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The Council met.

PHILADELPHIA, Friday, January 15th, 1790.

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

Samuel Miles, James Martin,
James Read, Benjamin Elliott,
Christopher Kucher, Jonas Hartzell,
Amos Gregg, Henry Taylor,

Esquires.
Henry Taylor, William Findley,
Nathaniel Breading, Frederick Watt, and

Zebulun Potts, Richard Willing, ) An order was drawn upon the Treasurer in favor of the Honorable Nathaniel Breading, Esquire, for fifty one pounds six sbil. lings, in full of bis account for his attendance in Council from the nineteenth of November, 1789, untill the fifteenth day of January, 1790, inclusively, and his mileage coming to Philadelphia.

On motion, Resolved, That the Surveyor General be informed that Council will not proceed to the approbation of a Deputy Surveyor of the district number six, become vacant by the death of General Potter, untill he shall submit an appointment to this Board and not by way of recommendation.

A letter from General Josiah Harmer, inclosing three drafts on the Treasurer of Westmoreland county, and the counties of Wasbington and Fayette, which have not and cannot be paid, was read and referred to Mr. Gregg, Mr. Potts and Mr. Taylor.

The Council met.
POILADELPHIA, Saturday, January 16th, 1790.

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

Samuel Miles, Amos Gregg,
James Read, Zebulan Potts,
Henry Taylor, William Findley,
Christopher Kucher, James Martin, Esq'rs.
Nathaniel Breading, Jonas Hartzell, and
Benjamin Elliott, Richard Willing,

Frederick Watt, Upon the petition of Jonathan Brown, of Bucks county, and a recommendation from several respectable inhabitants of the said county, for remission of a fine of five pounds which was imposed upon him for an assault and battery upon a certain Jonathan Wells, in December, 1787,

Resolved, That the said fine of five pounds be remitted.

Agreeably to a report of the committee to whom was referred the letter from Evan Owen, an order was drawn upon the Treasurer in his favor for the sum of thirty pounds, payable out of the fund appropriated by act of Assembly, dated the twenty-seventh of March last, to be applied in compleating that part of the Nescopeck road which crosses the Spring Mountain, and for which he is to account.

A petition from Elizabeth Robinson, who was convicted at the last Mayor's Court of larceny, and is now confined in the jail of this city at hard labour, stating that this is the first offence, and praying that Council would be pleased to grant her a pardon, was read, together with a recommendation of her as a proper object of mercy; whereupon, it was

Resolved, That the said Elizabeth Robinson be and she is hereby pardoned.

The Council met.
PHILADELPHIA, Monday, January 18th, 1790.

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

Samuel Miles, James Martin,
James Read, : Jonas Hartzell,
Amos Gregg,

Henry Taylor,
Christopher Kucher, William Findley, ŞEsquires.
Samuel Breading, Zebulun Potts, and
Benjamin Elliott, Richard Willing, !

Frederick Watt, A certificate from the Court of Quarter Sessions of Washington county, of the division of Bethlehem township, in the said county, by a straight line run from Peter Drake's to Weise's Mill, for the more convenient election of Justices of the Peace, agreeably to act of Assembly passed the thirty-first of March, 1784, was read the second time, by which it appears that the said division has become proper and will be usefull; it was thereupon

Resolved, That the same be confirmed.

The Council met.

PHILADELPHIA, Tuesday, January 19th, 1790.

PRESENT:
His Excellency THOMAS MIFFLIN, Esquire, Presid't.
The Honorable George Ross, Esquire, Vice President.

Samuel Miles, Zebulun Potts,
James Read,

William Finley, i
Amos Gregg,

Jonas Hartzell,'
Christopher Kucher, Henry Taylor, Esquires.
Nathaniel Breading, James Martin, and i
Benjamin Elliott, Richard Willing,

Frederick Watt,
The following orders were drawn upon the Treasurer, vizt:

In favor of Samuel Boyd, for fifty-two pounds, payable out of the funds appropriated by act of Assembly passed the twenty-eighth of September last, being the amount of his pay as a commissioner appointed by Council on the sixth of October last to view the river Susquehanna and Juniata, agreoably to the directions of the said act of Assembly.

Two orders in favor of Bartram Galbraith, one of fifty two pounds, and the other for fifty pounds, payable out of the fund before mentioned, being in part of his own pay and the pay of Thomas Hulings, as commissioners for viewing the said rivers under the appointment aforesaid, for which two several sume the said Mr. Galbraith is to account.

Upon the second reading of the petition of Nicholas Billew, praying remission of a fine of five pounds imposed upon him by the Alderman's Court, for driving a team with four horses through the city, contrary to law,

Resolved, That the petitioner have leave to withdraw his peti tion.

Upon the petition of John Williams, now confined in the jail of the city and county of Philadelphia, for larceny, and a certificate from the jailor that the time of servitude to which he was sen. tenced for the said offence, is expired,

Resolved, That the fine of fifteen shillings for which the prisoper now remains in confinement, be remitted.

The Council met.

PHILADELPHIA, Wednesday, January 20th, 1790.

PRESENT :
His Excellency THOMAS MIFFLIN, Esquire, Presid't.
The Honorable GEORGE Ross, Esquire, Vice President.
Samuel Miles,

William Findley, )
James Read,

James Martin,
Amos Gregg,

Zebulun Potts,

Esq'rs.
Christopher Kucher, . Nathaniel Breading,
Jonas Hartzell,

Frederick Watt, and
Henry Taylor,

Benjamin Elliott, s The Comptroller and Register General's reports upon the account of William Armstrong, Esquire, late Deputy Adjutant Geoeral of the militia of this State for retained rations in the year 1777 and 1778, amounting to thirteen pounds, was read and approved.

An order was drawn upon the Treasurer in favor of the Honorable George Ross, Esquire, for the sum of one hundred and twentyfive pounds, being one quarter's salary as Vice President of the State, for which sum he is to account.

The Council met.

PHILADELPHIA, Thursday, January 21st, 1790.

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

Amos Gregg, James Martin,
James Read,

Zebulun Potts,
Amos Gregg,

Nathaniel Breading,
Christopher Kucher, Frederick Watt,

B, SEsquires.
Jopas Hartzell, Benjamin Elliott, and I

William Finley, Henry Taylor, James McLene and George Matthews, Esquires, were offered and accepted as sureties for Thomas Brown McLene, who was appointed on the fourteenth day of December last a Deputy Surveyor of digtrict number two in the new purchase.

A letter from Daniel Brodhead, Esquire, Surveyor General, of the twentieth instant, informing Couacil that he hath appointed Mr. James Potter Deputy Surveyor of district number six in the

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new purchase become vacant by the death of his father, and submit. ting the said appointment for the approbation of the Board, agreeably to act of Assembly dated the eighth day of April, 1785, was read; and thereupon, it was

Resolved, That Council approve of the said appointment.

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The Council met.
PHILADELPHIA, Friday, January 22nd, 1790.

PRESENT :
His Excellency THOMAS MIFFLIN, Esquire, President.
Samuel Miles,

Zebulun Potts,
James Read,

· Nathaniel Breading,
Amos Gregg,

Frederick Watt,
Christopher Kucher, Benjamin Elliott, Esq'rs.
Jonas Hartzell,

Henry Taylor,
Williain Findley, Kichard Willing,

James Martin, An order was drawn upon the Treasurer in favor of the Honorabl Henry Taylor, Esquire, for the sum of forty-nine pounds fif. teen shillings, in full for his attendance in Council from the 3rd day of December, 1789, untill the twenty-second day of January, 1790, (deducting six days' absence,) and his mileage coming to Philadelphia and returning home.

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

Of Thomas Blair, for rations furnished to his company of Bed. ford county militia while employed in the defence of the western frontiers of this State, in the year 1777, amounting to forty-two pounds seven shillings and pine pence.

Of Messieurs Dunlap and Claypoole, for six setts of the Peon. sylvania Packett, for one year to the eighth day of January, 1790, and for sundry advertisements inserted, amounting to twenty pounds, seven shillings, for which sum an order was drawn upon the Treasurer in their favor.

On motion, Ordered, That the report of the commissioners appointed by act of Assembly of the twenty-seventh of September, 1787, to survey and regulate the streets, lanes and alleys of the district of Southwark, be now recorded in the office for recording of deeds for the county of Philadelpbia, agreeably to the fifth section of the said act, together with the adjudication of Council thereon.

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