History and Topography of Northumberland, Huntingdon, Mifflin, Centre, Union, Columbia, Juniata and Clinton Counties, Pa: Embracing Local and General Events, Leading Incidents, Descriptions of the Principal Boroughs, Towns, Villages, Etc., Etc. : with a Copious Appendix, Embellished by Engravings

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Page 548 - income, and interest of the same, and to apply the same to the proper use of said University; and by the same name, to sue, and be sued, implead and be impleaded, in any courts of law or equity, and in all manner
Page 287 - Logan, Benj. Chew, Richard Penn and James Tilghman was examined, and his deposition taken. James Cunningham, of Lancaster county, farmer, being sworn on the Holy Evangelists of Almighty God, deposeth and saith, that on Friday, the 29th day of January last, about nine or ten o'clock in the
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