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In favor of Joseph Price, for three pounds eighteen shillings and four pence, in full of his account for seven and a half days work at the banks of Mud Island, according to the Comptroller and Register General's report of the twenty-sixth of February last.

Elisha Price, Esquire, was appointed and commissionated a Justice of the Peace, and of the Court of Common Pleas, in and for the county of Delaware, upon a return made according to law, from the borough of Chester.

Upon the petition of John M'Garvey, and a recommendation in bis favor, from the Mayor, Recorder and Alderman of this city; it was

Resolved, That the fine of fifty pounds payable to the use of the Commonwealth, which was imposed upon the petitioner by the Mayor's Court, upon bis being convicted of keeping a Shuffle Board contrary to law, be remitted.

The fine of fifty pounds due to the Commonwealth, to which Mary Stanup was sentenced by the Court of General Quarter Sessions of the Peace and Jail Delivery of the county of Delaware, was also remitted, agreeably to the prayer of her petition, and a recommendation from the Commissioners of the said county, and from Thomas Levis, Esquire, a Justice of the Peace.

The Council met.

PHILADELPHIA, Wednesday, March 17th, 1790.

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

Frederick Watt,
Christopher Kucher, Nathaniel Breading,
Jonas Hartzell, Amos Gregg,
Abraham Smith, Henry Taylor, ŞEsquires.
William Finley,

Zebulun Potts,
James Martin, Richard Willing, and

William Wilson, Lord Butler, Agreeably to the Comptroller and Register General's reports, an order was drawn upon the Treasurer in favor of Samuel Jones, Esq'r, for the sum of three hundred and four pounds ten shillings, payable out of the fund appropriated by an act of the General As. sembly passed the third instant, entituled “ An Act directing the payment of the accounts of sundry Deputy Surveyors of depreciation lands," being the amount of his account for surveying eighty. seven tracts of land in his depreciation district.

The Comptroller and Register General's reports upon the account of Adam Hubley, Esquire, Auctioneer for the district of Southwark, for the State duty upon goods sold at auction, between the twelfth of December, 1789, to the thirteenth of March 1790, amounting to seventy-two pounds two shillings and ten peace halfpenny, was read and approved.

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The Council met.
PHILADELPHIA, Thursday, March 18th, 1790.

PRESENT :
His Excellency THOMAS MIFFLIN, Esquire, President.

Samuel Miles, Frederick Watts,
James Read, Nathaniel. Breading,
Christopher Kucher, Amos Gregg,
Jonas Hartzell, Henry Taylor, Esquires.
William Finley, Zebulun Potts,
James Martin, Richard Willing,

William Wilson, Lord Butler,
The order of the day for going into the appointment of an In-
spector of Pot and Pearl Ashes, was postponed.

On motion, Resolved, That the written opinion of the Attorney General, on the fourth section of the act of Assembly passed the thirtieth of September, 1789, be referred to Mr. Miles, Mr. Gregg, Mr. Wilson, Mr. Smith and Mr. Findley, and that the said committee be instructed to state the measures which have been taken by Council, relative to the controversy subsisting between the Comptroller and Register General, with respect to the meaning of the said act.

The Council met.

PailADELPHIA, Friday, March 19th, 1790.

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

James Martin,
Christopher Kucher, Amos Gregg,
Jonas Hartzell, Richard Willing,
William Wilson,

Nathaniel Breading, Esquires.
William Findley, Henry Taylor,
Lord Butler, Zebulun Potts, and
Abraham Smith, Samuel Miles,

Frederick Watts, A letter from His Excellency Alexander Martin, Esquire, Gov. ernor of the State of North Carolina, dated the twentieth of last

month, inclosing a copy of a resolution of the general Convention of that State, dated the twenty-third of November, 1789, “ with several amendments by them proposed, to become part of the Con. ' stitution for the future government of the United States," was received and read, and the same transmitted to the General Assem. bly in a letter from the President to the Speaker. - A petition from Patrick M'Cape, of the county of. Cumberland, who was convicted of larceny, and sentenced by the Court of Quarter Sessions of the said county to a servitude of two years hard la. bour, and to pay to the use of the Commonwealth equal to the value of the goods stolen, praying a pardon, was read, with a re. commendation from a pumber of respectable inhabitants of the said. · county in favor of the petioner. It was thereupon,

Resolved, That the said Patrick M'Cape be and he is hereby pardoned.

A petition from John Simpson, who was pardoned by Council on the fifth of November last, on condition of departing the State within three weeks, not to return,” stating that he is still confined in the jail of this city, under that part of his sentence which rcquires restitution to be made to the person injured ; that he has made restitution, and praying Council to order that he be discharged from confinement, was read; and thereupon,

Resolved, That the petitioner be released from his confinement, on condition of his leaving the United States.

The Council met.

PHILADELPHIA, Saturday, March 20th, 1790.

PRESENT :
His Excellency THOMAS MIFFLIN, Esquire, President.

Samuel Miles, James Martin,
Amos Gregg,

Richard Willing,
Christopher Kucher, Nathaniel Breading,
Jonas Hartzell,

Zebulun Potts,
Abraham Smith, Lord Butler,

Esquires.
Hepry Taylor,

William Finley, and
William Wilson, James Read,

Frederick Watts, Agreeably to the Comptroller and Register General's reports, the following orders were drawn upon the Treasurer, vizt:

In favor of the Honorable Jacob Rush, Esquire, for the sum of one hundred and fifty pounds, being one quarter salary due to him on the eighteenth instant, as one of the Judges of the Supreme Court.

I favor of John Penn and John Penn, junior, Esquires, for twenty-five thousand eight bundred and twelve pounds ten shillings, bejog the amount of the sixth installment of one hundred and thirty thousand pounds, wbich by act of Assembly of the twenty-seventh of November, 1779, is directed to be paid to the late Proprietaries, of Pennsylvania, and interest due on the said installment from the third of September, 1789, untill the seventeenth instant.

Upon the report of the committee to whom was referred the petition and recommendation in favor of Henry Hoover, of the county of Bedford, for remission of the fine which was imposed upon bim for not making an entry of his still, and for retailing whisky contrary to law, it was

Resolved, That so much of the fine unpaid as belongs to the State be remitted.

A petition from Alexander Moore, of Montgomery county, praying remission of the fine of ten pounds to which he was sentenced for keeping a tipling house, was read, with a recommendation from five Justices of the Peace of said county; thereupon,

Resolved, That the said fine be remitted.

The Council met.

PHILADELPHIA, Monday, March 22nd, 1790.

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

Jonas Hartzell,
Samuel Miles, James Martin,
Abraham Smith, Nathaniel Breading,
William Finley, Zebulun Potts, } Esquires.
Henry Taylor, Lord Butler, and
Wilson,

Christopher Kucher, Frederick Watts, A letter from His Excellency the President of the United States, dated the fifteenth instant, in answer to the letter from the President of this State of the tenth, wbich inclosed the representation from some of the inbabitants of Washington county respecting the mischiefs which have been committed for several years past by the Iodians in that county, was received and read, and the same was transmitted to the General Assembly in a letter from the Presi. dent to the Speaker.

On motion, Resolved, That Mr. Miles, Mr. Smith, Mr. Gregg, Mr. Wilson and Mr. Findley, be a Committee to copfer with a Committee of the General Assembly relative to a disagreement in opinion between the Comptroller and Register General, on the meaning of the fourth section of the act of Assembly passed the thirtieth of Sep. tember, 1789.

The Council met.

PHILADELPHIA, Tuesday, March 23rd, 1790.

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

Samuel Miles, Jonas Hartzell, .
James Read, James Martin,
Abraham Smith, Zebulun Potts,
William Findley, Lord Butler,

Esquires.
Henry Taylor, Christopher Kucher, and
William Wilson, Richard Willing,

Frederick Watts, Oo motion, Resolved, That the Secretary take order with respect to the discharge of John Simpson, who was pardoned on the nineteenth instant, on coudition of his leaving the United States.

A letter from Thomas Arnold, of Weymouth, in Great Britain, relative to an estate which has fallen to one William Green, son of John Green, was received and read, and the same referred to the Secretary, to take order thereon.

The Council met.
PHILADELPHIA, Wednesday, March 24th, 1790.

PRESENT:
His Excellency THOMAS MIFFLIN, Esquire, President.

William Findley, Lord Butler,
Abrabam Smith, William Wilson,
James Martin, Jonas Hartzell,
Zebulun Potts,
Samuel Miles, Henry Taylor,

Christopher Kucher,
The following orders were drawn upon the Treasurer, vizt :

In favor of the flonorable Christopher Kucher, Esquire, for the sum of thirty-nine pounds, in full of his account for attendance in Council from the seventeenth of February untill the twenty-fourth of March, 1790, inclusively.

Amos Gregg, and

Esq'rs.

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