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" ... which courts are held every two months. But, to prevent lawsuits, there are three peacemakers chosen by every county court, in the nature of common arbitrators, to hear and end differences between man and man. And spring and fall there is an orphans'... "
History of Cambria County, Pennsylvania - Page 19
by Henry Wilson Storey - 1907
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The Select Works of William Penn....

William Penn - Society of Friends - 1782
...which courts are held every two months : but to prevent law-fuits, there are three peace-makers chofen by every county- court, in the nature of common arbitrators, to hear and end differences betwixt man and man ; and fpring and fall there is an orphan's court in each county, to infpcct and regulate the affairs...
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A general collection of the best and most interesting voyages and ..., Volume 12

John Pinkerton - Voyages and travels - 1812
...prevent law-fuits and contentions. Among thefe paffive people there are alfo three peace-makers, chofen by every county court, in the nature of common arbitrators, to hear and end differences between man and man. Every Spring and Fall there is an orphans court in each county, to infpect and...
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Memoirs of the private and public life of William Penn: who settled the ...

Thomas Clarkson, William Penn - 1827
...proper officers, as Justices, Sheriffs, Clerks, Constables ; which Courts are held every two months. But to prevent law-suits there are three Peace-makers...Court, in the nature of common Arbitrators, to hear and tnd differences between man and man. And spring and fall there is an Orphan's Court in each county,...
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The Register of Pennsylvania: devoted to the preservation of facts and ...

Samuel Hazard - History - 1829
...helden every two months, lint to prevent law-suits and debates among this peaceable people, there were three peacemakers chosen by every County Court, in...of common Arbitrators, to hear and end differences between man and man; and every Spring and Fall there's an Orphans Court in each County, to inspect...
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Life of William Penn: The Celebrated Quaker and Founder of Pennsylvania

Joseph Barker - Quakers - 1847 - 320 pages
...proper officers, as Justices, Sheriffs, Clerks, Constables; which courts are held every two months. But to prevent law-suits, there are three Peacemakers chosen by every County Court, in the nature of 185 L common Arbitrators, to hear and end differences betweer man and man. And spring and fall there...
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Memoirs of the public and private life of William Penn

Thomas Clarkson, William Edward Forster - Pennsylvania - 1849 - 370 pages
...which courts are held every two months. But, to prevent law-suits, there are three peace-makers clwsen by every county court, in the nature of common arbitrators, to hear and end differences between man and man. And spring and fall there is an orphan* court in each county, to inspect and regulate...
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The Life of William Penn: With Selections from His Correspondence and Auto ...

Samuel Mcpherson Janney - 1852 - 560 pages
...officers, as justices, sheriffs, clerks, constables ; which courts are held every two months. But, to prevent law-suits, there are three peace-makers...of common arbitrators, to hear and end differences between man and man. And spring and fall there is an orphans' court in each county, to inspect and...
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the history of the society of friends in america

james bowden - 1854
...officers, as justices, sheriffs, clerks, constables, &c., which courts are held every two months. But to prevent law-suits, there are three peace-makers...of common arbitrators, to hear and end differences between man and man." * The judicial proceedings of the province at this early date, present but two...
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The history of the Society of Friends in America, Volume 2

James Bowden - Society of Friends - 1854
...months. But to prevent law-suits, there are three * Watson's Annals, p. 75. t Vide Ferris's Delaware. peace-makers chosen by every county court, in the...of common arbitrators, to hear and end differences between man and man."* The judicial proceedings of the province at this early date, present but two...
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Discourse on the Family as an Element of Government

Eli Kirk Price - Families - 1864 - 50 pages
...in an advisory manner to reconcile parties and discourage litigation. William Penn, in his letter of 1683 to the Society of Free Traders, says : " To prevent...to hear and end differences betwixt man and man." (1 Proud, 262.) It was the wisest of institutions, while qualified pacificators could be found, and...
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