The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography, Volume 43 (Google eBook)

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Publication Fund of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, 1919 - Pennsylvania
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Page 108 - I can assure those gentlemen that it is a much easier and less distressing thing to draw remonstrances in a comfortable room by a good fireside than to occupy a cold, bleak hill and sleep under frost and snow without clothes or blankets.
Page 331 - I choose to solve the controversy with this small distinction, and it belongs to all three: any government is free to the people under it (whatever be the frame) where the laws rule and the people are a party to those laws, and more than this is tyranny, oligarchy, or confusion.
Page 166 - The English, Scotch and Irish historical libraries. Giving a short view and character of most of our historians, either in print or manuscript.
Page 32 - Thomas Penn and Richard Penn, Esquires, true and absolute proprietaries and governors in chief of the Province of Pennsylvania and Counties of New Castle, Kent and Sussex upon Delaware.
Page 51 - And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That the said Society, be, and shall be for ever hereafter able and capable in law to sue, and be sued, plead and be impleaded, answer and be answered unto, defend and be defended...
Page 106 - The misfortune, however, does in my opinion proceed from both causes; and though I have been tender heretofore of giving my opinion, or lodging complaints, as the change in that department took place contrary to my judgment, and the consequences thereof were predicted; yet, finding that the inactivity of the army, whether for want of provisions, clothes, or other essentials, is charged to my account, not only by the common vulgar but by those in power, it is time to speak plain in exculpation of...
Page 176 - The Case Stated between the Church of Rome and the Church of England...
Page 107 - Remonstrance), reprobating the measure as much as if they thought the soldiers were made of stocks or stones, and equally insensible of frost and snow ; and moreover, as if they conceived it easily practicable...
Page 106 - ... not a single hoof of any kind to slaughter, and not more than twenty-five barrels of flour ! From hence, form an opinion of our situation, when I add, that he could not tell when to expect any.
Page 107 - We find gentlemen, without knowing whether the army was really going into winter quarters or not (for I am sure no resolution of mine would warrant the remonstrance), reprobating the measure as much as if they thought the soldiers were made of stocks or stones, and equally insensible of frost and snow...

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