Publications [or Publication] of the City History Society of Philadelphia, Volume 1 (Google eBook)

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The Society, 1917 - Philadelphia
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Page 75 - If ever there was a period for rejoicing, this is the moment ; every heart in unison with the freedom and happiness of the people, ought to beat high with exultation that the name of WASHINGTON, from this day, ceases to give a currency to political iniquity, and to legalize corruption.
Page 75 - A new era is now opening upon us, an era which promises much to the people ; for public measures must now stand upon their own merits, and nefarious projects can no longer be supported by a name.
Page 177 - ... engagement we have been obliged to leave the enemy masters of the field. Unfortunately the intelligence received of the enemy's advancing up the Brandywine and crossing at a ford about six miles above us was uncertain and contradictory, notwithstanding all my pains to get the best. This prevented...
Page ix - Bradly his wife who are personally known to me to be the same persons whose names are subscribed to the foregoing instrument of writing as parties thereto, and acknowledged the same to be their act and deed for the purposes therein mentioned.
Page 75 - If ever there was a time that would license the reiteration of the exclamation that time is now arrived; for the man who is the source of all the misfortunes of our country, is this day reduced to a level with his...
Page 178 - Notwithstanding the misfortune of the day, I am happy to find the troops in good spirits ; and I hope another time we shall compensate for the losses now sustained.
Page x - Corporations," approved the Twenty-ninth day of April, Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and seventy-four, and...
Page x - I have examined and perused the said writing, and have found the same to be in proper form and within the purposes named in the first class specified In Section Second of the Act of the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, entitled "An Act to provide for the Incorporation and Regulation of certain Corporations...
Page 70 - A people free and enlightened, establishing and ratifying a system of government which they have previously considered, examined, and approved. This is the spectacle which we are assembled to celebrate; and it is the most dignified one that has yet appeared on our globe."...
Page 132 - He also traded for, and bought from the inhabitants, the Minquas, three persons, being people belonging to this Company, which three persons were employed in the service of the Mohawks and Machicans, giving for them kettles, beads, and merchandise.

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