History of Delaware County, Pennsylvania: From the Discovery of the Territory Included Within Its Limit to the Present Time, with a Notice of the Geology of the County, and Catalogues of Its Minerals, Plants, Quadrupeds, and Birds, Written Under the Direction and Appointment of the Delaware County Institute of Science
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Page 73 - ... the high and mighty lords, the states general of the United Netherlands...
Page 387 - Major General ANTHONY WAYNE Was born at Waynesborough in Chester County State of Pennsylvania AD 1745. After a life of honor and usefulness He died in December, 1796, at a military post On the shores of Lake Erie, Commander-in-chief of the army of THE UNITED STATES.
Page 176 - he may eat all things ; another, who is weak, " eateth herbs. Let not him that eateth, despise " him that eateth not ; and let not him which " eateth not, judge him that eateth.
Page 279 - That the act of parliament, for shutting up the port of Boston, is unconstitutional ; oppressive to the inhabitants of that town ; dangerous to the liberties of the British colonies; and that therefore, we consider our brethren, at Boston, as suffering in the common cause of America.
Page 312 - We had not lain long, when a rebel officer, remarkable by a hussar dress, pressed towards our army, within a hundred yards of my right flank, not perceiving us.
Page 310 - Notwithstanding the misfortune of the day, I am happy to find the troops in good spirits ; and I hope another time we shall compensate for the losses now sustained.
Page 133 - That having taken what care you can for the people's good, in these respects abovesaid, let the rivers and creeks be sounded on my side of Delaware River, especially Upland, in order to settle a great town, and be sure to make your choice where it is most navigable, high, dry, and healthy...
Page 264 - An Act for the better ordering and regulating such as are willing and desirous to be united for military Purposes...
Page 292 - John Dickinson, Robert Morris, Benjamin Franklin, Charles Humphreys, Edward Biddle, Thomas Willing, Andrew Allen, and James Wilson, Esquires, be, and they are hereby, appointed to serve as Representatives of this Province in the Continental Congress.