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INDEX.

Boquet, Col. Henry, letters from

390 Abbott Abiel, presented with a piece of plate

384

address of assembly to 391 Adventure, extraordinary 367 Bread stuffs, exports of

230 Aeroliths, remarks on 250 Breckenridge's account of Pittsburg in 1786

277 Allegheny, human remains found 240 Bridge at Norristown

192 mountains, fav'ble to the growth of thevine 303 Bucks county, large potatoe

239 college, prospectus of 275 Bull, Marcus, experiments on fuel

187 Andre, major, Letter from

309

C Antiquarian Society, proposed in Susqueh. co. 208 Cabbage, large

96 144 192 Apple, large

208 Canals, Chesapeake& Delaware 31 269 324 344 Apples, two crops in same season

304
Lehigh

16 32 80 155 304 320 Appointments by Governor 132,144,304,314,375,416

and Susquehanna

59 by canal commissioners

304
Leiper

247 255 Apportionment bill

11
Morris

84 98 representative numbers in different years ib. Pennsylvania 14,16,69,71,79,126,128,160 Ardent Spirits, report of temperance society 60

165,208,224,233,238,240,242,253,283,288,289 report of medical society on; 337

304,313,319,320,332,333,364,383,397,414 Arnold, Benedict, Greene's orders

300
Pennsylvania and Ohio

347 Arrival & clearances at Philad. 96,160,240,302,364 Tioga

316 Auction commissions

405
Union

251,358
duties
32, 240, 405, 416 Boats, a tank to guage them

32 Auditor General's Report on finances 405 commissioners, orders to progress,

79 B

direct tolls to be taken 160 Baltimore and Susquehanna rail road

321

reports 232 242 289 319 397 412 Banks, history of different

136
loan

331 361 383 392
of North America
ib. Carbon Port, trade of

12 of United States

136 139
large potatoe at

80
of Pennsvlvania
139 Carlisle, description of in 1753.

387 of Philadelphia ib. Carpets, made of paper at Pittsburg

64 Farmers' and Mechanics'

ib,
Brussels, at Pittsburg

ib. 41 incorporated in 1814

ib.
manufactory at Philadelphia

93
National Bank
ib. Centreville railmine described

92 notes and specie, value of from 1815 to 1820 153 Chambersburg, mammoth found near

160 tabular view of, 1814 to 1819

166
large tumor extirpated

304 loans made by different, to individuals

decision ag't journeymen shoemakers 12 from 1814 to 1819

168 Chapman, Isaac A. on the Lehigh& Susqueh. canal 59 responsibilities of, legal decision on 287 Charge of Joseph M'Ilvain to Grand Jury

175 stocks, dividends on

Chesapeake & Delaware canal, water admitted into 31 Baptist Church, the oldest

214

celebration of, speeches, &c. 269 255

decision of Treasury respecting draw. Beach W. invents an excavator

192

back on goods transported by 320 Bear, extraordinary adventure with a

166

detailed description of 325,345 Beet, large 336 375 Chester, straw paper made at

12 Bedford county described

36 48 | Chillisquaque, meteorological tables at 46,111,187,251 Bellefonte, health of 239

352, 400 Bethlehem, description of 237 Chimnies, Read's patent

94 Births to marriages, proportion of

50 Chocolate, substitute for in Lancaster County 208 and deaths in German Lutheran congrega Circumstance, a curious

352 tion of Philad. from 1774 to 1810 573 Coal, first boat arrives by Lehigh canal

32 Biddle, Nicholas, directs steps to be made at

found on the Broad mountain
Niagara falls
288 discovery and introduction of

72 speech at Chesapeake and Delaware ca

mine, Centreville rail, described
nal celebration
270 Shamokin and Mahenoy

96,144,347 Biographical notices—Gen. Anthony Wayne 25, 33, and wood, comparative expense of

237 51,63, 116, 129,158,198,215,230,279,307,349,365 mines at Wilkesbarre, &c. described

253 Andrew Finly

80

shipped to Lebanon from Pottsville Robert Proud 86 Charcoal trade in Philadelphia

268 Captain John Paul Schott 94 toll on, fixed on Lehigh canal

304 of Mr. Rowan of Kentucky 159 new markets for

320 Margaret Durham

192

sent by waggons from Pottsville to Rehrsburg 336 Francis Wrigley 124 cdiscovered in Lancaster county

380 Abigail Barnes! 239 Coates, Dr. B. H. verses for Penn society

279 Hon. Edward Shippen 241 Collateral inheritances

407 John Henry Simler 288 College, Jefferson, state of

32 Hon. Bushrod Washington

364
Dickinson, commencement

238 of German Lutheran ministers 367 to 373

Allegheny, prospectus of

275 Capt. Jack "the half Indian” 391 416 Collegiate expenses compared

347 Henry Brooke poet in 1705 391 Columbia, large yield of a farm at

112 "Black hunter,” notice of the

389 Congress, present thanks and a medal toGen. Wayne 66 Blairsville, census of 288 Constitution of state, 1776,

192,208 Boat, iron at Mauch Chunk

302
of the United States, 1787,

258 Rooksellers in Penna, from first settlement to 1775 238

ratified

263 Boots, Marshall's patent for cutting

133 128 | Convention, Provincial proceedings of 1775

new

64

92

228

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Convention, Provincial proceedings of 1776 161,193
1787 257 | Easton, slates at

48,64
Corn Indian, large
121 | Ebensburg described

41
Crops in Lancaster county

12 Education, John Sergeant's discourse on 105,113
Susquehanna county

14

legal provisions for in Pennsylvania 293
York county

32
speech on by J. Sergeant

299
Norristown
48 Egg, a double

144
Lycoming county

96
plant, a large

304
Elections
D

256,272,303
returns for Governor

392
D'Homergue, essays on American silk 77,98,110 Embargo of 1755

335
123, 143,157,171,178,205,228,246 Engine and hose companies

284
Delaware river, early settlements on of Dutch 30,

sums appropriated to ib.
41,42,55,73,81,96,119 | Erie, town of described

63
do. of Swedes 95,176,200,219,315,373 Gen. Wayne's garrison at

ib
agreement between commmissioners Expenditures

405
of N. Jersey & Penn. on damming 365 Excavator invented by W. Beach

192
Indians, conference with in 1759 75 | Executive patronage, report on

17
Dickinson college commencement

239
offices in the gift of the

ib
Dividends
48,320,406 Exports from Philadelphia

48,160,282
tax on bank

406
Dollars, assay of parts of, Spanish
128 Farming, profitable

112
notice from mint respecting
128 | Finances

384,405
Dogs, number of killed by constables

80 Flour and meal exported from Philadelphia 112
Duponceau, P. S. on the origin of ‘Mauch Chunk' 94 Franklin institute, report of

202,285
Dutch and English relating to settlement on Delaware: French minister, the first, ceremony at his recept'n 102
Letter from Gov. Stuyvesant
30,31,41 Frost at Philadelphia in October

239
Richard Nicolls
31,42 Fuel, experiments on by Marcus Bull

187
articles between Dutch and English
43 quantity required for city consumption

ib
Nicolls consents to treaty of surrender 44 table showing comparative loss of heat by dif-
Sir Robert Carr's commission

55
ferent apparatus

ib
Richard Nicolls certificate relating to a flag

table of results from diff. kinds of wood & coal 190
and ammunition
56 Fullerton, Mr.'s, speech on canal loan

333
Sir Robert Carr's instructions

ib.
articles of agreement betwen the English, Gerard, Monsieur, first French minister, ceremo.
Dutch and Swedes
ib. ny at his reception, address

102
commission to Sir Robert Carrr and William Gettysburg, storm at

96
'Tom to receive New Castle

ib. Governor, appointments by 132,304, 144,314, 375
names of justices

George Wolf

394
letter to commissaries in Delaware

ib.
Shulze's message

305
order to Captain Cantwell to receive quit

Wolf's inaugural address

394
rents at Delaware
ib. Government, expenses of

409
William Tom to be Secretary
ib. Grape, Pennsylvania

218
Capt. Cantwell to administer oath

ib.
Fox

ib
Do. to inquire after King's colours ib. Greensburg, słorm at

381
first proclamat'n confirming rights&property ib.

H
letter from Governor to Capt. Cantwell on Hammilton changed to South Easton

80
the militia

ib. Harrisburg, meteorological obsry. 28,92,158,250,366
Ephraim Herman's commisssion

56 73
meteor at

126
Captain Colliers
do

56
stages to and from

349
magistrates commissions
ib. Holcus Bicolor, used as chocolate

208
Capt. Zerper Billop, sub-collector

ib. Hopkinson Joseph's, introductory lecture on mer.
an order concerning lands on Del river&bay 73 cantile law

310
commission to Capi, Billop commander ib. Hoaver, Rev. Mr. elected pastor

240
Jetter to justices at New Castle
ib. Horticultural society, first exhibition

95
order to Walter Wharton as surveyor ib. Hydrogen lamp

176
commission to Capt. Brockhold

74

I&J
to justices of the Whore Kills ib. Inclined plane, Morris canal

84,98
grants to Capt. Carr and others, of ground ib. Indians, conference with Delaware

75
commissions to sundry persons

81
remains found in Lancaster county

384
order to pay Capt. Cantwell balance of acc't ib. Infant schools, state of

175
warrant for lands to several persons

ib.
meeting

224
letter to magistrates of Whore kills

ib.

Ingersol Jared, opinion in case of J.Read, Aour insp. 24
grant in favor of Samuel Godys

ib.

Joseph R.'s address on laying foundation
General Kiest notifies Peter Minuit of the pro-

stone of university

86
priety of New Netherlands, in south river, 82 Insolvents

85 336
Instructions for Jan Paul Iroquet
ib. Inspectors of the prison

304
H. Huygens van Cleef submits to New Neth-

Internal improvem't fund, report of comm'rs 397,408,411
erland's gov. a petitition to carry negroes

expenditures

409
to Virginia, and granted
97 Iron, manufactures in Venango county

128
Instructions to Capt. Nathaniel Vtie

ib.

ore at Mahonoy
Answer of the Dutch to do
ib. boat at Mauch Chunk

303
Instructions to Cornelius Van Ruyven

for railway, imported from England

304
commission to Hermans and Waldren ib. Jackson, President, orders glass from Pittsburg 80,401
Dutch patents to sundry persons

120
message

385
treaty between Charles 2 and U. Provinces 121 Jefferson college, state of

32
Duties on dealers in foreign merchandise
406 Jests, poetical discourse on in 1705

391
Johnson, W. R. on education

293

144

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216

Juniata rolling mill, &c.
240 Letters from Benjamin Rusb

67
K

John Armstrong

ib.
Kentucky, first settlers from Pennsylvania

159
La Fayette

ib.
L

Richard Peters

116
Lancaster county crops in

12
Williain Penn

104, 135
large cabbage

192

assembly of N. Jersey and mer-
substitute for chocolate

208
chants of Philadelphia

198'
large apple

ib
General Irwine

199
coal discovered in

380

Francis Johnston
Indian remains found in

384
Richard Butler

ib.
city in 1728

391
General Greene

231
Land titles report on

1
Major Aldre

309
sales of and fees on

405
Alexander Hamilton

ib.
Law Cases and Decisions.

bewteen first eastern troop and
land titles-decisions

2, 3, 4
Governor Wolf

345
trial of Wm. Penn

7
provincial

388
opinion of Jared Ingersol on duration of

Lewis R. M. speech at Chesapeake and Del-
commissions granted by Governors
24 aware canal celebration

269
Johnson vs. Doughty, sick sailor
120 Lewistown, canal celebration at

31
Mechanics Library, Co. vs. Brown a pa-
Licenses tavern

407
per carrier

121
pedlars

408
Amey vs. Kennedy, return of execution 154 Loan Pennsylvania canal, at auction

12
Louderback vs. Boyd, right of appeal 1186

receipts upon

408
Morris vs. Parker &c. rights of landlord

interests on

411
under a voluntary assignment
191 Locusts at Uniontown

15
Allen vs. Lewis, rights of landlord under
Longevity Instance of

238
execution against a tenant
204 Lumber at Pottsville from Philadelphia

288
commonwealth vs. Baker, selling liquor
Lutheran, German church history of

369
without licence
217 Luzerne county cattle sent from Ohio to

000
remarks of the Recorder on do
218 Lycoming county crops in

96
Howell vs. Barclay, Pittsburg case, re-

M
covery of land

226 Mcllvaine Joseph tribute of respect from en.
Davis and Brook vs. brig Seneca part

gineers

14
ownership

248
appointed Recorder

128
responsibilities of Banks

287
cliarge to Grand Jury

170
Stroud vs. Akel, essentials of recogni.

remarks on licenses

224
zance for appeal from justice of the peace 267

decision respecting vagrants

344
Azambuja vs. Pereira, for documents
McKean Samuel appointed Secy. of state

416
of legation
304 Mahanoy coal mines described

96,144,347
Williams vs. Rekirt Habeas Corpus

337 Mammoth remains found at Chambersburg 160
decision against journeymen shoemakers 353 Manual labor academy, report of

357
sureties of R. Bache post-master
361 Map of the state, Finleys

96
Law suits report on
274 Marble discovered near Pittsburg

285
general return of
ib Marshall patent for cutting leather

128
Legislature proceedings of 301, 317, 333, 349 Mauch Chunk storm at

16
speech of Mr. Fullerton

372
frost at

ib.
Fetterman
351

ib.
Craft

ib
arrival of persons at

32
inauguration of Governor

383
rail way described

44
Lehigh canal, first load of coal on

16, 32
disertation on the name

92
experiment with the tank to

meterological observations 112,175,251
guage boats on

32

314,400
open from Easton

80
iron boat at

362
report to governor by the com-
Meadville weather at

336
missioners on the state of 156 Medal presented Gen. Wayne by congress

67
dimensions and number of
Medical history of Pennsylvania

330
locks on

155
sociely report on ardent spirits

337
toll on coal fixed
304 Memorial of master mariners

124
present of plate to Abiel Abbott 384 Mercantile library Co. Hopkinson's introductory
Lehigh and Susquehannah canal levels of, by

lecture before

311
J. A. Chapman
59 Mercer storm at

15
Lehman township erected
315 Message Governor Shulzes'

305
Leiper canal, water let into
247 Messurado cape arrival from

15, 32
celebration
254 Meteor at Philadelphia

48
Letters from Anthony Wayne 25,52,67,116,129 Meteorological observations 11, 28, 46, 64, 92, 111,187
130,132,216,230,232,280,349

192, 240, 251, 255, 314,336
Josiah Harman

27

366, 400,
Gov. Stuyvesant 1664
31,41,42

at Harrisburg 28,92,158,250
Col. Richard Nicols 1664

31

Wellesboro'

64
Gen. Washington 116,118,119,129,130

at Somerset

ib.
122,216,230,232,281,309

Chillisquaque 46, 111, 187
Henry W. Archer

64

251, 352, 400
Anthony St. Clair

65

Mauch Chunk 112,175,251
Thomas Burke

65

314, 400
Joseph Reed

66, 67

Philadelphia 157, 192, 239
John Jay

66

240, 320, 366
P. Schuyler

67

Pittsburg

192

stages from

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Meteorological observations at Meallville

336 Pennsylvania legistature, proceedings 301,317,533,380
Pottsville

ib.
Lehman townsnip erected

315
Militia fines for 1827

297
medical history of

330
and exempt 1829

418
embargo in 1755

335
expenses

411

instructions respectig smuggling Tea 336
volunteer of Philadelphia

45

taxables in each county and township
Milton storm at

49
in the state

375
Mint of U. S. foundation stone of the new laid

axables, deaf and dumb and slaves in
ceremony and inscription

28

each county, 1814, '21 and '29 380
assay of parts of dollars,note from respecting 128

provincial letters, &c. relating to af-
Mischianza, the discribed

100
fairs in 1753 to 1765

391
Monongahela convention for improving

288
Auditor General's report

405
Montgomery county, Schweckfeldians

127

Gen. Samuel M‘Kean, Sec'y of State 416
Morris canal described
84, 98 Pennsylv’a canal, loan offered at auction

14
Morris Caspar W. medical history

330

engineers tribute to J. M'Ilvaine ib
Mount Carbon rail road

240

from Pittsburg to Blairsville 16,128
N

water reaches Allegheny locks 48
Newbold estate, described

000
report of Thomas G. Kennedy

69
New Jersey pine lands of

63
report of H. G. Sargeant

71
Niagara falls N. Biddle there directs steps to

comparison between estimate and
be made

288
real cost of

72
Norristown crops at.

48

commissioners order superintendents
storm at

to progress

79
large yield of rye

ib.
first boats arrive at Blairsville

80
health of

112
West Branch of:

126,283
bridge at

192

water let in at Duncan's island 128
tolls to be received

160
Oats large

144
arrivals and departures on

165
Organ discription of the, of the German Lu-

circular of Jaş. Clarke to contractors 208
theran Church

370

water let in the Juniata division 224
commissioners' first report

232
Pear, the Petre, account of

302

resolutions of

238
Penitentiary at Philadelphia

411
water let in at North's island

240
Pittsburg

in
commissioners’ 2d report

289
Penn, William, trial of

7
commissioners' 3d report

242
instructions to Robert Turner 104

water in at Northumberland

252
letters from

104,135

experiment on goods sent from Phil.
Mary dies

304
adelphia by

288
society, celebration

299

William B. Mitchell appointed canal
Pennsylvania, land titles in

1
supervisor

304
apportionment bill

11
celebration at Lewistown

313
test act 1777

ib

condensed statement by the comm’rs 319
taxables in 1720 to 1828

12,13
calculation respecting

320,
report on executive patronage shewing

loan

333,361,380,392
the offices in the gift of the Gov'r 17

and Ohio Company proceedings 347
opinion of Jared Ingersoll as to the dura-

speech of Mr. Fetterman respecting
tion of a commission,case of J.Read 24

an ark lost by Shamokin dam 351
qualification by members of Assembly

report of commissioners of the inter-
renouncing the authority of the

nal improvement fund

397
Pope, &c.

30

report of commissioners, 1829 414
documents relating to the early settle-
Pensions and gratuities

411
ment of the Dutch on the Delaware Philadelpbia, rain at

11
31,41,42,81,93,96,119
sends lumber to Pottsville

15
Bedford county described

36,49

petition from mayor, recorder, &c. to
births to marriages proportion of 50

assembly, in 1710, for laws against
General Assembly's vote of thanks to

vice and immorality and power to
Gen. Anthony Wayne

69
tax to build watch house

29
first settlement of Swcees

77

proceedings of councils 35,122,
Finley's map of
96

181,253,285,327
instructions of W.Penn to R. Turner 104

letter from solicitor respt'g tax coll’ır 36
proceedings of prov'l convention 1775 133

certificates to White and Gillingham
history of banks in

139

for water power at Fair Mount ib
report of committee on the general dis.

paving private alleys opposed

ib
tress in 1820

145

expenditures of city councils 36
minutes of the provincial conference

volunteer militia of

45
held at Carpenter's hall, 1776 161,193

first exhibition of the Pennsylvania
Swedish documents relating to early

horticultural society

ib
settlements in 1640 176,200,314

exporis from

46,282
records, early, abstract of 205,221,235,

meteor at

48
287,315,328,353
imports

58
constitution of 1776

209

dogs, number killed by constables 80
declaration of rights

ib

carpet manufactory
the oldest Baptist Church

214

arrivals&clearances 96,160,240,302,364
booksellers in from first settlement

the Mischianza described

100
till 1775

238

ceremony at the reception of Mons.
York county, history of

254

Gerardi, first French minister 102
proclamation of Governor Shulze con-

flour anı m: al exporteil

1
vening the legislature

301
sugar and molasses imported

i

93

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Philadelphia, mayor wishes control over watchimen 122 Prequ’Isle, description of

62
state of city treasury

ib Proclamation of Gov. Slulze convening legislatura 301
report of paving committee

ib Products, large

48,96,144,175,176,192,208
state house steeple

ib

239,288,304,320,336,375
memorial of master mariners
125 Property, rise of at Pottsville

803
Joseph M Uvainc, recorder

128
value of in Market street

400
reminiscenses of
142 | Provincial correspondence,

389,416
two statues placed in state house yard 144 Proud, Robert, biography of

87
- value of specie and bank notes from

R
1815 to 1820
153 Rsdisb, large

288,320
notes in circulation and specie com Rail way at Mauck Chunck described

44
pared, 1814 to 1819
168 roads at Pottsville

64
loans made by city b’ks 1814 to '19 ib

Schuylkill valley

224,240
state of manufactures in do. ib

Mount Carbon

ib
report respecting wages of watchmen 182

Mill creek

224
petition for old paving stones rejct'd 183

iron for, imported from England ib
report of directors of poor tax 184

Little Schuylkill

ib
of committee of ways & means in ex-

West Branch

210
hausted appropriations

ib
Baltimore and Susquehanna

321
ordinance for stalls under court-house 184 Read, James, flour inspector, opinion of Jared In-
debate respecting watchmen

ib

gersoll on the duration of his commission 24
quantity of wood and coal required Reading, large squash at

239
for city consumption
187 Red Bank, monument erected at by troops,1829

297
correspondence between Assembly Reed Bird, account of the

253
of New Jersey and merchants of 198 Reminiscences of Philadelphia

142
view of, from state house steeple 200 Reports on land titleg

1,72
expense of re-building do

executive patronage

17
including clock, &c.

253

shewing the offices in the gift of the
sunken sloop, no bad effects expect.

governor, and the opinion of Jared
ed from

254

Ingersoll on durations of commissions
watchmen, suits against, withdrawn 285

granted by the governor

24
table of taxes, 1829, and assessments

to Temperance society by agent

60
1826 to 1829

266

of Thomas G. Kennedy on Delaware di-
calculations on the value and increase

vision of the Pennsylvania canal 69
of the city

267
of H. G. Sargeant

71
William Milnor, elected Mayor

272
on unseated lands

72
commissioners elected

ib

of committee to Leg. on the embarrassed
city loan taken

320
state of the country in 1820

136, 145
proposal for statue of Washington

327
tables accompanying do

153
report of alterations to be made at

of commissioners to the Governor on the
Market street wharf

ib

state of the Lehigh canal, and an ac-
petition of sureties of J. Trout ib.

count of the locks

155
do. of James Ronaldson to intro.

to select council respecting wages of
duce Schuylkill water

328
city watchmen

182
advantages possessed by

346
of the trustees of the university

184
German Lutheran cong history of 369

of Franklin institute

203,284
value of property in Market street 400

first of the canal commissioners

235
Pbilipsburg, first house in

second of the canal commissioners

289
Pine Lands of New Jersey

63

third of the canal commissioners 242
Pittsburg, St. Paul's Cathedral

63
on law suits

256
paper carpets made at

64
condensed, of canal commissioners

319
Brussels' rag carpets made at

ib

of Baltimore and Susqueh. rail road co. 321
water of canal arrives at

336,418

of medical society on ardent spirits 337
canal from, to Blairsville opened

128

of Pennsylvania and Ohio canal comp'y 347
trade at 160,165 Do. weather at 192

of manual labor academy

357
in 1829,222 do. la:y case Howell vs. Barclay 225

of the Union Canal company

359
in 1786,277 do, marble discovered near 283

of comm’rs internal improvement fund 397
Poor, guardians, &c. of the

176
of Auditor General on finances

405
Postage bills of the members of the legislature 239

of canal commissioners, 1829

412
Post-offices, new
288 Representative numbers from 1793 to 1835

11
Potatoes, large
80,239,288 Rowan Mr. of Kentucky, history of

159
the Foxite, sent to Massachusetts from Pa. 304 Revolutionary test act in 1777

11
Pottstown, large corn at
121 general orders

14
Pottsville, state of improvements at

15,80
letters

25,26,27,33,34,51,52,54,96,129
receives lumber from Philadelphia 15,288 letters, &c. relating to attack on Stony Point 53
rail roads at
64 Wayne's garrison at Erie

63
Philadelphia stage, short trip

ib

thanks of Congress and medal to Gen. Wayne
prices of labour at

ib
for attack on Stony Point

67
Centreville rail mine

92
thanks of general assembly to do

68
quality of coal at

192

Gen. Greene's orders on Arnold's plot 309
improvements of

205
Sea Bass at
224 Saint Pauls cathedral Pitsburg

63
another vein of coal discovered
ib Schools public circular of society

392
coal sent to Lebanon from

288
'infant meeting respecting

223
rise of property at
303 Schools report of Pennsylvania society

253
coal waggoned to Rehresburg
336 | Schott Captain John Paul Biography

96
snow at

ib. Schuylkill countydiscovery and introductionof coal in73
Presbyterian, 12th church, instalat'n of Dr. M'Auley 416

improvement of

205

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