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THE

REGISTER OF PENNSYLVANIA..

DEVOTED TO THE

PRESERVATION OF FACTS AND DOCUMENTS,

AND EVERY OTHER KIND OF

USEFUL INFORMATION

RESPECTING THE STATE OF PENNSYLVANIA.

EDITED BY SAMUEL HAZARD.

VOL. V. JANUARY TO JULY 1830.

PHILADELPHIA,

PRINTED BY WM. F. GEDDES, NO. 59, 000

LOCUST STREET.

INDEX.

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| Bark, inspected at Philadelphia, 1804 to 1829
Act respecting liens,

273 | Barley inspected at Philadelphia, 1824 to 1829
passed at session of 1829-30,
256 | Beaver and Shenango canal

170
l'especting duties on retailers,

253 Berwick canal to Philad. and N. York, distances 379
respecting inns and taverns,
261 Bethlehem described

67
respecting landlord and tenant,

262
West, panther killed at

112
respecting canal commissioners,

365 | Biddle, C. C, appointed to take acknowledgements
Adjutant General, report of
173 for Georgia,

178
"Alice" old (negress) biography,
319 | Biography of Nicholas Moore

139
Allegheny portage, Moncure Robinson's rep. 97,116 |

Jeremiah Mosher

176
river steamboat,

234,300
John Todd

239
tuwn, mauufactures of

270
old Alice

319
river, steamboat voyage to Olean, 300,363

James Logan

322
Alms-bouse, the new, corner stone laid,

347

Benjamin West
appointments by Governor,

" 16,48,80,95
John D. Godman

353
by County Commissioners,

Patrick Lyon

356
by Mayor,

ib.
Joseph Parker

378
by President,

47,80
Samuel Coates

381
by Commissioners of Spring Garden, 79

Thomas Godfrey

ib.
Appropriations for City,

366
Gustavus Conyngham

401
Apprentices' Library company report

190 Blacksmiths, &c. of Philadelphia, memorial
address to by Job R. Tyson, 320 Blairsville, tolls collected at
Arrivals and clearances, 31,48,76,115,160,239,303 Blanchard, Mr. launches a steamboat for navigating
Arsenals, arms, &c.

175 Allegheny river
Assembly man, female electioneering,

21 Blythe, Calvin, appointed Judge
a member unable to attend being in prison 113 Boquet, Col. Henry, letter to Assembly

116
first meeting in Philadelphia, paid their Braddock's defeat, relating to 115,190,207,210,250
own expenses,
ib. Bridge, Frankford Creek, cost of purchase

368
a member presented as a man of ill fame, ib. Bristol, history of

140
complains that proprietary has encroach Browne, Peter A. on marble slab

270,302
ed on their rights,
ib. Bucks county, taxables

115
members could not attend owing to storm ib. Bustleton, sketch of

138
refuse to declare freedom of negroes, ib.
invited to take wine with the Governor, ib. Cabinet of Natural Sciences of Chester county 377
speaker, &c. charged with being friendly Canal, Schuylkill Navigation company

28,48
to the pretender,
114 regulations and tolls,

50,111
do. attacked with pistols by a member

Union

51,304,312
CES HO pay of members, 1717,

Lehigh

52,75
oppose employment of blacks,

Chesapeake and Delaware 53,213,256,311,394
cannot decide whether an alien clergy man

statement of debts due by the state on loans 58
can marry any person in the province, ib. Pennsylvania, 80,88,111,131,183,184,225,228,
two persons compelled lo kneel and ask

302,304,349
pardon of

on damming the Delaware

88
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order a flag to be hoisted on Society bill,

loan, offer for by T. Biddle
four Quakers vacate their seats at request

Delaware and Hudson
of Council in London,

Beaver and Shenango, meeting

170
a member returned for two counties-

Conestoga

256
chooses which he will represent,

commissioners, act relating to appointment of 264
members cannot go to town on account

shortest passage from Middletown to Pbila. 271
of snow,

commissioners' accounts

279
letter from General Boquet to

from Berwick to Philadelphia, distances 579
Asylum, Children's, report of
345 commissioners appointed

400
Canals and rail roads compared

112
Baldwin, Henry, appointed Judge of Supreme Canton, exports of silks and nankeens from for 7 ys. 160
court United States,

47 | Carlisle, Dr. John's (Indian) house attacked at 115
charge in case of Wilson,
313 Carpeting manufactory at Cumberland

192
sentence of Wilson and Porter 362 Carrier's address

32
Barimore and Susquehanna rail road
297 Census, persons to take

352
Band, directors elected,
16,48 of West Chester

383
of Penn., address of directors to stockholders, 38 of Milton

400
remarks of Mr. Mallery on rechart'g 81 Chambersburg turnpike, trade of

336
du of Mr. Smith
83 Charge, Judge King's

273
statement

304] Cherokees, meeting and memorial at Phila, respt's 59
of United States, ole thanks to trustees 176 Chesapeake and Delaware canal, tolls, &c.
Mr. Smith's report on 240

tolls collected 213
report of Secr'y of Treasury 244

permits rafts

311
M’Duffie's port on 280,289,305

report of
statement
308 Chester county, large product

265
various tables respecting its

cabinet of natural sciences
operation
2018 to 312
taxables

115
s of the state, a tabular view of 1829otove

extracts from records of, 1681 to 1709 156
Baptist, first permanent establishment in Pennsyl'a, 138

a jury of women in

158
Barber, John, report on Pennsylvania rail road,

longevity in

256
oldest man dies

378

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189

Chillisquaque, meteorological observations 48,125, | Electioneering, female

170,335,400 | Election, Sheriff of Lancaster admonished for
Children's Asylum, report on

improper conduct
Churches in Philadelphia in 1793

366

proceedings at an
Clark, James, report on the Juniata division

riot at an

114
Coal region, account of

403
Germans drive off voters

ib
trade, Schuylkill
31 | Elizabethtown, tornado at

263
proposed to be taxed
57,223 Ephrata, dunkers of described

331
Susquehanna, for Baltimore
208 Erie, town of its advantages

344
letter on taxing
223 lake, increase of trade on

356
in Lycoming county
240 Evans, Cadwalader, on state of the canal

302
bituminous in Perry county
ib. Evidence, uncertainty of a singular case

334
of Wyoming valley

288 Exchange, rates between different places and
new mines at Mauch Chunk

352
bank of U. S.

245
Schuylkill
384,397 Exccution at Greensburg the first

288
Coates, Samuel, biographical sketch of

380 Exécutive department of government, expendi-
Coins, loss of weight in

109

tures from 1791 to 1829
depreciation of

400
gold and silver, report of director of the mint 160 Farmers and Graziers, meeting and memorial on
College, Dickinson, state of funds

tariff

218
Commerce, arrivals and clearances 31,48,96,160,239 Farmers and Graziers, report of committee of
arrivals at Philadelphia, 1822-29 48

Congress on
new vessels 1829

ib. Finances of Philadelphia John. M. Read's state.
important decision in a case of exchange 74

ments respecting
Conemaugh bridge, travelling over

79

of commonwealth, report of committee
Controllers of public schools, report of

154
on ways and means on

148
Conyngham Gustavus, sketches and letters of 402,415 Fisheries, decision respecting, at Trenton 272
Anne, letter of
403 Floating dock at Pittsburg

238
Corn inspected in Philadelphia, 1824 to 1829 80 Franklin, Benjamin appointed agent

116
Councils, Select and Common, proceedings of

journey to Fort Allen

285
72,87,122,364,393

letter to Capt. Conyngham 403
Courts, criminal business of different

185 | French creek feeder, trade of
of Bucks county, no criminal business in 208 Friendly association for regaining and preserving
county requested in lieu of supreme

22

peace with the Indians, address of
County and road taxes

369
Covington, panther shot at

336 Galbraith, Mrs. electioneering for assemblyman
Crawford county, large eagle killed

272 | Gas, on lighting city with
a mound discovered,

144 Geographical notes of Lehigh county
Cumberland county, taxables in

115

Luzerne county
carpet manufactory

192
Nortbampton co.

65
Currency, National, Mr. Smith's report

241
Union co.

129
Mr. M'Duffie's report 280,289,305 Geomancy, books on, to be burnt &c. man tried
D

for practising

159
Daupbin county, rates and levies

111 Georgia, C.C.Biddle appointed to take acknowl-
pauperism in

112
edgements for

128
state of Lancasterian school 112 Germans of the Omish faith

21
Deaf and Dumb Asylum, report

220

Lutherans and Moravians disagree 22
Deaths&diseases in Phil. monthly 110, 126,128,166,380

congregation of Germantown
Debt, number confined in prison for

176,208

account of

193
Delaware, report on damming at Trenton
88 Germans drive people from election

114
closed by ice
96,111 Germantown Lutheran church at

194, 204
pilots appointed in 1722

114

Aints found on battle ground at 338
petition for erecting piers
115 Gnadenhutten, Franklin's journey to

285
Denny, Governor, singular conduct of
393 Godman, Jno. D. death of

272
Deposit,Port, and Philadelphia, packets established 240

biography of

353
Dickinson College, state of funds
78 Godfrey Thomas, biography of

381
President chosen

95 Government, a tabular view of expenses of from
Dispensary, Southern, report of

1791 to 1829

142
Philadelphia, do.

expenses of legislative department
Northern, do.

ib.
of &c. 1791 to 1829,

204
Dividends, bank, &c.

304

Executive department for same time 272
Divorces, report to Legislature on

221

Judiciary department of, for do 414
Douglass, Major, report on Pennsylyania rail road 8 Governor Wolf's message on raising revenue 57
Doylestown, violent storm at

399
Gookin “not stirring"

113
Dublin, Lower, history of

137

Invites assembly to take wine with
Duel, proceedings at Washington

271
him, .

ib
do. Legislature,

Evans' historical anecdotes of

144
Dunkers of Ephrata, account of

331
Denny, strange conduct of

393
Duponceau, P. S., letter on silk

385 Graff, Frederick report respecting rail road,
Duties on retailers of foreign mdze. act graduating 253

do. on permanent bridge,

204
table of 1821 to 1829

254
estimate of cast iron pipes

367
Grain, inspected at Philada.

80
Eagle,large taken in Conneaut township

271 Grand Jury, presentments,

136, 196, 254
Easton, town of discribed

349
Judge King's charge to

274
Economy establishment, expenditures of
175 Greensburg, the first execution at

288
Education, report of committee on

170

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Pennsylvania Society 222 Harrisburg, Meteorological observations at 71, 143, 223

255, 31, 387

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