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The Council met.
PHILADELPHIA, Thursday, September 2nd, 1790.

PRESENT:
The Honorable GEORGE ROSS, Esquire, Vice President.

Samuel Miles, Henry 'Taylor,
Christopher Kucher, Frederick Watts,
Abraham Smith, William Wilson,
Nathaniel Breading, Samuel Edię, (now soires
Zebulun Potts,

returned )
William Findley, Benjamin Elliott,
Jonas Hartzell, Amos Gregg, and

James Martin, Lord Butler, A letter from the chairman of the committee of arrangement of the convention requesting Council will attend the procession at the proclamation of the constitution this day at noon, and inclosed a copy of the order of procession, be read, it was agreed to attend the said procession.

Upon the second reading of a petition from Sarah Roney of the county of Washington, praying remission of a fine of ten pounds to which she was sentenced by the Court of General Quarter Sessions of the Peace of the said county, for fornication, it was

Resolvei, To grant the prayer of the petitioner.

The Council met.

PHILADELPHIA, Friday, September 3rd, 1790.

PRESENT :
His Excellency THOMAS MIFFLIN, Esquire, President.
The Honorable GEORGE Ross, Esquire, Vice President.

Samuel Miles, Henry Taylor,
Christopher Kucher, Frederick Watts,
A braham Smith, William Wilson,
Nathaniel Breading, Samuel Edie,
Zebulun Potts,
Benjamin Elliott,

Esq'rs.
William Findley, Amos Gregg,
Jonas Hartzell,

John Wilkins, and
James Martin,

Lord Butler, An order was drawn upon the Treasurer in favor of the Honorable Nathaniel Breading, Esquire, for fifty-three pounds two shil. lings, in full, for his attendance in Council from the sixteenth until the twenty-second of March, and from the twenty-second of July

until the third of September, 1790, including his mileage for coming to Philadelphia and going home.

The report of the committee to whom was referred the application of Robert Galbraith, Esquire, for payment of the ballance due to him for opening a road from Frankstown to Conemaugb, being read the second time, was adopted as follows, vizt : ,

The committee to whom was referred the letter from Robert Gal. braith, requesting Council for his pay for opening the road from Frankstown to Conemaugb, report:

That they have examined the contract entered into by the Executive Council with Robert Galbraith, and are of opinion that he should be directed to compleat the opening the said road from Conemaugh to Loyal handing, and such part of the said road as is already opened to be compleated for the easy passing of carriages, and that an order be drawn in favor of Robert Galbraith, for one hundred pounds, he to account for the same.

A resolution of the House of Assembly on the subject of the murder of the Indians on Pine creek, authorizing Council to draw for one hundred pounds and contingent expences, &ca., was received and read.

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PHILADELPHIA, Saturday, September 4th, 1790.

PRESENT :
His Excellency THOMAS MIFFLIN, Esquire, President..
The Honorable GEORGE Ross, Esquire, Vice Presient.

Samuel Miles, Samuel Edie,
Amos Gregg,

William Wilson,
James Read,

Benjamin Elliott,
Christopher Kucher, Jonas Hartzell,
Abraham Smith,

} Esquires.
Nathaniel Breading, Richard Willing,
James Martin, John Wilkins, and
Henry Taylor, Lord Butler,

Frederick Watts, An order was drawn upon the Treasurer in favor of Charles Bid. dle, Esquire, for the sum of seventy-five, for the purpose of paying the expences of Robert King, who was imployed to carry a message to the Senaca Nation of Indians, and to bring an answer to Council respecting the murder of two friendly Indians on Pine Creek, in Northumberland county, and for his services in the said business, for which sum the said Charles Biddle is to account.

The Comptroller and Register General's reports upon the account of John Henry, for his services as Quarter Master of the militia of Bedford county, was read and approved.

It having been determined at a Conferrence of members of the General Assembly, the members of the Supreme Executive Council, the Judges of the Supreme Court, Judges Shippen and Wilson, the Attorney General of the State, and Alexander Wilcocks and Jered Ingersoll, Esquires, Attorneys at Law, that the powers of the Legislature of the present year expired on Thursday the second instant, and that the office of State Treasurer and Register General of the accounts of this Commonwealth, and of Register of Wills, and a Recorder of Deeds in each county of this State, in like man. ner expired on the said day; therefore,

Resolved, That by virtue of the powers vested in this Board by the Constitution of this State,

Christian Febiger, Esquire, be and hereby re-appointed Treasurer of the State.

John Donaldson, Esquire, Register General of the accounts of this Commonwealth.

George Campbell, Esquire, Register for the Probate of Wills, and granting Letters of Administration in and for the city and county of Philadelphia.

Matthew Irwin, Esquire, Recorder of Deeds in and for the city and county of PhiladeĪphia.

James Hanna, Esquire, Register of the Probate of Wills, and granting Letters of Administration and Recorder of Deeds, in and for the county of Bucks.

Percifer Frazier, Esquire, Recorder of Deeds and Register of the Probate of Wills, and granting Letters of Administration in and for the county of Chester.

James Jacks, Esquire, Register of the Probate of Wills, and granting Letters of Administration, and Recorder of Deeds in and for the county of Lancaster.

Jobn Christ, Esquire, Register of the Probate of Wills, and granting Letters of Administration, and Recorder of Deeds in and for the county of Berks.

John Arndt, Esquire, Register of the Probate of Wills, and granting Letters of Administration and Recorder of Deeds in and for the county of Northampton.

John Simpson, Esquire, Register of the Probate of Wills, and granting Letters of Administration, and Recorder of Deeds in and for the county of Northumberland.

Jacob Barnitz, Esquire, Register of the Probate of Wills, and granting Letters of Administration, and Recorder of Deeds in and for the county of York.

William Lyon, Esquire, Register of the Probate of Wills, and granting Letters of Administrators, and Recorder of Deeds in and for the county of Cumberland.

David Espy, Esquire, Register for the Probate of Wills, and granting Letters of Administrators and Recorder of Deeds in and for the county of Bedford.

James Hamilton, Esquire, Register for the Probate of Wills, and regising Letters of Administration and Recorder of Deeds in and for the county of Westmoreland.

Thomas Stockley, Esquire, Register for the Probate of Wills, and granting Letters of Administration and Recorder of Deeds in and for the county of Washington.

Alexander McLene, Esquire, Register of the Probate of Wills, and granting Letters of Administration, and Recorder of Deeds in and for the county of Fayette.

Robert Lollar, Esquire, Register for the Probate of Wills, and granting Letters of Administration, and Recorder of Deeds in and for the county of Montgomery.

Edward Crawford, junior, Esquire, Register for the Probate of Wills, and granting Letters of Administration and Recorder of Deeds, in and for the county of Franklin. · Joseph Montgomery, Esquire, 'Register for the Probate of Wills, and granting Letters of Administrators and Recorder of Deeds, in and for the county of Dauphine.

Andrew Henderson, Esquire, Register of the Probate of Wills, and granting Letters of Administration and Recorder of Deeds, in and for the county of Huntingdon.

Timothy Pickering, Esquire, Register of the Probate of Wills, and granting Letters of Administration and Recorder of Deeds, in and for the county of Luzerne.

Samuel Jones, Esquire, Register for the Probate of Wills, and granting Letters of Administration and Recorder of Deeds, in and for the county of Allegany.

Samuel Edmiston, Esquire, Register of the Probate of Wills, and granting Letters of Administration and Recorder of Deeds, in and for the county of Mifflin.

William Richardson Atlee, Esquire, Register for the Probate of Wills, and granting Letters of Administration and Recorder of Deeds, in and for the county of Delaware.

And that the said gentlemen be commissionated accordingly.

The following' named gentlemen were offered and accepted as sureties, vizt:

James McWright and John Carson for Joseph Montgomery, Esquire, Register and Recorder of the county of Dauphine.

Thomas Lilly and Jacob Smyser for Jacob Barnitz, Esquire, Register and Recorder of the county of York.

Daniel Leimback and Nicholas Lutz for John Christ, Esquire, Register and Recorder of the county of Berks.

Peter Ealer and Stephen Balliett for John Arndt, Esquire, Register and Recorder of the county of Northampton; and

James Marshall and David Stewart for Andrew Henderson, Esquire, Register and Recorder of the county of Huntingdon.

Two accounts, certified by Richard Peters, Esquire, late Speaker of the late House of Assembly, the first for the pay of the Members of Assembly during their last sitting, amounting to seven hundred and seventy-three pounds thirteen shillings, and the second for the pay of Peter Zachary Loyd and Jacob Sballus as Clerks, and James Martin Sergeant at Arms, and Joseph Fry Doorkeeper, for their services during the said sitting, amounting to thirty pounds, were laid before Council, and read; whereupon orders for the said sums were drawn upon the Treasurer in favor of Peter Zachary Loyd, Esquire, for which he is to be accountable.

The Council met.

PHILADELPHIA, Monday, September 6th, 1790.

PRESENT :
His Excellency THOMAS MIFFLIN, Esquire, President.
James Read,

Benjamin Elliott,
Richard Willing, Jonas Hartzell,
Christopher Kucher, William Findley,
James Martin,

Abraham Smith,
Henry Taylor,

ŞEsquires,

Samuel Miles,
Frederick Watts, John Wilkins, and
Samuel Edie,

Lord Butler, and
William Wilson, Zebulun Potts,
The following orders were drawn upon the Treasurer, vizt:

In favor of John Smilie, Esquire, for the sum of fifteen pounds, in full of his account for twenty days' attendance in Council, between the twentieth day of November and the fifteenth day of September, 1787.

In favor of the Honorable John Baird, Esquire, for the sum of twelve pounds, in full of his accounts for sixteen days' attendance in Council, between the twentieth of November and the fifteenth of December, 1787.

The Comptroller and Register General's reports upon the followixg accounts, were read and approved, vizt :

Of the estate of James Guffee, for a horse which was lost on the Sandusky expedition against the Indians in 1782, amounting to fourteen pounds.

Of Captain Gilbert McCoy, for the pay of his company of Cumberland county militia, for militia services in the year 1779, amounting to twenty-two pounds and nine pence.

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