Minutes of the Provincial Council of Pennsylvania: From the Organization to the Termination of the Proprietary Government. [Mar. 10, 1683-Sept. 27, 1775], Volume 9 (Google eBook)
Vol. 10 includes "Minutes of the Council of Safety from June 30th, 1775, to November 12th, 1776" (p. -784)
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Page 84 - Indians, to the great prejudice of our interests, and to the great dissatisfaction of the said Indians ; in order, therefore, to prevent such irregularities for the future, and to the end that the Indians may be convinced of our justice and determined resolution to remove all reasonable cause of discontent, we do, with the advice of our Privy Council, strictly enjoin and require, that no private person do presume to make any purchase from the said Indians, of any lands reserved to the said Indians,...
Page 83 - ... that the several nations or tribes of Indians with whom we are connected, and who live under our protection, should not be molested or disturbed in the possession of such parts of our dominions and territories as, not having been ceded to, or purchased by us, are reserved to them, or any of them, as their hunting grounds...
Page 83 - Company; as also all the lands and territories lying to the westward of the sources of the rivers which fall into the sea from the west and northwest...
Page 14 - We have thought fit, by and with the Advice of Our Privy Council, to issue this Our Royal Proclamation...
Page 82 - Colonies, and of the people and inhabitants thereof, as near as may be agreeable to the Laws of England, and under such regulations and restrictions as are used in other Colonies ; and in the meantime, and until such assemblies can be called as aforesaid, all persons inhabiting in or resorting to our said Colonies, may confide in our royal protection for the enjoyment of the benefit of the Laws of our Realm of England...
Page 83 - And we do further declare it to be our royal will and pleasure, for the present as aforesaid, to reserve under our sovereignty, protection, and dominion, for the use of the said Indians, all the lands and territories not included within the limits of our said three new governments or within the limits of the territory granted to the Hudson's Bay Company...
Page 289 - Year of His Majesty's Reign, and in the Year of our Lord One Thousand Seven Hundred and Sixty-four. "JOHN PENN. "By his Honour's command, " JOSEPH SHIPPEN, Jun., Secretary. "God save the King.
Page 80 - GEORGE R. Whereas we have taken into our royal consideration the extensive and valuable acquisitions in America, secured to our crown by the late definitive treaty of peace concluded at Paris, the 10th day of .February last; and being desirous that all our loving subjects, as well of our kingdoms as of our colonies in America may avail themselves, with all convenient speed, of the great benefits and advantages which must accrue therefrom to their commerce, manufactures, and navigation...
Page 343 - I am with great Truth and Regard Sir Your most Obedient humble Servant Deputy Governor ofl Shelburne.
Page 81 - ... so soon as the state and circumstances of the said colonies will admit thereof, they shall, with the advice and consent of the members of our council, summon and call general assemblies within the said governments respectively, in such manner and form as is used and directed in those colonies and provinces in America, which are under our immediate government...