Minutes of the Provincial Council of Pennsylvania: From the Organization to the Termination of the Proprietary Government. [Mar. 10, 1683-Sept. 27, 1775], Volume 8

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J. Severns, 1852 - Pennsylvania
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Vol. 10 includes "Minutes of Council of Safety from June 30th, 1775, to November 12th, 1776" (p. [277]-784)

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Page 3 - Power to chuse a Speaker, and other their Officers; and shall be Judges of the Qualifications and Elections of their own Members; sit upon their own Adjournments; appoint Committees; prepare Bills in order to pass into Laws; impeach Criminals, and redress Grievances; and shall have all other Powers and Privileges of an Assembly, according to the Rights of the free-born Subjects of England, and as is usual in any of the King's Plantations in America.
Page 53 - And the better to facilitate this important Service, The King is pleased to leave it to you to issue Commissions to such Gentlemen of your...
Page 272 - His faithful and brave Subjects there will chearfully co-operate with, and second to the utmost, the large Expence and extraordinary Succours, supplied by this Kingdom, for their Preservation and Defence ; And His Majesty considering, that...
Page 255 - Then turning to the Delawares, holding a belt of wampum in his hand, he spoke to them as follows : — Cousins, — Let the belt of wampum serve to chastise you. You ought to be taken by the hair of the head, and shaken severely till you recover your senses and become sober.
Page 413 - THIS INDENTURE made the twenty sixth day of June in the thirtieth year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord George the Third by the Grace of God of Great Britain France and Ireland King Defender of the Faith &c.
Page 453 - Endeavours and Influence, with the Council and Assembly of Your Province, to induce them to raise, with all possible Dispatch, within Your Government, at least as large a Body of Men, as they did for the last Campaign, and even as many more as the Number of...
Page 517 - Wales ; we, therefore, the Lords Spiritual and Temporal of this realm, being here assisted with these of his late Majesty's Privy Council, with numbers of other principal gentlemen of quality, with the Lord Mayor, Aldermen, and citizens of London, do now hereby, with one voice and consent of tongue and heart, publish and proclaim, that the high and mighty Prince, George Prince of Wales, is now, by the death of our...
Page 452 - Government, in order that the same may be employed, as far as they will go in this Exigency. I am at the same Time to acquaint You, that a...
Page 593 - Majesty is further most graciously pleased to permit me to acquaint you, that strong ' Recommendations will be made to Parliament, in their Session next Year, to grant a proper Compensation for such Expences as above, according as the active Vigour and strenuous Efforts of the Respective Provinces shall justly appear to merit.
Page 273 - Posts, in those Parts, may point out; which, it is hoped, will oblige them so to divide their Attention and Forces, as will render the several Attempts more easy and successful.

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