Stock, Leo Francis. Proceedings and Debates of the British Parliaments Respecting North America (1542-1754). Originally published: Washington, D.C.: The Carnegie Institution of Washington, 1924. Five vols. xx, 515; xv, 564; xxvi, 571; xxviii, 888; xxv, 658 pp. Reprinted 2003, 2014 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. ISBN-13: 9781584772545; ISBN-10: 1584772549. Hardcover. New. $395. * This five volume set collects all references to North America in the proceedings and debates of the parliaments of England, Scotland and Ireland recorded between 1542 and 1754. The "proceedings" are taken from the officially published Journals; the "debates" are taken from several sources, such as the transcripts of Parliamentary sessions published in the Gentlemen's Magazine. The scope of the work is not confined to North America; it includes all items relating directly or by implication to Canada, Central America, South America, the Caribbean, the Philippines and Africa. It also includes items relating to the navigation acts, the Royal African Company and the Asientos, and all legislation concerning enactments, repeals or alterations of duties and other acts concerning tobacco, sugar, coffee, furs, indigo, whale products and other colonial products. A useful source for the admiralty, maritime or commercial law historian.
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