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 ii - Wales, during the life of the late King James, and since his decease, pretending to be, and taking upon himself the Stile and Title of King of England, by the name of James the Third...
Page ii - I, AB, do swear, that I do from my heart abhor, detest and abjure, as impious and heretical, that damnable doctrine and position, that princes excommunicated or deprived by the Pope, or any authority of the See of Rome, may be deposed or murthered by their subjects, or any other whatsoever. And I do declare, that no foreign prince, person, prelate, state, or potentate, hath, or ought to have any jurisdiction, power, superiority, preeminence, or authority ecclesiastical or spiritual within this realm....
Page ii - James, and since his decease, pretending to be and taking upon himself the stile and title of King of England by the name of James the Third, or of Scotland by the name of James the Eighth, or the stile and title of King of Great Britain, hath not any right or title whatsoever to the crown of this realm...
Page ii - I AB do solemnly & sincerely promise & declare that I will be true & faithful to King George the Second and do sincerely and truly Profess Testlfle & Declare that I do from my heart abhor, detest & renounce as Impious & heretical that wicked Doctrine & Position that Princes Excommunicated or deprived by the Pope or any Authority of the See of Rome may be deposed or murthered by their Subjects or any other whatsoever.
Page 524 - 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 ii - Swiss, it was deemed advisable to compel all to take the oath of allegance, which was at the first as follows : I, AB, do solemnly & sincerly promise & declare : that I will be true & faithful1 to King George the.
Page 524 - 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 524 - 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 201 - According to directions we have carefully examined the State of Health of the Mariners and Passengers on board the...
Page 524 - 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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