Proprietary governors were individuals authorized to govern proprietary colonies.
Under the proprietary system, individuals or companies were granted ...
any of certain colonies, as Maryland and Pennsylvania, that were granted to an
individual or group by the British crown and that were granted full rights of ...
Meaning and Definition of Proprietary Colonies: Proprietary colonies were
territories granted by the English Crown to one or more proprietors who had full ...
Any of certain early North American colonies, such as Carolina and Pennsylvania
, organized in the 1600s in territories granted by the English Crown to one or ...
a colony granted to some individual or individuals with the fullest prerogatives of
goverment — compare charter colony, royal colony. ADVERTISEMENT ...
noun pro·pri·e·tary \prə-ˈprī-ə-ˌter-ē\. plural pro·pri·e·tar·ies. Definition of
PROPRIETARY. 1. : one that possesses, owns, or holds exclusive right to
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and ... PROPRIETARY COLONIES were grants of land in the form of a charter, or
Proprietary government failed because the proprietors failed to live up to their
responsibilities,supplies were not sent,taxes ... What is the meaning of proprietary
The change from proprietary to royal government scarcely affected at all the ....
No definition had been given by the decree of 1885 as to what constituted the ...