(* 1) 1632 Maryland was granted to lord Baltimore, 14. c. 2. Pennsylvania to Penn, and the province of Carolina was in the year 1663 granted by letters patent of majesty, king Charles II. in the 15th year of his reign, in propriety, unto the right honourable Edward earl of Clarendon, George duke of Albemarle, William eral of Craven, John lord Berkeley, Anthony lord Ashley, sir George Carteret, sir John Coleton, knight and baronet, and sir William Berkeley, knight; by which letters patent the laws of England were to be in force in Carolina: But the lords proprietors had power, _with the consent of the inhabitants,_ to make bye-laws for the better government of the said province; so that no money could be received, or law made, without the consent of the inhabitants, or their representatives.

(* 2) 12. c. 2. c. 18. 15. c. 2. c. II. 25. c. 2. c. 7. 7. 8. W. M. c. 22. II. W. 3. 4. Anne. 6. G. 2. c. 13.

(* 3) 5. G. 2.

(* 4) 23. G. 2. c. 29.

(* 5) 5. G. 270.

(* 6) 4. G. 3. c. 15.

(* 7) 5. G. 3. c. 12.

(* 8) 6. G. 3. c. 12.

(* 9) 7. G. 3.

(* 10) 7. G. 3. c. 59.

(* 11) 14. G. 3.

(* 12) 14. G. 3.

(* 13) 12. G. 3. c. 24.