History of Beaver Springs, Penn'a: and centennial souvenir book. Published in commemoration of the celebration of the one hundredth anniversary of the founding of the town. 1806-1906 (Google eBook)

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Aurand printing and publishing house, 1906 - Beaver Springs (Pa.) - 136 pages
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Page 1819 - ... you shall be governed by laws of your own making, and live a free, and, if you will, a sober and industrious people. I shall not usurp the right of any, or oppress his person. God has furnished me with a better resolution, and has given me His grace to keep it. In short, whatever sober and free men can reasonably desire for the security and improvement of their own happiness, I shall heartily comply with, and in five months resolve, if it please God, to see you.
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Page 1819 - Governour that comes to make his fortune great. You shall be governed by laws of your own makeing, and live a free, and if you will, a sober and industreous People. I shall not usurp the right of any, or oppress his person.
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Page 1819 - ... any shall offend you or your people, you shall have a full and speedy satisfaction for the same by an equal number of just men on both sides, that by no means you may have just occasion of being offended against them.

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