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of Assembly, and that the said commissioners make a report to Council of their proceedings in the premises.

Thomas Scott and John Hoge, Esquires, were accepted as sureties for the said William Wallace, and John Hoge and Henry Tay. lor, Esquires, as sureties for the said Samuel Clarke.

An order was drawn upon the Treasurer in favor of Charles Clarke, for the sum of £15 0 0, for three months' pension due to him on the first day of May, 1789, according to the Comptroller and Register General's reports of the 13th instant.

William Brown and James Potter, were offered and accepted as sureties for Samuel Edmiston, Esquire, who was on the 4th of September last appointed Register of Wills and Recorder of Deeds in and for the county of Mifflin.

Upon the second reading of a petition from John Carmichael, of the county of Franklin, praying a remission of a fine of ten pounds to the Commonwealth, which has been imposed upon him by the Court of Quarter Sessions of the said county for keeping a tippling house, it was

Resolved, That the said fine be remitted.

The Council met.

Of Dounts were read Register Gene

PHILADELPHIA, Wednesday, December 15th, 1790.

PRESENT:
His Excellency THOMAS MIFFLIN, Esquire, President.

James Martin, Lord Butler,
Benjamin Elliott, William Wilson, and I
Henry Taylor, John Wilkins,

" }Esquires. Nathaniel Breading, The Comptroller and Register General's reports upon the follow. ing accounts were read and approved, vizt:

Of Daniel McClintock, for provisions purchased by him for the use of the militia of Westmoreland county, by order of Colonel Archibald Lochry, Lieutenant of that county, in December, 1777, and in January, February and March, 1778, amounting to £551 9 5 Continental money, by which a ballance of £10 0 3 specie appears to be due to the said Daniel McClintock.

Of John Barkley, for the amount of an order for £11 0 3 drawn by Henry Spyker, Paymaster of Berks county militia, on Daniel Levan, Esq'r, Treasurer of that county, for John Patton's pay for militia services, 63 days, from 17th December, 1781, until the 17th of February, 1782, which order was not paid. . . Of Jacob Séverts, for 17 days' pay as Quarter Master Sergeant in Colonel Sam'l Ely's battalion of Berks county militia, in the year 1781, amounting to £2 19 6.

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Of Henry Armstrong, for a rifle gun which was lost in actual service in the year 1776, while doing duty as a soldier in Captain Brown's company, valued at £6 10 0.

Of Messieurs Daulap and Claypoole, for sundry printing work • done by order of Council and for newspapers furnished for the use of Council between the 28th of January and the 31st of December, 1790, amounting to £31 16 3, for which sum an order was drawn upon the Treasurer in favor of the said Messieurs Dunlap and Claypoole.

A letter from William Montgomery, Esquire, informing Council that at the last general election held in the district composed of the counties of Northumberland, Huntington and Luzerne, he has been elected to represent that district in the General Assembly, and requesting that Council would be pleased to accept his resignation of the offices of Justice of the Peace and President of the several Courts in Northumberland county, which he now holds, previous to his taking a seat in the Senate of this Ştate, was read; whereupon it was resolved to accept the said resiguation,

Upon further consideration of the application of Richard Peters, Esquire, to have an equivalent for the Front street lot appurtenant to the original purchase of Adrian Vroesen, in which application be requested an equivaleat for the lots purchased by Thomas Leiper and others, on the south side of Market street, between Eighth and Ninth streets from Delaware, which lots were vacant at the time of making his application, and exhibiting his deeds and papers for the said lot,

Resolved, that this Board cannot grant the said Richard Peters, Esquire, an equivalent for the lots by him specified as aforesaid.

'I'he Comptroller and Register General's reports of the 17th and 30th of November upon the account of William Webb, Esquire, late Paymaster of the State Navy Board, by which it appears to be due to the State the sum of £156 6 8, was read and approved.

The Council met.

PHILADELPHIA, Thursday, December 16, 1790.

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

Lord Butler,
Henry Taylor, William Wilson,
James Martin,

Job Wilkins, and { Esquires.
Benjamin Elliott, Zebulun Potts,

Nathaniel Breading, Upon the second reading of a petition from William Fulton and Mary Boggs, who were convicted of fornication and bastardy in the county of Allegany, and fined by the Court of General Quarter Sessions of the said county, each in the sum of ten pounds, pray. ing remissions of the said fines, and the petitioners being recommended to Council by five Justices of the Peace of the said county, it was resolved to remit the said fines.

The fine of fifteen shillings which was imposed upon the said William Fulton, by the said court, for an assault and battery upon a certain William Boggs, was also remitted, agreeably to the prayer of his petition.

Upon the report of the committee to whom was referred the letter from the Comptroller General of the 15th of September last, informing Council that the following lots in the city of Philadel. pbia, forfeited to the Commonwealth by the attainder of Harry Gordon for high treason, vizt: a corner lot on the south side of Walnut street and east side of Fourth street from Delaware river, being in front on Walnut street 163 feet, and in depth on Fourth street 37 feet, with the priviledge of a three feet alley at the south end of the lot, subject to a ground rent of 13 dollars and f of a dollar annually, and considerable arrears; and one other lot, ad. joining the above lot, bounded on the north by Walnut street, on the east by ground late of Robert Morris, Esquire, on the west by Charles Moore's ground and part by the above described lot and alley, being 16} feet in front and 47 feet 10 inches and a balf deep, more or less, subject to an appual rent charge of £5 0 3, with arrearages thereof, remains unsold ; and submitting it to Council whether it would not be proper at this time to direct the sale of the said lots,

Resolved, That the lots before described be exposed to public sale, according to law.

A letter of the 15th inst. from Charles Pettit, Esquire, Agent to support the claims of Pennsylvania before the Board of Commissioners established for settling the claims of the particular States against the United States, was read.

The Council met.
PHILADELPHIA, Friday, December 17th, 1790.

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

Lord Butler, 7
James Martin, William Wilson,
Richard Willing, Jobn Wilkins,
Henry Taylor,

Zebulun Potts, and > Esquires.
Benjamin Elliott, Amos Gregg,

Nathaniel Breading, The reports of the Treasurer, Comptroller and Register Gene. ral's upon the following accounts, were read and approved, vizt:

Of John Shepard, for green cloth and binding purchased of him for covering sundry tables in the State Senate chamber, amounting to £13 19 8.

Of Adam Hubley, Auctioneer for the district of Southwark, for the State duty upon goods sold at auction from June 22d to October 15th, 1790, amounting to £21 8 0.

Of Alexander Graydon, Prothonotary of the county of Dauphine, for fees received for tavern and marriage licences issued since Au. gust term, 1790, amounting to £170 0 0, upon which account there appears to be due to the State a ballance of £18 1 2.

Of Daniel Broadhead, Esquire, Surveyor General of the State, for fees receiv'd in his office from the 9th of March until the eighth of June, 1790, amounting to £387 18 9.

Of the said Daniel Broadhead, for fees received in his office from the 9th of June until the 8th of December, 1790, amounting to £291 10 6.

Of David Espy, Prothonotary of the county of Bedford, for the fees received by him for tavern licences from January sessions, 1789, until the end of October, 1790, amounting to £165 12 0.

Of Francis Johnston, Receiver General of the Land Office, for fees received in the said office for depreciation lands from the 1st of May, 1787, to the 1st of May, 1789, and from the 8th of De. cember, 1789, to the 1st of August, 1790, and for sundry expences, amounting to £86 0 0.

Of Henry Miller, Prothonotary of the county of York, for the tax upon writs issued from the 20th of March to the 20th of September, 1790, amounting to £82 4 0.

Of John Cbaloner, Auctioneer of the Northern Liberties, for the State duty upon sales at auction from July 8th until October 8th, 1790, and from the 14th of October to November 15th, 1790, amounting to £110 11 13.

Of David Stewart, for a rifle gun taken for the use of Captain Jobn McDonald's company of Bedford county militia in the year 1776, and lost in actual service, amounting to £4 0 0.

Of James Trimble, for drawing a deed from John Patton and wife to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, for a lot of ground containing four acres two quarters and thirty perches of land, whereon is erected a magazine for gun powder, amounting to £1 8 0; for which sum an order was drawn upon the Treasurer in his favor.

Of James McLene, Esquire, for a musquet taken by Colonel James Johnston for the use or militia of Cumberland county in 1776, amounting to £1 15 0.

Of David Semple, for superintending the building of the Fort at Hanna's Town in the year 1776, by order of Messieurs Cook, Pollock and Leckry, amounting to £22 0 0.

Of Henry Sheffer, for a gun lost in actual service at Fort Lee, in the year 1776; also, a shot pouch and powder horn valued at £3 5 0.

Of James Pearson, for sundry repairs done to the State House from December, 1785, until the year 1787, under a contract with Council dated the 15th day of December, 1785, upon which account there appears to be due to the said James Pearson a ballapce of £218 14 1.

Of Lieutenant Miller, for the pay of six men of his company in the sixth battalion of Berks county militia, wbile employed in guardiag the Convention prisoners of war at Reading in the year 1781, amounting to tbirty-three pounds pine sbillings and four pence.

Of Lieutenant Jacob Rherers, for the pay of bis company of the second battalion of Berks county militia, while çmployed in guard. ing the said prisoners of war at Reading in the year 1781, amounting to two hundred and sixty pounds sixteen shillings and sis pence.

Of George Kemp, for a ballance of thirty-three pounds fire shillings and ten pence, due upon his certificate for supplies furnished • for the use of the army in the year 1781.

Of Frederick Ryer, for a musquet taken by James Johoston, Lieutenant Colonel of Cumberland couöty militia, for the use of the said militia, amounting to one pound twelve shillings and six pence.

Of Nicholas Snell, for 18 days' pay as a Surgeon in Colonel Samuel Ely's battalion of Berks county militia, from the 1st to the 18th of October, 1781, while on a tour of duty to Newtown, in the county of Bucks, under General Lacy, amounting to twentyseven pounds:

Council took into consideration the case of Patrick Waugh, now under sentence of death in the jail of the city of Philadelphia før the murder of his wife ; and, on motion of Mr. Potts, seconded by Mr. Wilkins, it was

Resolved, That a further repreive be granted to the said Patrick Waugh until the first day of March next.

Upon the second reading of a petition from Doctor Andrew Ledlie, of the town of Easton, for remission of a fine of five pounds to which he was sentenced by the Court of General Quarter Sessions of the Peace of Northampton county, for an assault and battery upon a certain Henry Spering; and the petitioner being recommended to Couneil by four Justices of the Peace of the said eounty for the said remission, it was

Resolved, To remit the said fine of five pounds.

Upon the second reading of the return of the general election of Sheriffs and Coroners in the county of Mifflin,

Resolved, That George Wilson be appointed and commissionated Sheriff, and William Armstrong, Coroner, of the said county of Mifflin; it being represented to Council that Gcorge Wilson, Esquire, Sheriff, and William Armstrong, Coroner, of the county of Mifflin, are prevented from attending at Philadelphia, to enter into recogni.

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