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Into the American Woods: Negotiators on the Pennsylvania Frontier
James H. Merrell
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Abraham Smith act of Assembly aforesaid agreeably Amos Gregg amounting appointed and commissionated April Assembly passed attendance in Council ballance Benjamin Elliott certificates Christopher Kucher Colonel committee Commonwealth Comptroller and Register Comptroller General's reports convicted Coroners county of Philadelphia David Redick day of March degrees west district election Esquire Excellency THOMAS MIFFLIN expences Frederick Watt George Woods half west Henry Taylor hereby Honorable George Ross instant jail James Martin James Read John Baird John Smilie John Wilkins Jonas Hartzell Justices letter Lord Butler motion Nathan Dennison Nathaniel Breading order was drawn orders were drawn pardon payable Peace petition petitioner pounds five shillings pounds ten shillings present present:His Excellency THOMAS Quarter Sessions read and approved received and read Register General's reports remitted Resolved Richard Samuel Edie Samuel Miles September Sheriff shillings six pence thereupon township Treasurer in favor Vice President vizt William Findley William Wilson Zebulun Potts
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Page 479 - February term, 1766, he sat on the bench which ordered all the officers of the court to proceed in their several duties, as usual, on unstamped paper: this was accordingly done; and it is believed...
Page 118 - State shall be authorized to administer the oath of office; and the person or persons so administering the oath hereby required to be taken, shall cause a record or certificate thereof to be made, in the same manner, as, by the law of the State, he or they shall be directed to record or certify the oath of office. SEC. 4. And be it further enacted. That all officers appointed, or hereafter to be appointed under the authority of the United States...
Page 111 - Nov. 1893, coming on for hearing at the general quarter sessions of the peace held in and for the county of Chester on the 14th Oct.
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Page 204 - Now, therefore, I do recommend and assign Thursday, the 26th day of November next, to be devoted by the people of these States to the service of that great and glorious Being who is the beneficent author of all the good that was, that is, or that will be; that we may then all unite in rendering unto Him our sincere and humble thanks for His kind care and protection of the people of this country previous to their becoming a nation...
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Page 204 - ... all unite in rendering unto Him our sincere and humble thanks for His kind care and protection of the people of this country previous to their becoming a nation ; for the signal and manifold mercies and the favorable interpositions of His providence in the course and conclusion of the late war; for the great degree of...