every dominion, equally affects all persons and all property within the limits thereof."*
Página 777 - That the laws of a conquered country continue in force until they are altered by the conqueror. The absurd exception as to Pagans, mentioned in Calvin's case, shows the universality and antiquity of the maxim ; for that distinction could not exist before the
Página 911 - if there be a new and uninhabited country found out by English subjects, as the law is the birthright of ' every subject, so, wherever they go, they ' carry their, laws with them, and therefore ' such new found country is to be governed " by the laws of England ; though
Página 777 - limits thereof, and is the rule of decision for all questions which arise there. Whoever purchases, lives, or sues there, puts himself under the law of the place. An Englishman in Ireland, Minorca, the Isle of Man, or the plantations, has no privilege distinct from the natives.
Página 463 - torture ; which *' was called in derision the duke of Exeter's " Daughter, and still remains in the Tower of " London, where it was occasionally used as " an engine of state, not of law, more than " once in the reign of queen Elizabeth. But " when, upon the assassination of V'illiers
Página 777 - potestatem he may, at his pleasure, alter and change the laws of that kingdom ; but until he doth make an alteration of those laws, the ancient laws of that kingdom remain. But if a Christian king should conquer the kingdom of an Infidel, and bring them under his subjection
Página 799 - than for two men, students, barristers, or " judges, to deduce contrary and opposite " conclusions out of the same case in law ? " And is there any difference that two men " should infer distinct conclusions from the " same testimony ? Is any thing more known " than that the same author, and place in
Página 753 - and is the rule of decision for all questions which arise there. Whoever purchases, lives, or sues there, puts himself under the law of the place. An Englishman in Ireland, Minorca, the Isle of Man, or the plantations, has
Página 913 - they are altered by the conqueror ; the absurd exception as to Pagans, mentioned in Calvin's case, shows the universality and antiquity of the maxim. For that distinction could not exist before the Christian a?ra ; and in all probability arose from the mad enthusiasm of the