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FROM THE ORGANIZATION TO THE TERMINATION

OF THE PROPRIETARY GOVERNMENT.

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CONTAINING THE PROCEEDINGS OF COUNCIL FROM OCTOBER 18TH,
1771, To 27TH OF SEPTEMBER, 1775, BOTH DAYS INCLUDED;
TOGETHER WITH MINUTES OF THE COUNCIL OF SAFETY
FROM JUNE 30TH, 1775, TO NOVEMBER 12TH,

1776, BOTH DAYS INCLUDED.

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HARRISBURG:
PRINTED BY THEO. FENN & CO.

1852.

CONTENTS.

Acts for preventing tumults & riots, 4; to erect a light house at

Delaware Bay, 4; to perpetuated testimony, 18, 20; for sale of

goods distrained for rent, 22; to repeal an act relating to tag.

ning leather, 23, 24; to regulate chimney Sweepers, 23 ; to sell

the copper mine tract of land, 23; to equalize excise on wide,

rum, &c., 21, 41 ; to grant his Majesty £1000, 32; to recover

divers sums of money, 27; for the more easy recovery of legacies,

42; to restrain & prevent lotteries, 48, 98 ; for the support of

the government, 53; for emiting £150,000, 76; to perpetuate

the act of laying duty on negroes imported, 72, 77; vesting cer.

tain tract of land in Cumberland co., 75, 77, 139; for preserv.

ing the navigation of Shearman's creek, 76; for limitation of

actions, 84; to encourage building good mills, 109; to prevent

counterfeiting paper money, 109; to prevent infectious, diseases,

139; to regulate fishing in the Conestogo creek, 139, 144, 149;

to punish rioters, 144 ; to regulate pedlars, 141; to prevent

fraud in packing herring and shad, 114 ; to prevent tumultu.

ous assemblies, 149; to grant money to certain counties, 197 ;

for emiting bills of credit, 223, 226; for building a house of

correction in Philadelphia, 237 ; to prohibit the importation of

slaves, 245.

Addresses of the Assembly to Governor Richard Penn, 1, 29; to

Gov. John Penn, 96, 107, 216; from Gov. John Penn to the
Assembly, 97, 107; of the Committee of Safety for the province

of Pennsylvania to the public, 623, 624, 625, 626, 627.

Advertisement, a dangerous one, 141.

Amunition, delivered to the Colonels of the different battalions of

Associators in Pa., 613, 614,

Army, increase of, 467.

Arms of war provided, 298; second handed ones purchased, 418.

Apprentices not to be enlisted, 723.

Articles of regulation for associators, 307, 308, 309, 310, 311, 312.

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