Some account of the Tree family and its connections in England and America

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Josiah Granville Leach
Printed for private circulation by J.B. Lippincott company, 1908 - 105 pages
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Page 20 - ... that there be not at this time any action, suit, plaint, quarrel, or demand, moved or depending before any judge ecclesiastical or temporal, for or concerning any marriage contracted by or with either of you; and that the said marriage be openly solemnized in the church above...
Page 62 - BULLOCK. Upon which it was Ordered, That a letter be written to Messieurs Arthur Donnaldson and Levi Hollinsworth, in the following words, vizt: In Council, Philadelphia, October 27th, 1784. GENTLEMEN : — The certificate of the Wardens of the Port gives us great satisfaction, and we have drawn an order for the payment of the ballance due to you. We cannot deny ourselves the pleasure of expressing, upon this occasion, our sense of the attention and ingenuity exerted in removing the Chevaux de frize,...
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Page 61 - ... twenty-sixth instant, respecting the removal of the Chevaux de frize, was received and read, and is as follows, to wit : Port of Philadelphia, Warden's Office, October 26th, 1784. We' do certify that Messrs. Levi Hollinsworth, and Arthur Donnaldson, have not only removed the destroyed forty-nine Chevaux de frize, but from the reports, employed in sweeping the bed of the river in the neighborhood of Mud Island and Billingsport, we have reason to believe that they also removed all the frames that...
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Page 62 - Chevaux de frize, and of the very great service thereby rendered to our fellow citizens. I am with much respect, gentlemen, your obedient and very humble servant, JOHN DICKINSON. Messrs. Arthur Donnaldson and Levi Hollinsworth. Ordered, That the foregoing certificate from the Wardens of the Port of Philadelphia, and letter to Messieurs Arthur Donnaldson, and Levi Hollinsworth, be published.

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