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OF THE

PROVINCIAL COUNCIL

OF

PENNSYLVANIA,

FROM THE ORGANIZATION TO THE TERMINATION

OF THE PROPRIETARY GOVERNMENT.

UBLISHED BY THE STATE.

VOL. IX.

CONTAINING THE PROCEEDINGS OF COUNCIL FROM OCTOBER 15TH,

1762, to 17TH OF OCTOBER, 1771, BOTH DAYS INCLUDED.

HARRISBURG:
DRINTED BY THEO. FENN & CO.

1852.

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CONTENTS.

Acts to enable owners of Marsh meadow to embank, 3, 12, 138,

245; for regulating of apprentices, 18; to erect a Court House at

Easton, 17, 23, 325; to remove nuisances in the city of Philadel.

phia, 22; concerning cattle trespassing, 23; to erect a light house

near Cape Henlopen, 198, 295; to pave the streets of Philadel-

phia, 57, 243, 247, 296; prohibiting the selling powder to the

Indians, 63; to grant His Majesty £24,000 for the defence of

the Province, 63, 197, 198; to grant £55,000, 325; touching

taking lands into execution for debt, 147, 148, 160; for regu.

lating the militia, 151; for the better settling of estates, 153,

161; to pay £10,947 sterling to several colonies in America, 160,

177; for suppressing idleness, drunkenness, and debaucheries,

&c., 166, 169; to appoint new Trustees for the several Loan

Offices, 168; to regulate the hire of carriages employed in His

Majesty's service, 184; to raise by lottery money to finish several

churches, 243, 294,326,360,369, 390, 392,567,576,579,580; to

prohibit the importation of Germans in too great numbers, 248;

to enable the people of Lancaster to raise a night-watch, 285,

296; for the relief and support of the poor in Philadelphia, 293;

duty on imported negroes, 446, 472; to organize a company to
insure houses, 447; forming a society for the relief of poor,

superanuated shipmasters, 566,576.
Address from the Assembly to Gov. Penn, 97, 167; from the

Council to the King, 315; from the Conestogo Indians to Penn,

88; from the frontier settlers to the Assembly, 138.
Amherst, Gen., letters from, to Gov. Hamilton, 34, 35, 62, 77.
Advertisement issued from certain rioters in Peters township, Cum-

berland county, 271.

Annual charge to support the government of Pennsylvania, 381.

Armstrong, John, letters from, to Gov. Penn, 444, 448, 461, 484;

he is charged with having opposed the apprehension of F. Stump,

, 495, 510, 511, 512.

Allen, John, appointed to hold a conference with the Indians at

Fort Pitt, 493.

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