The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography, Volume 39

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Historical Society of Pennsylvania., 1915 - Pennsylvania

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Page 375 - Declaration: that we believe him to be 84 years of age; that he is reputed and believed in the neighborhood where he resides, to have been a soldier of the Revolution and that we concur in that opinion.
Page 374 - Jersey, aged seventy three years, who being first duly sworn according to law, doth on his oath make the following declaration in order to obtain the benefit of the Act of Congress passed June 7, 1832.
Page 17 - Assigns, all that Part of the Peninsula, or Chersonese, lying in the Parts of America, between the Ocean on the East, and the Bay of Chesapeake on the West...
Page 454 - I went to Newcastle, joined the Convention for forming a constitution for the future government of the State of Delaware (having been elected a member for Newcastle county) which I wrote in a tavern, without a book or any assistance.
Page 268 - ... fear God. 21 He laid his hands upon such as be at peace with him : and he brake his covenant. 22 The words of his mouth were softer than butter, having war in his heart : his words were smoother than oil, and yet be they very swords. 23 O cast thy burden upon the Lord, and he shall nourish thee : and shall not suffer the righteous to fall for ever.
Page 111 - ... more especially in the late remarkable interposition of his watchful providence, in rescuing the person of our Commander in Chief and the army from imminent dangers, at the moment when treason was ripened for execution...
Page 112 - ... our joint councils and exertions for the establishment of speedy and permanent peace ; to cherish all schools and seminaries of education, and to cause the knowledge of Christianity to spread over all the earth.
Page 396 - I was in hopes to have had the pleasure of seeing you...
Page 498 - April next, as a day of fasting, humiliation and prayer, that our joint supplications may then ascend to the throne of the Ruler of the universe, beseeching him to diffuse a spirit of universal reformation among all ranks and degrees of our citizens, and make us an holy, that so we may be an happy people; that it...
Page 17 - England is terminated : and all the tract of that land within the metes underwritten, (that is to say,) passing from the said bay, called Delaware bay, in a right line, by the degree aforesaid...

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