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'The Comptroller and Register General's reports upon the account of John Henry, for his serviceslas Quarter Master of the militia of Bedford county, was read and approved.

It having been determined at a Conferrence of members of the General Assembly, the members of the Supreme Executive Coud. cil, the Judges of the Supreme Court, Judges Shippen and Wilson, the Attorney General of the State, and Alexander Wilcocks and Jered Ingersoll, Esquires, Attorneys at Law, that the powers of the Legislature of the present year expired on Thursday the second in. stant, and that the office of State Treasurer and Register General of the accounts of this Commonwealth, and of Register of Wills, and a Recorder of Deeds in each county of this State, in like man. Der expired on the said day; therefore,

Resolved, That by virtue of the powers vested in this Board by the Constitution of this State,

Christian Febiger, Esquire, be and hereby re-appointed Treasurer of the State.

John Donaldson, Esquire, Register General of the accounts of this Commonwealth.

George Campbell, Esquire, Register for the Probate of Wills, and granting Letters of Administration in and for the city and county of Philadelphia.

Matthew Irwin, Esquire, Recorder of Deeds in and for the city and county of Philadelphia.

James Hanna, Esquire, Register of the Probate of Wills, and granting Letters of Administration and Recorder of Deeds, in and for the county of Bucks. :Percifer Frazier, Esquire, Recorder of Deeds and Register of the Probate of Wills, and granting Letters of Administration in and for the county of Chester.

James Jacks, Esquire, Register of the Probate of Wills, and granting Letters of Administration, and Recorder of Deeds in and for the county of Lancaster.

John Christ, Esquire, Register of the Probate of Wills, and granting Letters of Administration, and Recorder of Deeds in and for the county of Berks.

John Arndt, Esquire, Register of the Probate of Wills, and grapting Letters of Administration and Recorder of Deeds in and for the county of Northampton.

John Simpson, Esquire, Register of the Probate of Wills, and granting Letters of Administration, and Recorder of Deeds in and for the county of Northumberland.is

er jo Jacob Barnitz, Esquire, Register of the Probate of Wills, and granting Letters of Administration, and Recorder of Deeds in and for the county of York. Hy in thisni str a ni

William Lyon, Esquire, Register of the Probate of Wills, and granting Letters of Administrators, and Recorder of Deeds in and for the county of Cumberland, in sopivat tortor que company gorge med min some warto

David Espy, Esquire, Register for the Probate of Wills, and granting Letters of Adminstrators and Recorder of Deeds in and for the county of Bedford.

James Hamilton, Esquire, Register for the Probate of Wills, and regising Letters of Administration and Recorder of Deeds in and for the county of Westmoreland.

Thomas Stockley, Esquire, Register for the Probate of Wills, and granting Letters of Administration and Recorder of Deeds in and for the county of Washington.

Alexander McLene, Esquire, Register of the Probate of Wills, and granting Letters of Administration, and Recorder of Deeds in and for the county of Fayette.

Robert Lollar, Esquire, Register for the Probate of Wills, and granting Letters of Administration, and Recorder of Deeds in and for the county of Montgomery.

Edward Crawford, junior, Esquire, Register for the Probate of Wills, and granting Letters of Administration and Recorder of Deeds, in and for the county of Franklin.

Joseph Montgomery, Esquire, Register for the Probate of Wills, and granting Letters of Administrators and Recorder of Deeds, in and for the county of Dauphine.

Andrew Henderson, Esquire, Register of the Probate of Wills, and granting Letters of Administration and Recorder of Deeds, in and for the county of Huntingdon.

Timothy Pickering, Esquire, Register of the Probate of Wills, and granting Letters of Administration and Recorder of Deeds, in and for the county of Luzerne.

Samuel Jones, Esquire, Register for the Probate of Wills, and granting Letters of Administration and Recorder of Deeds, in and for the county of Allegany.

Samuel Edmiston, Esquire, Register of the Probate of Wills, and granting Letters of Administration and Recorder of Deeds, in and for the county of Mifflin.

William Richardson Atlee, Esquire, Register for the Probate of Wills, and granting Letters of Administration and Recorder of Deeds, in and for the county of Delaware.

And that the said gentlemen be commissionated accordingly.

The following named gentlemen were offered and accepted as sureties, vizt :

James M.Wright and John Carson for Joseph Montgomery, Esquire, Register and Recorder of the county of Dauphine.

Thomas Lilly and Jacob Smyser for Jacob Barnitz, Esquire, Register and Recorder of the county of York.

Daniel Leimback and Nicholas Lutz for John Cbrist, Esquire, Register and Recorder of the county of Berks.

Peter Ealer and Stephen Balliett for John Arndt, Esquire, Register and Recorder of the county of Northampton; and

James Marshall and David Stewart for Andrew Henderson, Esquire, Register and Recorder of the county of Huntingdon.

Two accounts, certified by Richard Peters, Esquire, late Speaker of the late House of Assembly, the first for the pay of the Mem. bers of Assembly during their last sitting, amounting to seven hundred and seventy-three pounds thirteen shillings, and the second for the pay of Peter Zachary Loyd and Jacob Shallus as Clerks, and James Martin Sergeant at Arms, and Joseph Fry Doorkeeper, for their services during the said sitting, amountiog to thirty pounds, were laid before Council, and read; whereupon orders for the said sums were drawn upon the Treasurer in favor of Peter Zachary Loyd, Esquire, for which he is to be accountable.

The Council met.

PHILADELPHIA, Monday, September 6th, 1790.

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

Benjamin Elliott,
Richard Willing, Jopas Hartzell,
Christopher Kucher, William Findley,
James Martin,

Abraham Smith,
Henry Taylor,

Samuel Miles,

's ŞEsquires,
Frederick Watts, Jobn Wilkins, and
Samuel Edie,

Lord Butler, and
William Wilson, Zebulun Potts, J
The following orders were drawn upon the Treasurer, vizt:

In favor of John Smilie, Esquire, for the sum of fifteen pounds, in full of his account for twenty days' attendance in Council, between the twentieth day of November and the fifteenth day of September, 1787.

In favor of the Honorable John Baird, Esquire, for the sum of twelve pounds, in full of his accounts for sixteen days' attendance in Council, between the twentieth of November and the fifteenth of December, 1787.

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

Of the estate of James Guffee, for a horse which was lost on the Sandusky expedition against the Indians in 1782, amounting to fourteen pounds.

Of Captain Gilbert McCoy, for the pay of his company of Cumberland county militia, for militia services in the year 1779, amounting to twenty-two pounds and nine pence.

The Council met.

PHILADELPHIA, Tuesday, September 7th, 1790.

PRESENT :
The Honorable the Vice President.
Samuel Milcs,

Samuel Edie, .
James Read,

Frederick Watts, 1
Amos Gregg,

William Findley,

Benjamin Elliott, L
Zebulun Potts,

", } Esquires.

Jonas Hartzell,
Christopher Kucher, Lord Butler, and
James Martin,

Richard Willing, Henry Taylor, Agreeably to the Comptroller and Register General's report, an order were drawn upon the Treasurer in favor of James Cbevalier, for the sum of thirty-five pounds fourteen sbillings and three pence, being one quarter's salary due to him as Clerk in the Register General's office from the seventh of June until the sixth of September, 1790.

Upon the second reading of a letter from William Henry, Esquire, requesting Council to accept his resignation of the office of Lieutenant of the City and Liberties of Philadelphia, it was

Resolved, That the said resignation be accepted.

Edward Bartholomew and Jonathan Bayard Smith, Esquires, were offered and accepted as sureties for Robert Lollar, Esquire, Register and Recorder of Deeds of the county of Montgomery.

Samuel Hodgdon and Natbaniel Falconer, Esquires, for Timothy Pickering, Esquire, Register and Recorder of the county of Lu. zerne ; and Benjamin Elliott and James Martin, Esquires, for David Espy, Regis. and Recorder of the county of Bedford.

Mr. Peters, Speaker of the late House of Assemby, having informed Council that he in some degree considers himself responsi. ble for the books and papers belonging to the House of Assembly, and requested the Board to take into consideration the propriety of · appointing a person to take charge of the papers, &ca., in order that access may be had to them whenever Council or any other body or persons may legally apply; whereupon, it was agreed that Peter Zachary Lloyd, Esquire, be considered as the person in whose charge and care the papers and books belonging to the late House of Assembly are until the meeting of the next Legislature.

On motion, Resolved, That Mr. Wilkins be added to the committee appointed on the thirtieth ult. to assist the Comptroller and Register General in the examination of certificates, according to an aót of Assembly of the first of April last.

The Council met.
PHILADELPHIA, Wednesday, September 8th, 1790.

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

Richard Willing, )
James Read,

Amos Gregg,
Abraham Smith, Henry Taylor,
Christopher Kucher, Samuel Edie,
William Findley, James Martin,

Esquires.
Benjamin Elliott, Lord Butler, and
Jobo Wilkins,

Zebulun Potts, Frederick Watts, John Dentzell, Esquire, was appointed and commissionated a Justice of the Peace of the Court of Common Pleas in and for the county of Dauphine, upon a return made according to law from the town of Harrisburgh, in the said county,

On motion, Resolved, That Friday next be assigned for going into the ap. pointed of a Lieutenant of the City and Liberties of Philadelphia, in the room of William Henry, Esquire, resigned.

The report of the Comptroller and Register General upon the account of Epbraim Duglass, Esquire, for monies belonging to the Commonwealth received by him as Agent for the sale of Confiscated Estates in the county of Bayette, amounting to one hundred and twelve pounds, was read and approved.

The Council met.
PHILADELPHIA, Thursday, September 9th, 1790.

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

Samuel Edic,
Christopher Kucher, James Martin,
Abraham Smith, William Findley,
Zebulun Potts,

Jobn Wilkins, Esquires.
Amos Gregg,

Benjamin Elliott,
Frederick Watts, Lord Butler,

Henry Taylor, The Comptroller and Register General's report upon the account of Nicholas Miller for buileting soldiers in the year 1778, 1780 and 1781, and for supplies of wood, &ca., for them at the same

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