Pennsylvania Archives

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J. Severns & Company, 1853 - Pennsylvania
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A collection of documents supplementing the companion series known as "Colonial records," which contain the Minutes of the Provincial council, of the Council of safety, and of the Supreme executive council of Pennsylvania.

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Page 773 - publick Blessings do call for pub'lick and solemn Acknowledgments, We have thought fit, by and with the Advice of Our Privy Council, to issue this Our Royal Proclamation, hereby appointing and commanding, That a General Thanksgiving to Almighty God, for these His Mercies, be observed throughout Our Kingdom of England, Dominion of Wales, and Town of Berwick upon Tweed, upon Thursday the
Page 127 - under the Honourable Thomas Penn and Richard Penn, Esquires, true and absolute Proprietaries of the Province of Pennsylvania, and Counties of New Castle, Kent and Sussex, upon Delaware, by and with the Advice and Consent of the Representatives of the Freemen of said Province in General Assembly met, and by the
Page 86 - Howbeit I believed not the words, until I came, and mine eyes had seen it: and, behold, the half was not told me : thy wisdom and prosperity cxceedeth the fame which I heard.
Page 334 - for so doing this shall be your sufficient Warrant. Given under my Hand and Seal at Arms, at Philadelphia, the Twenty-third day of November, Anno Domini, one thousand seven hundred and
Page 139 - the Colonel of the Regiment to which such Person doth belong, to be recovered, in Case of Neglect or Refusal to pay the same, by Action of Debt, Bill, Plaint or Information, in any Court of Record within this Province, wherein no Essoin Protection or Wager of Law, nor more than one Imparlance shall be allowed;
Page 111 - assisting to you therein. Hereof fail not, as you" will answer the Contrary at your Peril, and for your so doing this Shall be your Warrant, Given under my Hand and Seal
Page 704 - The Honourable WILLIAM DENNY, Esquire, Lieutenant Governor and Commander in Chief of the Province of Pennsylvania, and Counties of Newcastle, Kent and Sussex, on Delaware. To Teedyuscung, the Delaware Chief, and to all the Indians at
Page 142 - sending them out to the Collectors, so much as the Commissioners shall think fit to allow. And be it enacted by the Authority aforesaid, That nothing in this Act contained, shall be construed to subject the
Page 772 - 1759. Sir: It having pleased Almighty God to give signal Success to His Majesty's Arms, both by Sea and Land, particularly by the defeat of the French Army in Canada, and the taking of Quebec, and his Majesty having thought fit in acknowledgment of so great Blessings to appoint a Day of publick Thanksgiving for the same throughout Great Britain,

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