Minutes of the Committee of Defence of Philadelphia, 1814-1815, Volume 8

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J.B. Lippincott & Company, 1867 - Pennsylvania - 428 pages
Besides the city of Philadelphia, the Committee had representatives from the Northern Liberties and Penn Township and for the District of Southwark and the Townships of Moyamensing and Passyunk.
 

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Page 408 - And for the true performance of all and singular the covenants and agreements aforesaid, the said parties bind themselves, each unto the other, firmly by these presents.
Page 83 - Under these orders, the forces referred to, are directed to " hold themselves in readiness to take the field at a moment's warning...
Page 26 - Report from the Committee appointed to inquire into the state and condition of the Countries adjoining to Hudson's Bay, and of the Trade carried on there.
Page 305 - States of America, in Congress assembled, That the President of the United States be, and...
Page 242 - Butt, 7h. 55, 21st October, 1814. SIR: Report says the enemy (a sail of the line) are as high as Alexandria. What seems confirmatory, the bay craft have stopped; none having been seen from this since the night before last. Our view this morning extends to Poole's Island. No vessel to be seen. CHARLES ROSS, Captain Commanding Videttes. CHARLES BIDDLE, ESQ. A letter from Robert Shaw, deputy contractor, was read. Whereupon the following resolution was passed : Resolved, That a warrant be drawn in favor...
Page 74 - ... to destroy and lay waste such towns and districts upon the coast as may be found assailable.
Page 358 - DEAR SIR, — I have the pleasure of acknowledging the receipt of your letter of the...
Page 45 - Litany, which was read, and ordered to lie on the table. Resolved, — That a Committee be appointed to report...
Page 96 - The above resolution was adopted. The Sub-Committee of Defence also offered the following resolution, viz.: "Resolved, That a committee be appointed to...
Page 160 - ... any disclosure at this time, to the people, of their communication to the delegates from the wards and districts, and the delegates be furnished with a copy of these resolutions. A letter, signed William Milner, relating to a supply of arms for the use of a military association, was read. Whereupon, on motion, Resolved, That a committee be appointed to wait on the general commanding this district, and to inquire whether a quantity of arms (that may answer the purpose for drill or exercise) may...

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