Memoirs of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Volume 8

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Page 406 - 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 22 - 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 303 - States of America, in Congress assembled, That the President of the United States be, and...
Page 356 - DEAR SIR, — I have the pleasure of acknowledging the receipt of your letter of the...
Page 70 - ... to destroy and lay waste such towns and districts upon the coast as may be found assailable.
Page 408 - ... of all and singular the covenants and agreements aforesaid (the party of the first part performing his part of the agreement) the said Thomas Clark bindeth himself, his executors, and administrators, in the penal sum of twenty thousand dollars, firmly by these presents. set their hands and seals, the day and year first above written. Sealed and delivered in J presence of { A letter from Mr. Clark, relative to the plan of fortifying the Pea Patch, was read. Resolved, That in the opinion of this...
Page 158 - ... to the charge of having made known our condition to the enemy, for the bare possibility of the enemy's having information of the actual state of our defence would be converted into certainty, by the authorization of this Committee to have it communicated to the citizens of the wards and districts. come the victims of public resentment, than, by any act of theirs which would exonerate them, to make known our defenceless state to the public enemy, and thereby hazard their own safety and that of...
Page 327 - ... support of a measure which everybody must see to be unconstitutional." The bill passed the House on February 6th, by a vote of 93 to 59. It was sent to the Senate on February 7th. Mr. Fessenden, Chairman of the Finance Committee, obtained unanimous consent to consider the subject forthwith, and read a letter from the Secretary of the Treasury of which the following is an extract : " The condition of the treasury requires immediate legislative provision.
Page 282 - That copies of this report, and the papers annexed to it, be presented to the Select and Common Councils of the City of Philadelphia, the Corporations of the Northern Liberties, Penn Township, the District of Southwark, and the Township of Moyamensing, respectively.
Page 93 - Supplies be directed to carry this resolution into execution. The Committee of Correspondence returned the letter of 4th inst., from Governor Pennington, of New Jersey, which was referred to them; and stated that they had shown it to General Bloomfield. Resolved, That Mr. Sergeant be added to the SubCommittee of Defence. Resolved, That the sum of two thousand three hundred and twenty-two dollars and ninety cents be placed in the hands of the Committee of Supplies, and that the Chairman be authorized...

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