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Samuel Hazard, John Blair Linn, William Henry Egle, George Edward Reed, Thomas Lynch Montgomery, Gertrude MacKinney, Charles Francis Hoban
J. Severns & Company, 1853 - History
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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 59 - of its Laws, and owing Allegiance to the same State, as a false Traitor against the same, not having the fear of God before his Eyes, but being moved and seduced by the Instigation of the Devil, the Fidelity which to the same State he owed, wholly withdrawing, and with all his Might intending the Peace and Tranquillity of this Commonwealth of
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Page 450 - notice of Congress and to a suitable provision until they can return to civil life with advantage : Resolved therefore, That Congress gratefully acknowledge the faithful services of such officers, and that all supernumerary officers be entitled to one year's pay of their commissions respectively, to be computed from the time such officers
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Page 60 - and forthwith being demanded concerning the premises in the said Indictment above specified, and charged upon him how he will acquit himself thereof, he saith he is not guilty thereof, and thereof for Good and

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