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application of Miers Fisher, Esquire. Attorney of Christian Guliel. ma Gaskill,

Resolved, That the same be postponed.

The Council met.

Richard Willing, and Esquires.

PHILADELPHIA, Wednesday, July 8th, 1789.

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

Samuel Miles,
Amos Gregg,
Christopher Kucher, Zebulun Potts,

Abraham Smith, The Comptroller and Register General's reports upon the fol. lowing accounts, were read and approved, vizt:

Of William Shannon, Esquire, Auctioneer of the Northern Liberties, for the State duty upon goods sold at auction, between the twentieth of March and twenty-sixth of June, 1789, amounting to one hundred and eight pounds two pence half.penny.

Of Henry Berntheisel, for his pay as a seven months' man in the late army of the United States, under Captain Hubley of Lancaster county, amounting to seventeen pounds ten shillings..

The fine imposed upon Jacob Houser by the Court of General Quarter Sessions of Montgomery county, upon his being convicted in September, 1788, of keeping a tipling house, was remitted, agreeably to the prayer of bis petition and a recommendation from two of the Justices of the said Court.

Upon consideration of the petition and respectable recommendation in favor of Margaret Summers, late Margaret Ellis, who was convicted of larceny at the last Mayor's Court, praying a pardon of the said offence in consideration of her youth,

Resolved, That the said Margaret Summers be, and she hereby is pardoned.

On motion, Resolved, That the consideration of the several accounts sent up by the Comptroller General previous to the present month, appointed for this day, be postponed.

The Council met.

PHILADELPHIA, Thursday, July 9th, 1789.

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

James Read, Zebulun Potts,
Anos Gregg, Abraham Smith, and Esquires.

Christopher Kucher, Samuel Miles, Upon consideration of the petition and recommendation in favor of Wood Lloyd, for remission of the fine of ten pounds, payable to the use of the Commonwealth, to which he was sentenced at the last Court, upon being convicted of retailing spirituous liquors by the small measure, without licence so to do, * Resolved, That the said fine of ten pounds be remitted.

A petition from Thomas Gregory, convicted of larceny at the last Court of General Quarter Sessions of the Peace, held in and for the county of Philadelphia, and sentenced to pay to the use of the Commonwealth a fine of six pounds eleven shillings, and to undergo a servitude of eighteen months hard labour, praying that Council would be pleased to remit the said fine and punishment at bard labour, was read ; and thereupon,

Resolved, That the prayer of the petitioner be granted.

The Council met.

PHILADELPHIA, Friday, July 10th, 1789.

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

James Read, Samuel Miles,
Amos Gregg, Christopher Kucher, and Esquires.

Zebulun Potts, Abraham Smith, Agreeably to the Comptroller and Register General's reports, the following orders were drawn upon the Treasurer, vizt :

In favor of John Nicholson, Esquire, for one hundred and twenty-seven pounds three shillings and eight pence, amount of his account for further repairs done to that part of the bank of Mud Island, which by contract is to be kept up at the expence of the State.

In favor of John Donaldson, for thirty-five pounds seven shillings and six pence, amount of his account for the bire of a clerk in the Register General's office, from April the third till July the third, 1789.

A petition in favor of Henry Wells of York county, for remis. sion of the punishment to which he was sentenced, upon being convicted of a robbery in the county of York aforesaid, was read and dismissed.

The Council met.

PHILADELPHIA, Saturday, July 11th, 1789.

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

Samuel Miles, Christopher Kucher, )
James Read,

Amos Gregg, and Esquires. Abraham Smith, Zebulun Potts, ) An order was drawn upon the Treasurer in favor of the Honorable Zebulun Potts, Esquire, for the sum of seventy-two pounds fifteen shillings, in full of his account for attendance in Council, from the first day of April untill July the eleventh, 1789, inclu. sively, deducting five days absence.

Upon a recommendation of the Court of General Quarter Sessions of the county of Philadelphia, a licence was granted to James Williams to follow the employment of a hawker and pedlar within the said county, until the pinth day of July next, he having entered security as the law directs.

The Council met.

PHILADELPHIA, Monday, July 13th, 1789.

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

Samuel Miles, Abraham Smith,
Amos Gregg, Christopher Kucher, and Esquires.

James Read, Zebulun Potts, Two orders of the Court of General Quarter Sessions of the Peace of the county of Huntington, for erecting the town of Huntingdon and that part of the township of Huntington which is bounded by Cumberland county, the river Juniata, the Warrior Ridge and the line of Barree township, into a separate district, for the more convenient election of Justices of the Peace; and also the north end of Tyrone township, begioning on the Little Juniata river, in the line of Huntington township, thence up the same to the corner of Frankstown township, at Logan's Narrows, thence by the line of Frankstown township to the line of Northumberland county, thence by the same to the corner of Barree township, therce by the line of Barree to the line of Huntington, and thence by the same to the place of beginning, containing township and district for the purpose aforesaid ; which were received and read in Council on the ninth of April last, were read the second time, and an order taken that the districts as above described for the purpose of electing Justices of the Peace, agreeably to act of Assembly passed the twenty-seventh of March, 1781, be and the same are hereby confirmed.

The Council met.

'PHILADELPHIA, Tuesday, July 14th, 1789.

PRESENT :
His Excellency THOMAS MIFFLIN, Esquire, President.

Samuel Miles, Christopher Kucher, )
Abraham Smith, Amos Gregg, Esquires.

James Read,
The following orders were drawn upon the Treasurer vizt:

In favor of the Honorable James Read, Esquire, for twenty-seven pounds, in full for bis attendance in Council from the ninth of June until the fourteenth of July, 1789, inclusively.

In favor of John Nicholson, Esquire, for the sum of two hundred pounds, being one quarter's salary due to him as Comptroller Gene. ral on the thirteenth instant; and for the sum of fifty pounds, for one quarter's salary due to his Clerk on the tenth of this month, agreeably to act of Assembly passed the fourth day of April, 1785.

The fine of ten pounds which wes adjudged to be paid to the use of the State by John Coburne, upon his being convicted at the last Mayor's Court of keeping a tipling house, was remitted, upon his petition and a recommendation accompanying the same.

Upon the second reading of the petition of Artbur French, praying remission of the punishment to which he was sentenced, upon being convicted of a cheat at the last Mayor's Court,

Resolved, That the same be dismissed.

A letter from the President of the United States, dated NewYork, July the ninth, 1789, inclosing an act of Congress of the United States for laying a duty on goods, wares and merchandize, imported into the United States, passed the fourth instant, was received and read, and ordered to be filed.

The Council met.
. PULLADELPHIA, July 15th, 1789, Wednesday.

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

Samuel Miles, Christopher Kucher, and
James Read, Abraham Smith, Esquires.

Amos Gregg, The Comptroller General's and Register General's report upon the account of George Gerling, for his pay as a seven months' man in the late army of the United States, amountiog to sixteen pounds ten shillings, was read and approved.

The Council met.

PHILADELPHIA, Thursday, July 16th, 1789.

PRESENT :
His Excellency THOMAS MIFFLIN, Esquire, President.

Samuel Miles, Christopher Kucher, ).
James Read,

Abraham Smith, Esquires. Amos Gregg, Agreeably to the Comptroller General & Register General's report, an order was drawn upon the Treasurer in favor of John Dopoaldson, Esquire, for thirty.eight pounds three shillings and two pence, amount of bis account of cash paid for sundry large blank books for keeping a register of the accounts of this Commonwealth, agreeably to act of Assembly passed the twenty-eighth day of March last, and for stationary furnished for the said Register's office.

The Council met.

PHILADELPHIA, Friday, July 17th, 1789.

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

Amos Gregg, Christopher Kucher, and ) .
James Read, and Abraham Smith,

Esquires.
Samuel Miles,
Matthew Irwin, Esquire, Recorder of Deeds for the city and
county of Philadelphia, and Master of the Rolls for this Common.

VOL. XVI.-8.

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