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Alison, Dr. Francis, biographical notice of 304
Allegheny College, statistics of 293
River, first steamboat ascends 160
Town, present state of 335
First settlers west of mountain 416
Almonds, soft shelled, raised at Chambersburg 287
Andross E. letter from 93
Anecdotes of Anthony Benezet 250
historical, of Mr. Harris 255
Anthracite Region of Pennsylvania, account of 310
Antiquity, Indian at Wilkesbarre 96
Apprentices Library, respecting 256

Armstrong, col. John, defeats Indians at Kittanning 366
correspondence with corporation respecting
sword presented to ib

Apple trees, natives of Pennsylvania 13
Athenæum, Philadelphia, report of 255
West Chester, account of 285
Attorney General, appointments by 432
Auburn, state prison at 230 275
Auction duties 38 223 425
commissions 38
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Baldwin, Dr. William, Biograph. notice of 304
Baltimore, Lord, and Penn's boundaries 269 273
Bank note, small, returned to bank N. America 272
Banks, dividends of 304
state of sundry 188 239
tax On 39
Baptist church, case of the first 75
Bark, inspected at Philadelphia 182
Barker, James N. oration before Penn society 179
Barney, captain, takes the General Monk 393
Bellfonte, forges at 20
remarkable season at 79 128
Benezet, Anthony, anecdotes of 250
Bibles, number distributed in Philadelphia 210
Binns John, trial of as U. S. printer 267
Biographical notice of Judge Duncan 77
Edward Drinker 251

Arents Klincken 281

Anthony Klincken ib.

Dr. Witt ib

Jno. Kelpius ib.

Humphrey Marshall 302

Dr. William Baldwin ib

Dr. Francis Allison ib

Lindlay Murray 377

George Warner 383

Uriah Springer 416
Blankets, on manufacture of 149 158
Bones, Human, found near Sunbury 97
fossil, found in Lancaster county 98
large, found at Tioga, 432
Boston, Flour imported from the Delaware at 45
Braddock’s field, account of 49
Brandywine, Indian grievances at 114
Bray, Dr. schools established by 428

Breakwater, respecting Delaware 49 63 64 70 115 251

Bridge, Lehigh chain, burned 240
Bridges, Smith's account of 408
Buck’s County, large product of clover seed 240
Butter, inspected at Philadelphia 182
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Cabinet of Natural Science of Chester county 302
Canals, Chesapeake and Delaware 223 287.391 414
Union,; ::: ... . . . . 7.9.79 208 223 409
Delawark and Hūdson. ... : "...:::: 292 414
Juniata • * *- : . . . .:::: 128
Lackawaxers. - 414
Lehigh : : 92 413

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Schuylkill 8 412 432
G. W. Smith's notes on 404 423
Carbon, Mount, account of coal works at 813
Carre, Sir Robert’s commission 37
Carroll, Govr's, correspondence with Genl. 30
Cave, Laurel Hill, account of 112
Durham, do. 132
Census of Erie county 154
Mauch Chunk 239
Crawford county 447
Manayunk 159
Philadelphia, 1777 127
Centre county, mills, forges, &c. 20 97
wood screws made in 168
Charter of Pennsylvania 293
of Philadelphia 440
Chambersburg, Pa.. curious fact near 93
Almonds raised at 287
Chester co. Athenaeum 285
Cabinet of Natural Sciences 302
Description of 364
Pluviometrical observations in 447
Chesapeake and Delaware canal, sloops sail up 223 287
report 391
account of 414
China, trade, commencement of, in U. States 284
first vessel sails from Philadelphia for ib.
Christ church steeple, cost of 109
Clinton, De Witt, on coal trade 31
Clover seed, large crop of 240
Coal, Anthracite Region, account of 310
works at Mount Carbon 313
at Mauch Chunk 311 414
beds at Tioga, account of 143
trade 9 31 90 116 251
tables of the value of the 251
Coasting trade of Delaware river, value of 73
Columbia Rail Road, Wilson's Report on 98.
Colleges of Pennsylvania, statistics of the 293
Commerce, chamber of, memorial 64
of Pittsburg - 447
. Constitution of Pennsylvania Society for promoting
public schools
Convicts, expense of conveying 60
. . Copper, export of 28
. Corn Meal, inspected at Philadelphia 182

Councils, proceedings of respecting state house
steeple 152

Cotton Yarn, cost of 168
difference of price in Eng, and U. States #68
do. Expense do. ib.
do. do. of printing do. ib.
why lower now ib.
bagging, cost of &c.—duty on ib.
sail cloth 170
goods sent from Liverpool to Philadelphis 240
factories, account of 167
Crawford county, taxables in 447
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Darrach, Lydia, informs of General Howe's plans to
American army
Darlington, Dr. Wm. pluviometrical observations 447
Deaf and Dumb Asylum Report 367
Deaths in Philadelphia, 1827 94.
Delaware county, statistics of 238 349
and Hudson canal 74 272 414

river, early settlements on 2 3 17 36 179
table of rapids and falls in 57
vessels shipwrecked in
coasting trade, value of

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Pelaware river, value of vessels and cargoes on 116 quadrant 193
revenue derived from ib. Government of the state, expenses of 58
Breakwater 49 64 70 115 251 Graff, Frederick, compliment to 9
soundings of 127 258 Grain, quantity measured at Philadelphia 45
time of shad in 160 do. imported in 1793 112
trade and canal 184 208 Grandom, John, legacies by 176
changes in 257 Greeks, collections for the 240
depth of at wharves 258 Greensburg, flood at 48
width of 286
- - - tide in . 379 || Harmony settlement, report respecting 14
Pickinson college, statistics of 293 -Harris, John, anecdote of 255
Dividends of banks, &c. 27 304 || Harrisburg, Shad taken near 208
Drinker, Edward, memoir of 251 weather at 240
Bogs, decision respecting keeping furious 221 | Health, Board of 176
Duncan, Judge, memoir of 77 accounts of 192
Durham Cave, account of 132 Hemp, manufactures of 169
Dutch and Swedes, agreement with Sir R. Carre 37 and Flax in sail duck • 170
Duties on dealers in foreign merchandize 30 | Henlopen, Cape, Light House, cost of 198
Hudson and Delaware canal 292 414
Early settlers, deaths of, 63 291 Hughs, Geo. W. account of Tioga Coal Beds 143
Earthquake at Pittsburg, &c. 192 || Huntingdon county, statistics of 41
Ebeling, professor' History of Pennsylvania, 340 353 weather in 272
- 369 385 401 I &
Education, expended for by state 58 |Indians, to have rum on conditions 16
report to legislature on 77 • antiquity at Wilkesbarre 96
do. on state of 298 councils with, 1710 189
Elections in Philadelphia 304 defeat of at Kittanning 367
Emlen, Dr. S. on Yellow Fever 317 Penn’s letter to the 377
Emigrants, advice to .25 Society 25 speech 287 445
Erie county, census of 154 treaty 444
Escheats account of 40 and speaker of assembly—dialogue 114
Expenditures of Pennsylvania 59 letter of Soc. Free traders to 394
Exports, value of from United States 374 |Inheritances, collateral—am’t. rec'd, for 41
F Insolvent court—applicants at 223
February, Meteorological Tables of, for 22 years 336 curious case of an 223
Federal procession, 1788, account of 417 | Inspections of flour, &c. for 7 years 182
Fees, illegal, decision respecting 373 |Intemperance, sermons on to be preached 16
Finances, tables of 10 39 58 || Interest, paid on loans by state 60
- report on 151 Internal improvements 7 8 21 32.79 92.98 128 135
Fossil Bones in Lancaster county 98 208 223 240 277 287 292 388
Flax, proper time for pullin 170 391 404 408 414 426 432
and Hemp, difference in sail duck ib. amount expended for in the
demand for ib. - State 58 405
largest raised in South Carolina ib. report of committee on 88
Flour inspected at Philadelphia 45 182 334 |Iron, forges in Venango co. 16
do. exported, 1800 to 1827 334 pipes for Penn. Canal, estimated cost of 166
Forges and Furnaces in Venango county 16 manufacture of 168
Huntingdon do. 42 149 quantity manufactured ib.
Centre do. 97 expenses of making ib.
- - York do. 221 uantity of pig to bar ib.
Franklin Institute, report of commit. of instruction 174 . of ore to a ton of pigs ib.
Free Society of Traders, constitution 394 product of a fire 168
minutes of ib. market and prices ib.
- letter to Emp'r of Canada ib. ore, supply of ib.
Freshet in Schuylkill, 1737 127 manufacture of wood screws of ib.
Frog, a living found in the heart of a tree 93 duty on ib.
January, meteorol. table of for 22 years 131
Cermantown, Notes on 280 Jefferson college, statistics of 293
early settlement of ib. Jones, Jona. (death of) 63
old stile of building ib. Juniata canal 128
early settlers, notice of 281 -
first mill at ib. Kittanning, first steamboat arrives at 160
first paper mill ib. favorable for manufactures 253
market and prison ib. defeat of Indians at 367
first stage to Philadelphia ib. Klincken, Arents, notice of 281
courts ib. Anthony do ib,
bank ib. Kelpius, John (the hermit) notice of ib.
academy ib.
superstition at 282 | Lackawaxen Canal and Rail Road 414
places of worship 335 ib. Lancaster, Rain at in 1809-10 130
hermits at ib. do 1812 to *19 176
reminiscences 289 turnpike, account of 407
first coach at 290 co. fossil bones found in 98
newspapers 291 || Land office, report of business in 31
battle of 49 291 receipts and fees of 38
error respecting corrected 335|Lard inspected at Philadelphia 182
Godfrey, Thomas, account of his invention of the Laurel Hill cave, description of 112

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