Colonial Records of Pennsylvania, Volume 16; Volume 1853 (Google eBook)

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Samuel Hazard
T. Fenn, 1853 - Pennsylvania
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Page 204 - ... union, and plenty which we have since enjoyed; for the peaceable and rational manner in which we have been enabled to establish constitutions of government for our safety and happiness, and particularly the national one now lately instituted; for the civil and religious liberty with which we are blessed, and the means we have of acquiring and diffusing useful knowledge; and, in general, for all the great and various favors which He has been pleased to confer upon us.
Page 140 - An Act to regulate the Collection of the Duties imposed by law on the tonnage of ships or vessels, and on goods, wares and merchandises imported into the United States," approved July 31, 1789, 21, c.
Page 204 - ... peace, and concord ; to promote the knowledge and practice of true religion and virtue, and the increase of science, among them and us ; and, generally, to grant unto all mankind such a degree of temporal prosperity as he alone knows to be best.
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.
Page 133 - Cassady, who was convicted of a robbery at a Court of Oyer and Terminer and General Jail Delivery, held...
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...
Page 140 - An act to provide for the government of the territory Northwest of the river Ohio...
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...

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