Colonial Records of Pennsylvania, Volume 15; Volume 1853

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Samuel Hazard
T. Fenn & Company, 1853 - Pennsylvania
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Page 87 - ... one-half thereof to the use of the state and the other half to the complainant.
Page 576 - 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 289 - Lewis, nnJ a recommendation from the strcet commissioners and other respectable citizens in his favor, it was Ordered, That the punishment at hard Labor for four years to which he was sentenced by the Court of Oyer and Terminer of the County of Philadelphia upon conviction of Lareeny, be remitted.
Page 290 - Legislature in order that it may be submitted to a Convention of Delegates to be chosen by the people of the State, in conformity to the Resolves of the Convention, made and provided in that case.
Page 100 - President be requested and empowered to issue his proclamation, offering a reward of fifty dollars to any person or persons who shall apprehend and secure the said Bartholomew Baynum in the public goal of the County aforesaid. Resolved, That the aforesaid reward be paid by the Treasurer of Sussex County, on the certificate of the Sheriff thereof that he hath received the aforesaid Bartholomew Baynum into the goal of the same County, which sum shall be allowed...
Page 456 - That the fines and punishment at hard labour, to which they were sentenced by the Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace for the city and county of Philadelphia...
Page 466 - J A petition and recommendation in favor of James O'Bryan, convicted at the Quarter Sessions for Chester county for November last, of horse stealing and sentenced to hard labor for four years and a fine of being read, Ordered, That his fiue and punishment be remitted.
Page 173 - Many of the citixens who are in arrear have suffered by the calamities of the war, and cannot settle at the Land Office unless their ' certificates are received in payment. If this indulgence is not granted they will be obliged to give part of their lands to speculators to have it patented, or endeavour to evade payment. We are convinced it will be of advantage to the State to lower the price of land within the late Indian purehase, only eight warrants have been taken out for lands there these six...
Page 263 - The fine imposed upon Peter Zeller, by the Court of General Quarter Sessions of the Peace of Northampton county, upon his being convicted of fornication and bastardy, was also remitted. The Council met. PHILADELPHIA, Wednesday, August 22nd, 1787.
Page 322 - House, made report which was read and on motion and by special order the same was read the second time and...

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