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Author The candidates guide: or the electors rights decided. Shewing the resolutions of the Honble the Commons of Great Britain, in Parliament. Concerning the rights of elections For Representatives of all such Counties, and Boroughs, in South Britain, as have been Controverted, and Heard, before that Honourable House, at any Time, from the controverted Election for New-Castle-Under-Line, in April 1624, to that of Weymouth in May 1730. With References to the Journals of the House of the several Sessions, wherein the same were Respectively decided. Digested into alphabetical order, with the Names of the Counties, wherein the several Boroughs are Situate; and the Numbers of both severally continued through the Alphabetical List. To which added, Several other useful Particulars mentioned in the following Introduction. By J. Cowley. 1734
Author The candidates guide: or, the electors rights decided. Shewing the determination of the rights of elections, by the Honble the Commons of Great Britain in Parliament, in all contraverted elections for the Counties and Boroughs in South Britain, from the Year 1624 to 1730. The second edition, corrected and improved. To which is added, The like Determinations in Contraverted Elections for North Britain, since the Union. With Several Resolutions and Standing Orders relating to Elections, Qualifications, Returns, Petitions, and Proceedings in General. Together with the head of the statutes now in force. concerning the same; and several adjusted Cases in disputed Points of admitting of Evidence on Hearings at the Bar of the House. The whole digested into Alphabetical Order, with proper References and genuine Quotations. By J. C. Gent. 1735
Author A description of the windward passage, and Gulf of Florida, with the course of the British trading-ships to, and from the island of Jamaica. Also An account of the Trade-Winds, and of the variable Winds and Currents on the Coasts thereabouts, at different Seasons of the Year. Illustrated with a chart of the Coast of Florida, and of the Islands of Bahama, Cuba, Hispaniola, Jamaica, and the adjacent smaller Islands, Shoals, Rocks, and other remarkable Things in the Course of the Navigation in the West-Indies. Whereby is demonstrated, The Precariousness of those Voyages to the West-India Merchants, and the Impossibility of their Homeward-Bound Ships keeping clear of the Spanish Guarda Costa's The Whole very necessary for the Information of such as never were in those Parts of the World. To which are added, some proposals for the better securing of the British trade and navigation to and from the West-Indies. 1739
Author A description of the windward passage, and Gulf of Florida, with the course of the British trading-ships to, and from the island of Jamaica. Also An account of the Trade-Winds, and of the variable Winds and Currents on the Coasts thereabouts, at different Seasons of the Year. Illustrated with a chart of the Coast of Florida, and of the Islands of Bahama, Cuba, Hispaniola, Jamaica, and the adjacent smaller Islands, Shoals, Rocks, and other remarkable Things in the Course of the Navigation in the West-Indies. Whereby is demonstrated, The Precariousness of those Voyages to the West-India Merchants, and the Impossibility of their Homeward-Bound Ships keeping clear of the Spanish Guarda Costa's The Whole very necessary for the Information of such as never were in those Parts of the World. To which are added, some proposals for the better securing of the British trade and navigation to and from the West-Indies. Note, at the End of this Treatise is a General Index of the names, with a Description of the Situations of all the Islands, &c. which are contained in the annexed Chart, distinguished by numerical References to each other. Likewise an Alphabetical Catalogue of the same Names alone, with the like numerical References, the Uses of which are mention'd at the End of the Whole. 1739
Author A description of the windward passage, and Gulf of Florida, with the course of the British trading-ships to, and from the island of Jamaica. Also An account of the Trade-Winds, and of the variable Winds and Currents on the Coasts thereabouts, at different Seasons of the Year. Illustrated with a chart of the Coast of Florida, and of the Islands of Bahama, Cuba, Hispaniola, Jamaica, and the adjacent smaller Islands, Shoals, Rocks, and other remarkable Things in the Course of the Navigation in the West-Indies. Whereby is demonstrated, The Precariousness of those Voyages to the West-India Merchants, and the Impossibility of their Homeward-Bound Ships keeping clear of the Spanish Guarda Costa's The Whole very necessary for the Information of such as never were in those Parts of the World. To which are added, some proposals for the better securing of the British trade and navigation to and from the West-Indies. Note, at the End of this Treatise is a General Index of the names, with a Description of the Situations of all the Islands, &c. which are contained in the annexed Chart, distinguished by numerical References to each other. Likewise an Alphabetical Catalogue of the same Names alone, with the like numerical References, the Uses of which are mention'd at the End of the Whole. 1739
Author The candidates guide; or, the electors rights decided. Shewing the determination of the rights of elections, by the Honble the Commons of Great Britain ... in all contraverted elections ... The third edition, corrected and improved with great additions. To which is added the like determinations in contraverted elections for North Britain, since the union. ... Together with the heads of the statutes now in force ... By J. C. Gent. 1742
Author A description of the Windward Passage, and Gulf of Florida, with the course of the British trading-ships to, and from the island of Jamaica. Also an account of the trade winds, and of the variable winds and currents on the coasts thereabouts, at different seasons of the year. Illustrated with a chart of the coast of Florida, and of the Islands of Bahama, Cuba, Hispaniola, Jamaica, and the adjacent smaller islands, shoals, rocks, and other remarkable things in the course of the navigation in the West-Indies. Whereby is demonstrated, ... To which are added, some proposals for the better securing of the British trade and navigation to and from the West-Indies. ... To which is now annexed, a very remarkable letter, ... By the late John Cowley, geographer to His Majesty. The fourth edition with additions. 1745

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