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venue. Yet the people of Virginia still found methods of nourishing the spirit of independence. The permanent revenue was sure to be exhausted on the governor and his favorites; when additional supplies became necessary, the burgesses, as in Jamaica and in other colonies, claimed the right of nominating a treasurer of their own, subject to their orders, without further warrant from the governor. The statutes of Virginia show Hening, III. 92, 197, 476, 495. that the first assembly after threaching without a license from the governor; if the chief justice advised a special verdict,—the jury, composed, it is said, of Episcopalians, constituted themselves the judges of the law, and readily agreed on an acquittal. In like manner, at Jamaica, the church which the whole town had erected, was, by the connivance of Lord Cornbury, reserved exclusively for the Episcopalians—an injustice which was afterwards reversed in the colonial courts. Twice had Lord Cornbury dissolved the assembl
the fisheries; were alone involved in the direct evils of war. South Carolina began colonial hostilities. Its gov- 1702 Sept. ernor, James Moore, by the desire of the commons, placed himself at the head of an expedition for the states S. C. Statutes II. 189, 195. reduction of St. Augustine. The town was easily rav- Marston, in Hawks Mss. i. 180 aged; but the garrison retreated to the castle, and the besiegers waited the arrival of heavy artillery. To obtain it, a sloop was sent to Jamaica; but an emissary had already announced the danger to Bienville, at Mobile, who conveyed the intelligence to the Spanish Martin, i. 158. viceroy; and, when two Spanish vessels of war appeared near the mouth of the harbor, Moore abandoned his ships and stores, and retreated by land. The colony, burdened with debt, pleaded the precedent of great and rich countries, and, confident that Statutes at large i. 210. funds of credit have fully answered the ends of money, and given the people a qui
t permitted to Lord Mahon's History of England, III. 5 smuggle with impunity. A considerable part of the population of Jamaica was sustained by the profits of the contraband trade with Spanish ports; the annual ship to Porto Bello, which the assi at Dominica, where Lord Cathcart, the commander of the land forces, fell a victim to the climate, 1741. Jan 9. reached Jamaica in the early part of the following year. How has history been made the memorial of the Chap. XXIV.} passionate misdeisposed to endure even an associate. The enterprise, instead of having one good leader, had two bad ones. Wasting at Jamaica the time from the ninth of January, 1741, till near the end of the month, at last, with 1741 a fleet of twenty-nine shithe recruits from the colonies, nine out of ten fell victims to the climate and the service. When the fleet returned to Jamaica, late in November, 1741, the entire loss of lives is estimated to have been about twenty thousand, of whom few fell by t