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improvement of the soil which produced them; for we Unceremonious, communicative, friendly, we who find him zealously employed, in mending by crosses, have so often shared in the delight of his unequalled the breed of sheep and other animals. To him was con companionship, under this roof, and at the festive board, fided the care of the broad tail Barbary rams, procured when, at our annual dinners, he gradually rose in hilarity at Tanis, by General Eaton. The Judge placed them and noisy mirth, with the wine drinkers, by drinking himadvantageously, and pressed on the farmers, by repeated self, as he would playfully say, like a fish; accompanywritten exhortations, the propriety of using them. ing our libations of Madeira, with draughts of water; In order to appreciate properly the industry of this

we can testify to his wonderful flow of wit, jovialty, and gentleman. in treating on husbandry and matters auxi- for a long evening he talked with Auency mere pun,"

laughter-inspiring spirit. It was on those occasions, that liary to it, we must consult his voluminous communica. mere joke and frolick. He needed no artificial aid, Cions, published in the Memoirs of the Philadelphia where nature had been so liberal; and with his goblet of Agricultural Society. Take, for instance, the first volume. There, we find him discussing with his accus- water by his side, he kept pace in merriment with the toraed animation, and clear and elegant style, the follow- company he was exhilarating; and this too, when an ocing topics:

togenarian! Indeed, it was only with the lamp of life

that this love of jest became extinct. Yet, so well timed, On Hoven cattle.

in such good taste, was all this gaiety, that no want of On Peach trees.

dignity or decorum was ever known. It was a spontaOn Yellow water in horses.

neous effusion, so natural and so pleasing, that it made On Gypsum.

you love the man you already respected. On the thickness, cement, and materials of walls. As a husband--a parent-a neighbour-a sincere On Orchards.

Christian-there was, in reference to Judge Peters, but On Coarse flour.

one voice. Every one united in praising his domestic On Brown bread.

and religious virtues. On the force of habit, as it relates to esculents. Here i conclude, with many thanks for your indulOn new herbs & shrubs appearing after firing woods. gence, and the hope that a life so usefully spent, will On trench ploughing:

be contemplated by us, as eminently worthy of imitaOn Hemlock for live fences.

tion; if not in all its varieties, at least in such portions as Remarks on, and plan of, a stercorary.

we may be able to copy. On changes of timber and plants. On races of animals extinct.

PROCEEDINGS OF COUNCILS. These numerous articles, so various in their character,

Thursday evening, Oct. 18th, 1828. are, as I have said, contained in the first volume, and are all copiously and ably treated by him. The succeeding At a stated meeting held this evening, the following volumes are no less rich in original essays on the science committees were appointed. and art of agriculture, from the same prolific pen. Per

STANDING COMMITTEES. haps it is not estimating the quantity of his labour too high, if we place it at one fourth of each volume; the Watering Committee.--Hale, Williams, Garret, Toquality of these productions, must be valued according land, Burden, Cave, Coryell, Moss. to their wide circulation, and great popularity.

Ways and Means. — Thompson, Kittera, Miller, HertThis distinguished citizen, always active in promoting

zog, Walmsley, Horner. objects of public utility, founded our Society, and pre

Paving., Johnson, Baker, O'Neill, Maitland, Williams, sided over it from the day of its creation until his death. Garret, Worrel, Neff. You, gentlemen, will, one and all, I confidently assert,

Accounts.—Walmsley, Graff, Scott, Thompson, Read,

Richards. most readily and most gratefully bear witness to his conetant solicitude for the advancement of the objects of

Markets. -Bladen, Cook, Wainwright, Garret, Wil

liams, Neff. our association. How often has he pressed us to attend to them! His superior sagacity could discover a useful

Library.-Page, Snyder, Read, Toland. ness in labours, which we had not before thought impor; Richards, Neff.

Fire Companies.- Baker, Hertzog, Coryell, Read, lent. When, at length, we yielded to his wishes, and consented to register the occurrences on our farms, how

JOINT COMMITTEES. much information was elicited! The improvement de. Franklin Square.-Williams, Worrell, Wainwright, rived from this mutual examination, was acknowledged Cook. by us all. It is much to be regretted, that these busi- Washington and Rittenhouse.–Toland, Miller, Horness-like meetings have of late been few & far between. ner, Graff. But such as they were, and transient as they now are, I Logan and Penn.-Cave, Walmsley, Kittera, Richdare refer to the records for proof of their solid worth. ards. What, though they have been followed by occasional State House and Independence Square.—Burden, Page, listlessness, indifference, or non-attendance, that baffled Kittera, and Read. the later efforts of our good President; may we not re- Drawbridge Lot.-O'Neill, Scott, Thompson, Garmember that our early zeal, though short-lived, was sa- ret. lutary! Can we not revive it? Let us try, if it be only Lombard street Lots.-Johnson, Maitland, Miller, Worto show our love for the man who first inspired it. Our rell. opinions on rural matters; our knowledge of agricultu- Chesnut & Mulberry street Wharves.-Oldenburgh, ral facts, then so freely communicated, stand on record; Bladen, Toland, Richards. we then possessed the attributes, as well as the name, of Will: Legacy.--Read, Thompson, Walmsley, Moss. an Agricultural Society. Those communications, evin

Messrs. O'Neill, Johnson, Thompson, and Neff, were ced by their variety, their practical meaning, their good appointed a committe to superintend the repairs of the sense, and not unfrequently, their novelty; the rich fund state House. of information among us in the concerns of husbandry, A petition from the constables of the city praying for and show how profitably it may be again employed. - remuneration of expenses incurred by them in the Ward We have but to will it, in order to restore it to its for Elections, was referred to Messrs. Kittera, Worrel,Page, mer usefulness.

and Bladen. Having endeavoured to portray Mr. Peters as a pa- Messrs. Maitland and Thompson were appointed triot, a legislator, a jurist, and a farmer, it remains to committee to superintend the repairs making to the South speak of him as a man in social life.

second street Market houses,

Mr. Johnson submitted the following resolution.

EDUCATION WITH MANUAL LABOR. Resolved, by the Select and Common Council that a

An association has been formed in this city for the Joint Committee of four members from each council bo appointed to inquire if any and what alterations are ne- purpose of establishing a school in which manual labor cessary to be made in the several ordinances and sup- is to be connected with the elements of a liberal educaplements to ordinances providing for the appointment tion. We subjoin the articles of association adopted at of city commissioners, and prescribing their duties: and that the said committee have leave to report by bill or

a láte meeting, and a letter from Rev. Dr. Alexander otherwise.

containing his views of the importance of such an estabMr. Johnson said that he brought forward this resolu- lishment. A committee has been appointed to examine tion in justice to himself and the other members of the and report suitable places of location for the School. late councils. As long back as 1802, an ordinance was passed prohibiting the city commissioners in the most

ARTICLES OF AssociaTION, positive terms from being concerned cither directly or indirectly in contracts for the execution of public work. For the purpose of establishing near the city of (here Mr. J. read an extract from the ordinance.) It is

Philadelphia, a School in which manual labour well known that reputed abuses by the city commission

is to be connected with the elements of liberal edu

cation, ers, had considerable bearing on the late election, and our constituents, said Mr. J., call on us to probe the mat- Art. 1. 'The stock of this association shall be diter to bottom. He could not think it possible there bad vided into shares of $20 each, payable, if only one been abuses to the extent reported, but he believed great share be subscribed, at the time of subscribing, amendments might be made in the system. None but more than one, the half payable as before and the men of integrity and capacity should be appointed city other at the end of twelve months. commissioners, and as the character of such citizens is

2. The primary object of the school shall be to valuable to the community, they ought to be protected. furnish instruction to young men whose ultimate

The resolution was adopted, and Messrs. Johnson, aim is the ministry of the gospel, whilst others of Oldenburg, Maitland, Page, Thompson, Kittera, Garret, respectable talents and good moral character may and Richards, appointed the committee.

be admitted, as far as may be deemed consistent Mr. Johnson submitted the following:Whereas a number of the owners of property fronting

with the main object, on certain streets, recently paved, have not complied

3. Every pupil shall be required to employ, in with the existing ordinances in relation to the paving of agriculture, horticulture or mechanicks not less than the footways.

three nor more than four hours each day, on an ayAnd whereas it is deemed necessary for the comfort erage. The avails of his labour shall be applied to and convenience of the citizens generally, that said foot- the payment of his board and of the other expenses

of the school. ways should be paved.

4. The truths of divine revelation and practical Therefore, Resolved, that the city commissioners be, religion as well as the rudiments of the arts and and they are hereby directed, forthwith to give due no- sciences shall be diligently & prudently inculcated. tice to such owners of property and to cause all such footways to be paved agreeably to the ordinances now committed to a Board of fifteen 'Trustees to be elect

5. The further details of the institution shall be in full force on that subject.

ed by the stockholders annually and who shall reMr. Baker doubted the expediency of adopting this resolution, as there was at this moment

a great scarcity port their transactions at each annual meeting of of paving brick, and giving the commissioners this pow

6. The first meeting of the stockholders shall be er might subject many citizens to inconveniences.

called at such time and place as shall be designated Mr. Johnson replied that the resolution gave the com- by a committee appointed for that purpose. missioners no new power. It was an act of assembly

7. Subscribers may transfer their shares at pleaswhich prescribed that the pavements should be made. On a future occasion, he would, perhaps, be under the ure; but not without the consent of two thirds of

the stockholders, present at an annual meeting. necessity of bringing before councils, the names of cer

8. Each share shall entitle the holder to & vote lain men who held large estates acquired by inheritance, in all the transactions of the asscciation. and who, he thought, evaded the law, by means of deeds given to persons long since dead. Many large property

Dr. Alexander's Letter. holders importuned councils, to pave the streets in front

Princeton October 11, 1828. of their property. By paving the carriage way, the value of their property was increased in some instances as Rev. and Dear Sir, much (we understood Mr. J. to say) as twenty five per Understanding that you wish to have some excent, but they evaded the law, by only setting the curb. pression of opinion from me, relative to the expestones: and the poor man who complied with the law diency of establishing schools or academies, in in making a foot pavement in front of his own house, which manual labor shall be made an essential part could not pass in front of the adjoining lot without being of the system of exercise and discipline, I take up to his ears in mud. The late councils had petitioned pleasure in saying, that such institutions appear to the legislature on the subject, but the operation of the me, to be calculated to promote the cause of literaact had not been precisely such as was desired. for passing the resolution, if the object was provided for all pretensions to new and easy methods of acquiMr. Bladen inquired what necessity there could be ture, in no small degree.

The public mind is, perhaps, prejudiced against by the act of assembly. The President replied that it was customary to pass this scheme without an impartial consideration,

ring learning; and many may be disposed to reject resolutions directing the city commissioners to

carry into effect the acts of assembly.

because it is new. But it ought to be remembered The resolution was adopted.

that according to this plan, no innovation, whatOn motion of Mr. Walmsley, a committee of two was ever, upon the common course of classical education appointed to examine the minutes of the late council, is contemplated. The only novelty in the instituand report on its unfinished business.

tion is, that agricultural or mechanical labor is made Lydia R. Bailey was re-elected printer to the common the duty of every pupil, for a few hours in each day. council.-Phil. Guz.

And this is only a provision for carrying into effect what all acknowledge to be vitally important in se- new varieties from seed and I have not the least doubt but minaries of learning, namely, that the body should what I shall soon have seedling vines surpassing the most be exercised, every day, as well as the mind. The delicious foreign grapes; I have now one or two varieties importance of a good system of exercise for stu- from seed which in my opinion, as table grapes, rival dents, has been so deeply felt of late years, that an many foreigners, and as to their quality of withstanding artificial system of gymnastic exercises has been in- uninjured our winter frosts and summer heats, they have troduced into many institutions of learning, and has no equal from France or Germany. As the cultivation been productive of excellent effects on the health of of the vine is beginning to attract considerable attention students. But why resort to Jaborious exercises I will contribute a few observations on the subject which which require considerable expense and are pro- lief (though contrary to the general opinion) is that the

I hope may not prove altogether unacceptable. My beductive of no profit, when the same labor or exercise may be so directed as to accomplish several foreign grapes are mostly injured by the great heat in important ends, besides the promotion of health? ing during the continuance of cold weather, but for the

summer: from the cold we can protect them by coverIf two, three or four hours ought to be spent in heat we have no remedy, unless, probably, by planting healthful exercise, why not employ those hours, them on a north or western exposure, though I know daily, in the pleasant occupations of horticulture, not of the experiment having been tried, but from obagriculture, or mechanics? In those occupations, serving in what way nature has planted them I believe there is much less danger of hurtful accidents than it would succeed. All the foreign grapes that I have in gymnastic or in the common sports of boys. And had an opportunity of examining, on east and south erit can be no matter of doubt to any one, that the la- posures, are annually destroyed by mildew which I bebors of the field and of the garden are as salubrious liere is occasioned by the sun shining on them whilst as any other mode of exercise. And certainly, if they are wet from dew, whereas on a north or west situonly so much of the students' time be appropriated ation they are seldom, if ever, affected by it. From all to these labours, as bodily health requires, they the observations I have been able to make on uncultivacannot be considered as interfering with their liter- ted nature, I have never yet seen a wild vine fully expoary'progress. They will, in fact, make much bet sed to the influence of a meridian sun, on an elevated ter progress than if they should attempt to devote southern exposure, but what had its fruit annually dried the whole of their time to study. Besides, the and burnt up before it came to maturity, while those knowledge of the operations of agriculture and the vines that are fruitful are usually in low wet places, or on mechanic arts which would necessarily be acqui- the north or west sides of hills sheltered from the scorchred in such a course, would be no contemptible part ing rays of the sun by the shade of trees, or their own of a good education. There are few men, residing close and thick foliage. Now, to arrive at perfection in in the country, who do not need practical knowl- almost any pursuit, it is generally agreed, to copy after edge of the method of cultivating a farm and a gar- directly opposite course in the cultivation of the vine?

nature is our surest guide; why then, do we pursue si den. And as it is desirable to have educated enlightened farmers, who may be competent to act as

COINCIDENCES. magistrates, legislators, or arbitrators, the plan of uniting a knowledge of farming with a liberal edu- The new Constitution of the United tation, is better adapted to the mass of the Amer- States, was made and proposed by 12 states. ican population, than any other.

Ratified in Pennsylvania by delegates But that which chiefly recommends this kind of

from

12 counties. seminary is, that under good management, it will

Proclaimed at Philadelphia at

12 o'clock render education so cheap, that every independent

on the

12th day farmer will easily have it in his power to give his

of the

12th month.

in the sons a liberal education. By experiment it has been

12th year ascertained, that an amount of labor not more than

of American independence. Amer. Museum is necessary for wholesome exercise, wil be sufficient to pay for the boarding of a pupil who is over

MISCELLANEOUS. 15 years of age. This scheme will also obviate the objection which many worthy people make to send- ing been sworn in on Monday morning, October 27;

Circuit Court, U. S.-Joseph Hopkinson, Esq. hav ing their sons to classical schools; namely, that they by Judge Washington, took his seat on the bench of the are thereby rendered idle and become ever after- Circuit Court of the United States for the eastern district wards averse to labor. And such a course of life of Pennsylvania, as associate judge of said court, in as unites attention to agriculture with learning is room of Richard Peters, Esq. deceased. After the oath obviously more favourable to sound moral habits, of office was administered, Mr. Rawle, as senior memthan the situation in which young men are com- ber of the bar, rose and expressed the gratification of monly placed at our academies and colleges. Thus, himself and his professional brethren at the appointment, sir, I have briefly stated the reasons which induce and their confidence in the abilities and integrity of the me to be a warm friend to such an institution as you gentleman selected for this important station. To this have been endeavouring to establish; and to show address Judge Hopkinson returned an impressive and that these thoughts are not mere theory, I would appropriate reply. state, that it is my purpose, as soon as I find such an institution founded in a convenient situation, to New Post Office. --The post office at Berrysburg, Dau. send one of my own sons, in preference to sending phin county, has been re-established, and Jacob Bowman him to any other school.

Esq. appointed postmaster.

A. ALEXANDER. To the Rev, J. Monteith.

Printed every Saturday morning by William F. Ged

des, No. 59 Locust street, Philadelphia; where, and at CULTURE OF THE GRAPE, &c.

the Editor's residence, in North 12th st. 3d door south

of Cherry sf. subscriptions will be thankfully received. Extract to the Editor of the American Farmer, doted Price five dollars per annum payable in six months after

COLUMBIA, (Pa.) Oct. 13th, 1828. the commencement of publication--and annually, thereI am endeavouring to concentrate all the choice varie - after, by subscribers resident in or near the city, or where ties of grape vines, both native and foreign, and raising there is an agent. Other subscribers pay in advance.

THE

DEVOTED TO THE PRESERVATION OF EVERY KIND OF USEFUL INFORMATION RESPECTING THE STATE.

EDITED BY SAMUEL HAZARD.

VOL. II.-NO. 17.

PHILADELPHIA, NOV. 8, 1828.

NO. 45.

IN TUR ESTABLISHMENT OF THE

PATRIOTISM EXEMPLIFIED

These draughts will require an immediate supply; and

therefore it is necessary, that the subscribers to the GeFIRST BANK IN THE UNITED STATES.

neral Loan, pay ten per ct. on their subscriptions, within

eight days after the date thereof. This will create a The Plan of the Bank of Pennsylvania, established for of the

Directors in paying, and of the Factor in his con

fund to begin with. It must be the constant aim both supplying the army of the United States, with provisions for two months.

tracts, to pass as many notes in payment as possible, un

til Congress can reimburse the Bank: And when that A number of Gentlemen are to give their bonds to the shall happen, the notes that shall be out, shall be called Directors of the Bank, in such sums as each shall think in, and paid off; the entire accounts shall be made up proper; binding himself for the payment thereof, if it and settled with Congress, and the bonds of the Sureshall become necessary in order to fulfil the engagements ties shall be delivered up or cancelled. and discharge the notes or contracts of the Bank. The Directors shall execute instruments of writing;

These securities shall be extended to the sum of three binding their whole estates for the faithful performance hundred thousand Pounds, Pennsylvania Currency in of their duties; which instruments, and the bonds of the Specie, at the rate of seven shillings and six-pénce for a Sureties, shall be recorded in the Recorder's office, for Spanish Dollar.

the county of Philadelphia, and shall be deposited in Two Directors shall be chosen by the sureties, to con- the hands of the Board of Inspectors herein after menduct the business of the Bank, with such Assistants or tioned. Clerks, as upon experience may be found necessary.-- The Board of Inspectors shall consist of five persons, The directors shall provide a proper place for their count to be chosen by the sureties. This board shall hold ing-house, books, notes, stationary, &c. They are to the bonds of the Sureties safely in their possession, until keep full and fair accounts of all their transactions; cre- the business be finished and settled; or in case of dediting every person's account for money received from fault, until suits shall be brought and recovery had there. him; and charging each proper account for the monies upon. paid. They are authorized to borrow Money on the The Board of Inspectors, or any three of them, shall Credit of the Bank, for six months or any sborter pe- have free access at all seasonable hours, to the books riod; and to grant special notes bearing interest at the and papers of the Bank, and of the Factor, or persons rate of six per cent. per annum to the lenders for the employed under him or them. They may enquire into sum borrowed. They are to keep a fair and regular cash the manner of managing the business; may give their account, which must be settled every night; and one or advice and opinion whenever they please; and if they both must count the balance, and see that it is in their think it necessary or proper, may call a general meeting chest. They must keep an exact register of all the of the Sureties, in order to lay the proceedings before notes they issue, so as to ascertain every night the de- them, to ask their advice, or to propose new regulations, mands to come against them the next day. They are a change of officers, or any other matter or thing they to receive from Congress, such sums as they may from shall judge fit. time to time, allot for the reimbursement of the Bank. The Factor is authorized to have a convenient store But when this source and sums occasionally borrowed for his business, and to employ such Agents, Clerks and on interest as aforesaid, do not afford a sufficient supply, Assistants as, by experience, may be found necessary: the Directors are authorised to demand and receive from He shall proceed, with all possible dispatch, to purchase, every subscriber of A GENERAL LOAN TO THE BANK, on the most reasonable terms, flour, beef and pork of such part of his subscription as may be necessary to sound good quality; and in such quantities of each artimake exact payment: Granting to each of the said sub-cle as may be regulated by the Board of War, until he cribers a note, bearing interest as aforesaid, for the sum procure in the whole three millions of rations, or as received from him.

much thereof as he can, and three hundred hogsheads All monies borrowed and received from Congress, by of rum. He shall as expeditiously as possible, send the the Directors, shall be applied to the sole purposes of articles above mentioned, in sufficient quantities to make purchasing provisions and rum for the use of the Conti- a load, to Trenton, to the care and direction of nental army; of transporting them to camp to be deli- who shall receive and forward the same to camp, and vered to the order of his Excellency the Commander there deliver them to the order of the Commander-inin Chief or of the Board of War; and of discharging Chief, or of the Board of War: The Factor supplying their notes and the expense of conducting the business. them with money or notes to pay the charges arising or And no part of the said monies, or of the notes to be such receipt or transportation. issued by the said Directors, shall by them, or any per- The Factor is authorised to draw on the Directors for son acting for or on behalf of the Bank, be applied to specie, Pennsylvania State Money or Continental Money, any other use or itses, purpose or purposes whatsoever. as occasion may require: He and they always taking care Neither shall they borrow more money, or issue more to understand their ability to honor such draughts. notes than shall be found absolutely necessary for the He shall provide his store with rum, sugar, coffee, aforesaid purposes.

salt and other goods at the cheapest wholesale prices, The Sureties for the Bank, shall chuse a Factor, who to be sold at the same prices to those who supply him shall have the entire management of the purchases; and with provisions; that he may gain a preference of what on whose order the Directors are to pay, in money or comes to market. It may be useful in his respect to notes, such sums, from time to time ; as he may draw make it known throughout the country, that he is ena. for.

bled to make such payments as above described. VOL. II.

The Factor shall give security to the Board of Inspec- John Dunlap tors in the sum of ten thousand pounds, Pennsylvania James Budden currency in specie, for the faithful discharge of his du- Cadwallader Morris ty. He shall keep fair accounts of all his transactions, Robert Bass and copies of all his letters; and shall settle with the Di- Owen Biddle rectors as often as they or the Board of Inspectors shall John Gibson think fit.

Michael Hillegas The Directors, Factor,* and all persons employed un- Charles Pettit der them shall be paid reasonable compensations for John Mitchell their time and trouble. But as this association is found Matthew Irwin ed in the present public necessities, with intention to Thomas Irwin relieve them, as far as its object extends; none of the John Philip De Hass sureties, subscribers to the general loan, Inspectors, the Philip Moore gentlemen that shall receive the goods at Trenton, and Robert Knox forward them thence, or other gentlemen that may give Joseph Bullock occasional assistance, mean to derive the least pecuniary

John Nixon advantage to themselves or families from this exertion. Francis Gurney Yet, as it is hoped and expected that the United States George Campbell will draw the most essential benefits from it, it is just William Lewis that Congress should pledge the faith of the United John Mease States, to reimburse the whole cost and charges of this John Wharton transaction in reasonable time, to give such assistance in Benjamin Rush the execution as may be in their power, and such secu- T. Lawrence rity as the Board of Inspectors may stipulate with them, Joseph Blewer (which the said Board are authorized to do) for the in- John Pringle demnification of the sureties of the bank, and the sub- Bunner, Murray, and Comp. scribers to the general loan.

Joseph Carson

Matthew Clarkson
The Inspectors of Bank are,

William Hall Robert Morris, J. M. Nesbitt, Blair M'Clenachan, Sa- John Patton muel Miles, Cadwallader Morris.

Thomas Leiper Directors. John Nixon, George Clymer.

Robert Bridges Factor. Tench Francis.

B. Fuller The execution of the plan is in great forwardness.

B. Randolph

Abraham Bickley WHEREAS in the present situation of public affairs George Meade, and co. in the United States, the greatest and most vigorous ex- John Benezet ertions are required, for the successful management of John Donaldson the just and necessary war, in which they are engaged Henry Hill with Great Britain: We the Subscribers, deeply impress- John Morgan ed with the sentiments that on such an occasion should John Steinmetz govern us, in the prosecution of a war, on the event of Samuel Miles which, our own freedom and that of our posterity, and Samuel Mifflin the freedom and independence of the United States are Thomas Miffin all involved, hereby severally pledge our property and Andrew Hodge eredit for the several sums specifted and mentioned after Thomas Willing our names, in order to support the credit of a Bank to Samuel Powel be established for furnishing a supply of provisions for Charles Thomson the armies of the United States: And we do hereby se Henry Keppele verally promise and engage to execute to the Directors Francis c. Hassenclever of the said Bank, bonds of the form hereunto annexed. Isaac Melcher

Witness our hands this 17th day of June, in the year Isaac Moses of our Lord, 1780.

John Schaffer Pennsylvania Currency, payable Alexander Tod in Gold or Silver.

John Purviance Joseph Reed

£2000 Kean and Nichols Robert Morris

10,000 John Wilcox Blair M'Clenachan

10,000 Samuel Inglis James Wilson

5000 Jonathan Penrose George Clymer

5000 Nathaniel Falconer William Bingham

5000 James Caldwell J. M. Nesbitt and co.

5000 Samuel Caldwell Richard Peters

5000 Samuel Penrose Samuel Meredith

5000 William Turnbull James Mease

5000 John Shee Thomas Barclay

5000 Benjamin Davis, Jan. Samuel Morris, jun.

5000 Sharp Delany John Cox

5000 Samuel Morris Robert L. Hooper, jun.

5000 Andrew Doz Hugh Shiell

5000 Gerardus Clarkson Benjamin G. Eyre

4000 Peter Whiteside William Coats

4000 | Andrew Robeson Emanuel Eyre

5000 Abraham Shoemaker

Tench Francis * Neither the Directors nor Factor now chosen by the subscribers, are to have any compensation made them for their services.

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