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OF THE

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania,

FROM

THE SECOND DAY OF DECEMBER, ONE THOUSAND EIGHT

HUNDRED AND SIX,

TO

THE TWENTY-EIGHTH DAY OF MARCH, ONE THOUSAND
EIGHT HUNDRED AND EIGHT, BOTH DAYS

INCLUSIVE,

Published under the Authority of the Legislature,

BY THOMAS M'KEAN THOMPSON.

VOL. VIII.

PHILADELPHIA:

PRINTED BY JOHN BIOREN, No. 88, CHESNUT-STREET

1808

I Certify, That in obedience to the directions of an Act of the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, I have collated with, and corrected by the original rolls, the proof sheets of the printed copies of this edition of the Laws and Resolutions of the General Assembly, passed during their last session.

T. M. THOMPSON,

Secretary of the Commonwealth.

Office, at Lancaster, July 27th, 1807.)

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1. AN ACT. to encourage the killing of panthers,

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2. An act for the relief of John Hart,

3

3. An act to enable Nicholas Swope, administrator of Joseph Devoss, deceased,

to convey a part of a tract of land to Jacob Hough, assignee of John Devoss,

5

4. An act to enable Peter W. Gallaudet, of the state of Connecticut, to sell

and convey one moiety of a certain plantation, messuage and lot of ground

therein described,

6

3. An act authorizing the commissioners of Indiana county, to levy and col.

lect county taxes in the county of Jefferson,

7

6. A supplement to the act, entitled “ An act to alter the judiciary system of

this commonwealth, and to alter the time of holding the courts of common pleas

and quarter sessions and orphans' court in the county of Washington,”

8

7. An act supplementary to an act, entitled " An act directing the sale of certain

town-lots in the town of Beaver, and other lands adjacent thereto,”

10

8. An act for the relief of James Oglevia,

10

9. An act to authorize Jonathan Hill and Elizabeth Thatcher, executors to the

estate of Daniel

Hill, deceased, to convey a certain piece of land therein mentioned, il

th ceased, to complete

the title to certain lands sold by their intestate by certain

by
articles of agreement,

12

11. An act further extending the act, entitled “An act for the relief of divers in-

habitants of the county of Adams,".

14

12. A supplement to the act, entitled “ An act to provide for the erection of a
Ta house for the employment and support of the poor in Montgomery county," 14

13. An act to authorize the Governor to incorporate a company for making an

artificial road by the nearest and best route through the counties of Wayne and

Luzerne, beginning at the river Delaware, where the proposed bridge is to be

built near the town of Milford, thence through the said town and the counties

aforesaid, to or near to the forty-third mile-stone in the north line of the State, 15

14. An act to afford immediate relief to Dennis M.Knight, a soldier during the

revolutionary war, and to grant him an annuity,

18

15. An act to establish a public ferry on the west side of the river Susquehanna,

about eight miles above the mouth of Juniata river, in Cumberland county, and to

vest the right thereof in Mary Clark, her heirs and assigns,

19

16. An act to organize the provisional county of Cambria,

20

17. An act to enable aliens in certain cases to purchase and hold real estate

within this Commonwealth,

23

18. An act authorizing certain trustees to sell and convey a plantation or tract of

land in Chester county, being the joint property of the Anabaptist congregation, in

Vincent township, and the congregation of St. Peter's church in Tredyttrin township, 24

19. An act for the relief of James Mitchell,

26

20. An act for the relief of divers purchasers of the confiscated estate of Harry

Gordon, who were evicted from the same,

27

21. An act aiding the commissioners of Beaver county to procure water in the

borough of Beaver,

29

22. An act authorizing the commissioners of Bedford and Indiana counties, to

levy and collect county taxes for the years one thousand eight hundred seven and

eight,

30

23. A further supplement to the act, entitled “ An act to provide for the erec-

tion of a house for the employment and support of the poor in the county of York,” 31

24. An act for the relief of Isaac Ely,

25. An act authorizing the secretary of the Commonwealth to procure an addi.

tional number of copies of Carey and Bioren's edition of the laws, with Bioren's

32

25. An act enabling Anna Maria Hanke, the wife of Matthew Hanke, late Anna

Maria Eyerly, widow and relict of Jacob Eyerly, junior, late of Nazareth in the

county of Northampton, deceased, and administratris de bonis ron, of the said

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