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. Lovejoy, “Rights Imply Equality,” 16 WMQ
(3d ser.) 459, 481–482. See also Dickerson, Navigation Acts
245–246. These authorities also suggest that the impending recall of Bernard and
the Treasury's disapproval of the activities of the Customs Commissioners led to the
withdrawal. The evidence on this point is at present inadequate. The new judges were
created pursuant to a statute providing for superior Admiralty courts of both original
and appellate jurisdiction to sit in the colonies. 8 Geo. 3, c. 22 (1767). The salaries
were fixed at £600 to be paid out of the King's share of fines and forfeitures, or
from the sale of old naval stores in England if the former was insufficient. Ubbelohde, Vice Admiralty Courts
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