Pennsylvania Archives (Google eBook)

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Samuel Hazard, John Blair Linn, William Henry Egle, George Edward Reed, Thomas Lynch Montgomery, Gertrude MacKinney, Charles Francis Hoban
J. Severns & Company, 1853 - Pennsylvania
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A collection of documents supplementing the companion series known as "Colonial records," which contain the Minutes of the Provincial council, of the Council of safety, and of the Supreme executive council of Pennsylvania.
  

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Page 451 - Thomas Penn, and Richard Penn, Esquires, True and absolute Proprietaries, and Governors in Chief of the Province of Pennsylvania, and Counties of Newcastle, Kent, and Sussex, on Delaware.
Page 591 - The said land to extend westwards five degrees in longitude to be computed from the said eastern bounds ; and the said lands to be bounded on the north by the beginning of the three and fortieth degree of northern latitude...
Page 339 - I can take upon me to assure you, notwithstanding insinuations to the contrary, from men with factious and seditious views, that his Majesty's present Administration have at no time entertained a design to propose to Parliament to lay any further taxes upon America for the purpose of RAISING A REVENUE...
Page 38 - Whereas it has pleased Almighty God to call to His Mercy Our late Sovereign Lady Queen Victoria, of Blessed and Glorious Memory, by whose Decease the Imperial Crown of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland is solely and rightfully come to the High and Mighty Prince Albert Edward...
Page 38 - Wales ; we, therefore, the Lords Spiritual and Temporal of this realm, being here assisted with these of his late Majesty's Privy Council, with numbers of other principal gentlemen of quality, with the Lord Mayor, Aldermen, and citizens of London, do now hereby, with one voice and consent of tongue and heart, publish and proclaim, that the high and mighty Prince, George Prince of Wales, is now, by the death of our...
Page 285 - House therefore hope that this letter * will be candidly considered in no other light, than as expressing a disposition freely to communicate their mind to a sister colony, upon a common concern in the same manner as they would be gla'd to receive the sentiments of your or any other House of Assembly on the continent.
Page 591 - ... but if the said river shall not extend so far northward, then, by the said river, so far as it doth extend ; and from the head of the said river, the eastern bounds...
Page 119 - ... to be taken instead of the oaths of allegiance and supremacy ; and also the oath of abjuration...
Page 286 - America, which authorizes them to make as many appointments as they think fit, and to pay the appointees what sums they please, for whose mal-conduct they are not accountable. From whence it may happen that officers of the crown may be multiplied to such a degree, as to become dangerous to the liberty of the people...
Page 200 - America, it may be proper to charge certain stamp duties in the said colonies and plantations...

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