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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, 1891 - 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 125 - Lancaster county, be, and shall be to all intents and purposes deemed, taken, and esteemed, His Majesty's natural born subjects of this province of Pennsylvania, as if they, and each of them had been born within the said province...
Page 769 - After this let a jury of twelve good men bee empannelled. Then let the Long Finne prisoner in the Fort bee called for & brought to the Barr. Vpon which the jury is to bee called over & numbered one, two &c.
Page 273 - Given under my hand and seal, this day of , in the year of our Lord , at , in the [county] aforesaid.
Page 479 - Nederlandts, under the commission and control of their High Mightinesses the Lords States General of the United Netherlands, and the privileged West India Company.
Page 120 - England, etc., divers Protestants, who were subjects to the Emperor of Germany, a Prince in amity with the Crown of Great Britain, transported themselves and estates into the province of Pennsylvania between the years one thousand seven hundred and one thousand seven hundred and eighteen: and since they came hither have contributed very much to the enlargement of the British Empire, and to the raising and...
Page 863 - Bounds, and the said lands to bee bounded on the North, by the beginning of the three and fortieth degree of Northern latitude...
Page 600 - ... English, who live under our jurisdiction or outside of it, have a great affection for this State and the same might likewise be supposed and sustained from us, in case we should be conquered, from which the good God may save us, but how to prevent and improve it, Right Worshipful Gentlemen, hoc opus hoc labor est. We have thought the most suitable would be a lenient method of governing them and proceeding with them, to win their hearts and divert their thoughts from a hard and tyrannical form...
Page 57 - Scotia or elsewhere, may vote by proxy, if he sees fit, and if such proxy produces from his constituent an appointment in writing, in the words or to the effect following, that is to say : — I, , of , one of the shareholders of the , do hereby...
Page 790 - Bench. The Towne Court shall hare power to try all causes of debt or damage to the value of ten pounds without appeal.
Page 761 - English concerned in Maryland, that his Majesty has at his great expense sent his ships and soldiers to reduce all foreigners in these parts to his Majesty's obedience and to that purpose only you are employed. But the reduction of the place being at his Majesty's...

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