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Samuel Hazard, John Blair Linn, George Edward Reed, William Henry Egle, Thomas Lynch Montgomery, Gertrude MacKinney, Charles Francis Hoban
J. Severns & Company, 1900
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 343 - American army, shall be considered as a common fund for the use and benefit of such of the United States as have become, or shall become members of the confederation or federal alliance of the said states, Virginia inclusive, according to their usual respective proportions in the general charge and expenditure, and shall be faithfully and bona fide disposed of for that purpose, and for no other use or purpose whatsoever.
Page 858 - The legislature shall, as soon as conveniently may be, provide, by law, for the establishment of schools throughout the State, in such manner that the poor may be taught gratis.
Page 455 - States; that the lands belonging to citizens of the United States residing without the said...
Page 66 - That, for the purpose of choosing Representatives in the congress of the United States, each state shall, by its legislature, be divided into a number of districts, equal to the number of Representatives to which such state may be entitled.
Page 132 - The said districts shall be equal to the number of Representatives to which such State may be entitled in Congress, no district electing more than one Representative.
Page 512 - The citizens of the United States cherish sentiments the most friendly in favor of the liberty and happiness of their fellow-men on that side of the Atlantic. In the wars of the European powers in matters relating to themselves we have never taken any part, nor does it comport with our policy so to do.
Page 669 - That the Governor of this State be, and he is hereby requested to cause a copy of this act, authenticated under the seal of the State, to be furnished to the President of the United States...
Page 266 - That our senators and representatives in the Congress of the United States be requested to use their...
Page 513 - ... just principles, acknowledged, we could not view any interposition for the purpose of oppressing them, or controlling, in any other manner, their destiny, by any European power, in any other light than as the manifestation of an unfriendly disposition towards the United States.
Page 247 - Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia, to be free Sovereign and Independent States, that he treats with them as such, and for himself, his Heirs, and Successors, relinquishes all Claims to the Government, Property and Territorial Rights of the same, and every part thereof.

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