Names of Foreigners who Took the Oath of Allegiance to the Province and State of Pennsylvania, 1727-1775: With the Foreign Arrivals, 1786-1808

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William Henry Egle
E. K. Meyers, state printer, 1892 - Pennsylvania - 789 pages
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Page 526 - Report that they have endeavoured to fulfil the benevolent views of the legislature, by personally distributing the sum of fifteen hundred Dollars, granted for that purpose, in money, wood, clothing and other necessaries to about two hundred and twenty necessitous French People, as by the annexed Schedule ; many of whom were old, and some of them lame, blind, sick, or otherwise unable to support themselves. " It was a very seasonable relief to them during the last winter, and spring, for which many...
Page 526 - Dollars granted for that purpose, in шопеу. wood, cloathing, and other necessaries, to about two hundred and twenty necessitous French People, as by the annexed Schedule; many of whom were old, and some of them lame, blind, sick, or otherwise unable to support themselves.
Page 526 - Continent {America}, to return to their own country. Others remain, endeavoring to habituate themselves to our language, customs, and modes of life; of whom a number will we hope in future be able to gain an honest livelihood, with but little assistance; yet some worthy Individuals will probably continue entirely dependant upon the aid of charity. Signed in Philadelphia the 5th day of November, 1796. Samuel P.
Page 203 - According to directions we have carefully examined the State of Health of the Mariners and Passengers on board the...
Page 526 - To Thomas Mifflin, Governor of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania: The Commissioners appointed by the Act of the Legislature, dated the 13th day of Janua ry, 1796 to afford relief to certain distressed French Emigrants.

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