THE CONCESSIONS AND AGREEMENTS
OF THE PROPRIETORS OF EAST JERSEY

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              Part III: THE GOVERNOR with his Councell...


           THE GOVERNOR with his Councell before exprest is,


     i.   To see that all Courts established by the Lawes of the
          Generall Assembly and all Ministers and Officers civill
          and military doe and execute their severall Duties and
          Offices respectively according to the Lawes in force,
          and to punish them for Swerving from the Lawes or Acting
          contrary to their Trust, as the nature of their offence
          shall require.

     ij.  According to the Constituc'ons of the generall Assembly
          to nominate and Com'issionate the severall Judges
          members and officers of Courts, whether Majistraticall
          or Ministeriall and all other civill Officers Coroners
          [&c.} and their Com'issions powers and authorities to
          revoke at pleasure Provided that they appoint none but
          such as are ffreeholders in the Province aforesaid unles
          the generall Assembly consent.

     iij. According to the Constituc'ons of the generall Assembly
          to appoint Courts and Officers in Cases criminall, and
          to impower them to inflict penalties upon the offenders
          against any of the Lawes in force in the said Province,
          as the said Lawes shall ordeine, whither by ffine
          imprisonment, banishment corporall punishment or to the
          taking away of member or of life it selfe if there be
          cause for it.

     iiij.  To Place Officers and Soldiers for the safetie,
          strength, and defence of the fforts Castles Cities &c.
          according to the number appointed by the generall
          Assembly to nominate place and com'issionate all
          Military Officers under the dignitie of the said
          Governor who is Com'issionated by us over the severall
          Framed bands and Companies, Constituted by the generall
          Assembly as Colonels Captains &c. and their Com'issions
          to revoke at pleasure, the Governor with the advice of
          his Councell, unles some present danger will not permitt
          him to advise, to muster and traine all the forces
          within the said Province, to prosecute War pursue an
          Enemye, suppresse all Rebellions and Mutinies as well by
          Sea as by Land, and to exercise the whole Militia as
          fully as ever by the Graunt from his Royall Highnes can
          impower him or them to doe, Provided that they appoint
          noe military forces but what are ffreeholders in the
          said Province, unles the Generally Assembly shall
          consent.

     v.   Where they see cause after Condemnation to Repreive
          untill the Case be presented, with a coppie of the whole
          Tryall and proceedings and proofes to the Lords who will
          accordingly either pardon or com'and execucon of the
          sentence on the Offender who is in the meane time to be
          kept in safe custodie till the pleasure of the Lords be
          knowne.

     vj.  In case of death or other removall of any of the
          representatives within the yeare to issue Sum'ons by
          Writt to the respective Division or Divisions to which
          he or they were chosen com'anding the ffreeholders of
          the same to choose others in their stead.

     vij. To make Warrants and to Seale grants of Lands according
          to these our Concessions and the prescripc'ons by the
          advice of the generall Assembly in such forme as shall
          be at large sett down in our Instrucc'ons to the
          Governor in his Com'ission, and which are hereafter
          exprest.

     viij.  To Act and doe all other thing or things that may
          conduce to the safetie peace and well Goverment of the
          said Province, as they shall see fitt, soe as they bee
          not contrary to the Lawes of the said Province.

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