The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography

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Historical Society of Pennsylvania., 1888 - Pennsylvania
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Page 90 - Answer not a fool according to his folly, lest thou also be like unto him.
Page 488 - She According to the Custom of Marriage Assuming the Name of her Husband, as a further Confirmation thereof: Did then and there to these Presents Set their Hands, and we whose Names are here under also subscribed, being present, at the Solemnization of the said Marriage and Subscription, have as Witnesses thereunto set our Hands the Day and Year above Written 1754.
Page 265 - An act to carry into effect, in part, an ordinance to nullify certain acts of the Congress of the United States, purporting to be laws laying duties on the importation of foreign commodities," passed in convention of this state, at Columbia, on the 24th of November, 1832.
Page 261 - Hayne, their representatives in the Senate of the United States, do, in the name and on behalf of the good people of the said commonwealth, solemnly PROTEST against the system of protecting duties, lately adopted by the federal government, for the following reasons : — 1st.
Page 490 - Barclaie'a old commission (for the government of that Province), and received a new one from his present majesty (a loyal action, and deserving my commemoration) : neither will I omit his arms, being Gul.
Page 110 - The tea-table was spread under the tree, and Mrs. Bache, a very gross and rather homely lady, who is the only daughter of the Doctor and lives with him, served it out to the company. She had three of her children about her, over whom she seemed to have no kind of command, but who appeared to be excessively fond of their Grandpapa.
Page 490 - Lee, sometime secretary of state there, and who after the king's martyrdom hired a Dutch vessel, freighted her himself, and went to Brussels, surrendered up Sir William...
Page 278 - Our federal union, it must be preserved ! " The nullifiers could only gasp. Calhoun, who was next called on, tried to retrieve the situation by giving as his toast, "The union, next to our liberty, most dear...
Page 430 - Hamilton, and other military gentlemen, and was one of the original members of the Society of the Cincinnati. He looked upon apostasy to their principles as a personal degradation.
Page 283 - I am assured by all the members of congress with whom I have conversed that I will be sustained by congress. If so I will meet it at the threshold, and have the leaders arrested and arraigned for treason...

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