Colonial Records of Pennsylvania, Volume 11 (Google eBook)

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Samuel Hazard
T. Fenn, 1852 - Pennsylvania
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Contents

Stansbury Smith suspected of practices tending to alienate c
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Assistants to the Council of Safety appointed
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persons appointed to audit and settle accounts of the mili
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Commissions granted for letters of marque and reprisals 2 21 Conference with deputies of Massachusetts Bay touching 729
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Enemies of the United States committed to prison 59 Estates forfeited ones advertised to be sold 745 Examination of John Brown 345 347 348 349 E...
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Cannon Committee appointed 7 Collected and mounted in Phila
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Powdermill continental one carried on
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Tories imprisoned at Reading
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Battalion of Lancaster county their conduct commendable
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Deserters from the army to be advertised 106 Dickinsons intercepted letter
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Officers of Pennsylvania prisoners with the enemy shall retain
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Dunlaps press and type employed to inform the public of affairs
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Ordnance of Pennsylvania superintendent of appointed 143144
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Board of War appointed 181 directed to apply to Congress
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burnt at French creek
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Hale Thomas appointed agent for forfeited estates in Philadel
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Bounty money to enlist soldiers a loan applied for to Congress 37
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Cattle Committee of drivers appointed 244 253 281 310 Cape May trading vessels at to be protected 8 arrived galley stationed at 556 557
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Floating bridge across the Schuylkill 56 Flour relative to raising price of 767 Fireships fitted out for service 255
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Hand General at Pittsburg asks for armed men to destroy Indian
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talion of thid county their conduct commendable 90 powder
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Hospital Pennsylvania taken up for sick troops 34
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Forestalling proclamation against 671 Forfeited estates advertised to be sold 745
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Page 610 - maliciously and traiterously give and send intelligence to the same Enemies for that purpose, against the duty of his allegiance, against the form of the Act of Assembly in such case made and provided, and against the Peace and Dignity of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania : " Whereupon, the Sheriff of the County
Page 376 - greatest of all human blessings, independence & peace ; that it may please him to prosper the Trade & manufactures of the people, & the labor of the husbandman, that our land may yet yield its increase ; To take Schools & Seminaries of Education, so necessary for Cultivating the principles of true liberty, virtue and piety, under his
Page 613 - Sheriff of the County [aforesaid, (in whose Custody, in the Gaol of the County aforesaid, for the cause aforesaid, he had been before Committed,) being brought to the Bar here in his proper person, by the said Sheriff, to whom he is here also Committed; And forthwith being demanded concerning the
Page 181 - Whereas, the just War into which the United States of America have been forced by Great Britain, is likely to be still continued, by the same violence and injustice which have hitherto animated the Enemies of American Freedom; And Whereas, it becomes all Public Bodies, as well as private Persons, to reverence the Providence of God, and
Page 421 - the United States of America to be Free, Independent, & Sovereign States, and declare that the People thereof owe no allegiance or obedience to George the Third, King of Great Britain;
Page 780 - An Act for the attainder of divers Traitors, if they render not themselves by a certain day, & for vesting their Estates in this Commonwealth, & for more effectually discovering the same, & for ascertaining & satisfying the lawful Debts & claims thereupon,' do hereby strictly charge & require the said
Page 610 - of the County aforesaid, for the Cause aforesaid, he had been before Committed,) being brought to the Bar here in his proper person, by the said Sheriff, to whom he is here also Committed ; And forthwith being demanded concerning the Premises in the said Indictment,
Page 331 - A PROCLAMATION. " WHEREAS, The Representatives of the Freemen of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in General Assembly met, in and by a Certain Act made
Page 376 - to inspire our Commanders both by land & Sea, & all under them, with that wisdom & fortitude which may render them fit instruments under the Providence of Almighty God, to secure for these States the greatest of all human blessings, independence
Page 421 - will serve the said United States in the Office of which I now hold, with fidelity, according to the best of my skill & understanding, So help me God.

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