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Legislature proceedings

353

26 Lehman, Dr. J. F. meteorological tables

79

186 Leiper Canal

64 96

122 Letters, William Penn and Tillotson

29

124

from Gen. Wayne 159 164 166 188 190

338

Stephen Moylan

160

258

Gov. Joseph Reed 160 164 166 190 204

305

209 218

318

Gen. St. Clair

160 206

126

Charles Stewart

160

Jacob Crane

165

144

Moses Jacques

166

302

Nathaniel Heard

ib.

185

John Sullivan

166 189

133

John Witherspoon

189

166

Joseph Gardner

ib,

384

Wm. Moore

206

192

Merchants of Philadelphia to do. in

338

England 1764

223

373

Lord Howe

287

258

Edward Livingston

315

11

a patriotic female of Philadelphia 375

273 Lewes, great snow at

23

Linn, Rev. John Blair, biog.

171 179

333 Literature, progress of in Pennsylvania 267 334

ib. Livingston, Edward letter on penitentiary 315

348 Logan, James notice of

268

Longevity, John Ange

48

287

John Strangeways Hutton

62

Mary Stoops

306

62

Elizabeth Litman

338

Catharine Boyd

ib.

177 Lumber, from different counties

320

178 Luzerne county, trade of

320

217

apples scarce in

338

31

large hog in

ib.

126 Lycoming county, fecundity of a snake 64

96

trade of

dag 320

rail road and coal company 192

129

M

273 McClure, David's survey of the Schuylkill

89

112 McIlvaine, Emerson's report on Delaware and

239

Schuylkill canal

142

320 Makin, Thomas notice of

268

166 Mammoth, grinder found in Butler county

142

386 Manayunk, manufactories at and statistics

14

317 Manufactures, duties paid U. States on

140

premiums awarded for

265

263

exhibition of at Washington, Pa. S28

ib. Manufactories of Manayunk

14

267

Pittsburg

273

Manual labor, education with

257
24 Marriage, singular

306
53 Markoe, Peter, ode on charity

289
86 Massachusetts, poor in
242 Mauch Chunk, Miner's account of

46 30

12 Mayor's court, number of bills at

176

176 Meade, Dr. Wm. analysis of Pittsburg spring 81

Meadville, thunder gust at

80

191

remiscences of

176

Mease, Dr. James's biog. of Robert Morris 234

192 Medical school of University

graduates from 1791 to 1803

112

students 1816 to 1828

ib.

200 Memorial against auctions,

30

242
of society of internal improvements

119

304

of councils, regulation of private streets

ib.
and alleys

186

305

against incorporation of city

327

of chamber of conimerce on ware-

houseing system

220

on building stores on Schuylkill wharves 361

319 Mentges, Col. anecdote of

290

32 Merchants of Philadelphia to English merchants 156 222
17 | Message of Gov. Mimin

72 103 245

242

Gov. Shulze

335

14

President Adams

338

48

87

Meteorological tables

79 162 Pennsylvania, tonnage, imports, exports, duties,
Mifflin, Gov. Thos. messages

72 103 145

drawbacks, and nett revenue
county, D. Reynolds appointed Judge 338

1789 to 1827

45
Mill Creek, account of

80
State of the finances in 1790

34
Mineral springs, Pittsburg, account of

81

sword presented to Capt. David Con-
Bedford

110
ner by the state

47
Bristol

113

steam boats, tonnage of employed
Mineralogical notices

singular trial of Bradford

55
of Philadelphia county

17 87
report on game laws

61
of Chester do.

84
on pauperism

49 65
of Lancaster do.

86

letter from council to Wm. Penn 68
of Bucks do.

petition from sundry chiefs to do, on
Moore, Wm. letter from

207
stealing Indians

71
Morgan, Dr. John biog. of

127

letter from Queen Mary to do. ib.
Morris, Capt. Samuel anecdote of

154
the second frame of government

113
Robert biog. of

234

memorial of society for internal im-
anecdotes of

250

provements-estimates of differ-
Mortality, in the alms-house

101

ent routes 1789 119
Mountains, height of at Wilkesbarre

128

report of committee on internal im.
Moyamensing, commissioner appointed to lay

provements 1791

128
out certain parts

273

line, revolt of 1781, documents re-
Moylan, Stephen, letter from

160

specting 136 158 188 204 218
N

table of internal duties paid by, to
Nash, General anecdote of

142
U. S. 1795 to 1816

141
Navigation of the Delaware, time of closing and

of manufactures

ib.
opening

23 379
Penn's charter of privileges

142
of Delaware, cost of improving 119

governor Mifflin's messages 72 103 145
Susquehanna
do do

ib.
climate of, Rush on

151 161
companies list of all the incorpo-

act of settlement made at Chester 156
rated. 1822

296
third frame of government

168
statistics of do.

300

laws for ratifying and confirming the
New Castle, &c. grant of to Duke of York

27

acts of assembly passed by Gov.
New Hampshire, number of poor

53

Markham 1697

170
New York,
do. do.

ib.

sketch of dispute between Lord Bal-
Northumberland county, trade of

320

timore and Penn and hostilities
0.

by Maryland, case stated 200 209
Ode at celebration of Penn Society, by Dr.

treaty at Conestogo for lands on the
Coates

270
Susquehannah,

203 209
on charity, by P. Markoe

289
report on education

207
Obio and Allegheny rivers considered by the In-

respecting lord Baltimore and
dians the same-aboriginal name

338

Penn's dispute

227

topography and diseases of western 265
Palatines, great numbers arrive-are required to

progress of literature in

267 334
swear allegiance to the king

203

early efforts respecting slavery in 268
Panther killed near Conestogo

23
election returns

224 242 271 306
Easton

386

lord Howe's operations on the Dela-
Patients in Pennsylvania Hospital, 1753 to 1828 95

ware

287
Patriotism, female

375

canals, roads, and bridges, report on
in the establishment of the first Bank in

1822

291
the U.S.

259

report on education in 1822 showing
Patterson, Professor R. M. dinner to

125

all the universities, colleges, aca-
Pauperism, annals of

49 85

demies, &c. in the state and
Penitentiary System, Livingston's letter on 314

schools for the poor 311
Penn Society, anniversary celebration

270
small notes, bill respecting

319
William, agreement with Queen Anne for the

message of president and council to
province

11

assembly detailing the facts re-
letters between, and Tillotson

28

specting expulsion of congress
councils, letter to

69
from Philadelphia

328
petition of Chiefs respecting stealing Indians, 71

Richard Townsend account of 1727 347
Queen Mary's letter to, on restoration of gor-

minutes of electoral college

359
ernment

ib.

report of canal commissioners 361
charter of privileges

142
proceedings of legislature

370
and lord Baltimore, disputes between 200 227

canal loar, bill

376
ode to memory of

289
reports on small notes

ib.
Pennsylvania, Penn receives money from an agree- Pennsylvania canal.

1 207 305 338 363
ment with Queen Ann,

11
report on N. W. section

1
returns of the quantity and value of

Waterford summit relative to
property in the several coun-

supply of water for

8
ties, 1814

progress of

207
west end of, advantages of

21
commissioners report

363
governors from 1682 to 1828

26
loan bill

377
votes for different

ib. Pennsylvania hospital, account of its origin, histo-
proportion of taxables who vote

ry, physicians, managers,
king Charles's grant of New Castle,

from 1753 to 1828 90 98
&c. to the Duke of York 27

Dr. Bond's introductory cli-
Andrew Bradford not to publish with-

nical lecture at

99
out consent of governors

32

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Peters, Richard (Judge) death of, and proceedings
of the bar

126
C. J. Ingersoll's sketch of

ib.
Samuel Breck's biographical address 250
Philadelphia-corner stone of tenth Presbyterian
church

16
minerals found near

18
meeting on sanctification of Sabbath 28
against auctions

30
two whales taken at

23
earthquakes at

24 26
lamps first lighted

24
commerce of, from 1789 to 1827 45
Schuylkill and Delaware canal esti-
mates

61
Dengue fever, at Lazaretto

63
sugar, molasses, and coffee, import-
ed into

64
number and expenses of the poor 54 67
proceedings in council 88 148 182 218

256 302 337 361
Survey of river Schuylkill

89
copy-right of map secured 89 149
proposal to purchase windmill island 89
improvement of Second street fish
market

ib.
regulation of Penn square

ib.
posts and rings along side of curb-
stones

ib.
account of the Pennsylvania Jospital 96
table of mortality in the almshouse 101
medical graduates and students 112
estimate of cost of navigation to

Presq, isle by Schuyłkill, Swa-
tara, &c. in 1789

122
improvement of the health of the
Neck by cultivation

135
sums distributed to fire companies 149
new digest of ordinances

ib.
Pine street wharf a steamboat landing ib.
sunken sloop

150
regulation of Broad and Market street ib.
menorial of fire association

ib.
address of n.erchants to merchants
in England

157
annals of,

173 190 199
address to Governor Hamilton 173
Governor Hamilton's reply

ib.
ordinances relating to wood collected 174
power to repair streets transferred ib.
cost of a beam and scales

ib.
rent of Schuylkill middle ferry ib.
overseers salary
treasurer's commissions reduced ib,
wooden stalls in market pulled down ib.
Jersey market built

ib.
Thomas Willing elected mayor

ib.
bridge in Dock and Front built ib.
address to John Penn and reply ib.
physicians of

175
Reminiscences of 175 261 286 325

346 365 366 375
number of bills at Mayor's court 176
imports at 1827

177
value of from each country. 178
map of Schuylkill, present of 182

Mr. Tanner tu use ib.
accident at State-house steeple ib.
Report and documents respecting

security of Fair Mount dam 183
memorial to Legislature on paving

and regulating private streets
and alleys

186
remarks on present mode of impro.
ving

187
steelyards in market prohibited and
scales adopted

190

Philadelphia walls of bridges at Dock and Front
rebuilt

190
John Lukens appointed a regulator ib.
fish market at Drawbridge built ib.
Thomas Lawrence elected mayor
Beadle to attend mayor

ib.
Thomas Penn releases property near
Drawbridge

ib.
disapprove of a change of government ib.
bridge at Falls of Schuylkill run--
loan for building

ib.
Potters-field leased

191
shad and herring to be sold at wharves ib
Alms-house lot mortgaged

ib.
damage on Schuylkill

ib.
treasurer to give bond

ib.
Isaac Jones elected mayor

ib.
rent of wbart at Drawbridge

ib.
dinner to General Gage
do. ratified by Recorder

ib.
answer to letter from Boston re-
specting luxuries

ib.
treasurer not allowed commissions
on money lent

199
Drawbridge repaired

ib.
pavement and gutters near State-house ib.
chains put across market street ib,
wharf at Drawbridge extended
Mayor elected in absence of record.

er, and qualified in absence of
governor

ib.
beadle's salary
rent of market stalls

ib.
proposal of assembly to make mid-
dle ferry a free ferry

ib.
hay scales proposed

ib.
stalls in market extended to Front st. ib.
exports to foreign countries 1819 to
1827

204
Chamber of Commerce, resolutions
on credits on duties

208
imports from foreign countries, 1822
to 1827

217
chårt of Schuylkill, price of

219
report on fire companies

ib
to prevent carriages passing over hose ib.
expenditure by city commissioners ib.
ordinance for protecting State-house

steeple
memorial of Chamber of Commerce
*on warehousing system

ib.
price of flour in, from 1784 to 1828 221
letter from the merchants and tra-

ders to merchants and manufac.

turers in England, 1764 222
election returns

224 241 305
officers of council elected

224
fire in Small street

ib.
real estate owned by the city 228
state house yard, report of J. Reed
respecting title to

229
north-east public square, report of

Alexander Wilcox on title 232
Geo. M. Dallas elected mayor 240
mayors and recorders from 1701 to
1828

ib.
proceedings respecting the stamp
act

244
standing and joint committees of
councils

256
resolutions respecting pavements
before individual property

257
L. R. Bailey elected printer

ib.
manual labour academy-constitution ib.
first bank in the United States 259
. FranklinInstitute-premiums awarded 265
American Philosophical Society 268

220

ib.

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367

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Statehouse fire bell, Key to

351
and location

311
Steamboats, Tonnage of in each state
48 Taxables and voters compared

27
Stewart Charles, letter from

160
in Armstrong county

338
Storms

23 24 80
in Philadelphia 1821 & 1828

352
Strickland William's calculations on the amount of Tea act, verses on

water to be taken from delaware river 323 proceedings respecting at Philadelphia 568
and Groves's opinion on security of Fair Theological seminary, western

273
Mount dam
185 Tillotson and Penn, letters between

28
Sullivan John, Letters from

166 188 Tinicum, Dr. Lehman's meterological tables on
Susquehannah navigation, estimate of cost 1789 119 Tioga county, trade of

320
River
estimate of grain which passed Toasts, at York July 4th 1788

136
in 1788

122 Topography and diseases of western Pennsylvania 265
width of at Wilksbarre

128 Townsend Richard's testimony respecting Penn
quantity of wheat which descended
sylvania 1727

347
in 1790

131 Travelling, expeditious between Philadelphia and
remarkable fresh in
154 New York

274
Lands, Treaty with Conestogo In. Trenton, battle of

154
dians
203 Trial, a singular

55
Trade of the
300 320 Tulpehocken, cost of clearing

124
grape account of the
318 Turnpike Co. Ridge accounts

48
T

roads, report on 1822of all incorporated 293
Table showing the quantity, quality, and price of

statistics of

298
land, and assessed value in the different

U.
counties 1814
12 Union Canal, Loan, rate of premium

16
showing the tonnage, imports, exports,

annual report

321
drawbacks, duties and nett revenue from

Canvass White's report

322
Philadelphia 1789 to 1827

County, trade of

321
showing sums raised for poor in England Unitarian church sale of pews

306
from 1680 to 1815—proportion of poor United States Bank, Triennial Report to Stock-
to population-expenditures for poor

holders

132
prices of wheat

51
the First Bank in the

259
of expense of poor in Scotland

52

subscribers to 260
New York

53 University of Pennsa.
New Hampshire ib.
medical students and graduates

112
Massaachusetts

ib.
address of Trustees

115
number of in Chester county

ib.

Dr. De Lancey's inaug. address 193
Bucks county

ib.
course of study in the

197
Lancaster do.

54
brief history of

197 269 307
and poor tax Philadelphia

ib.
Trustees and faculty

199
of poor rates levied do 1803 to 1824 ib. Votes for governors 1790 to 1826

27
taxes and county 1810 to 1820

ib.

W
price of wheat from 1812 to 1821
ib. Wayne, Gen. Anthony sketch of

108
imports of sugar molasses and coffee

64
Letters from

159 164 166 188 190
taxes 1781 to 1789
78 Weights of animals

301
meteorological
78 79 162 Whales. two taken before the city

23
of managers of Pennsylvania hospital 1753

at Cape May

24
to 1828

93 Wheat prices of in Eng. 1750 to 1821
of physicians do do

94

do Philad. 1812 to 1821
of poor and pay patients do do

95
Crop, State of

64
of diseases in do do

ib, quantity which descended the Susquehannah
of insane patients in do do

96
in 1790

131
of lying in do do 1803 to 1828
97 and flour prices and duty in Eng.

208
of out patients 1797 to 1817

ib, quantity furnished by different counties 320
of mortality in the alms house
101 Whiskey, quantity from different counties

320
of internal duties paid U. S.

141 White, Josiah opinion respecting Fair Mount dam 185
of imports at Philadelphia,

177
Canvass's do

do

186
value from each country 178

report to Union Canal Co. on sum-
of exports to foreign countries from Phila-

mit level

322
delphia 1819 to 1827

204

report on Del. and Raritan Canal 324
of imports from foreign countries 1822 to Wilcox, Alex. report on title to N.E. public square 232
1827
217 | Wilkesbarre, height of mountains at

128
price of flour in Philadelphia 1784 to 1829 221

width of river at

ib
of all the turnpike road companies author- Witherspoon John, letter from

188
ized by the legislature up to 1822 293 Woman, account of an horned
of the bridges do do

295 Wright Benj. opinion respecting Fair Mount dam 183
of the lock and canal navigation comp. do 296 Mrs. revolutionary anecdote of

239
of bridges, showing their length, width,

B. and C. report on Del. and Raritan Canal 324
height, materials, price of shares, indi. Wurtz John's report on education

313
vidual and state subscriptions, &c. 297

Y
of turnpike roads, showing their length, width York, Duke of, grant from King Charles

27
cost per mile, individ.and state subscription,

County, poor in

67
materials, &c.
298 hail storm in

144
of navigation companies, showing their ex-

Town of, toasts given July 1788

136
tent, cost, individ. and state subscrip- Yost, Philipine, death of, (numerous descendants) 338
tions, fall, price of shares, &c. 300

Z
of the academies incorporated by the state- Zeigler, Capt. anecdote of

239
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