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REGISTER OF PENNSYLVANIA.

DEVOTED TO THE

PRESERVATION OF FACTS AND DOCUMENTS,

AND EVERY KIND OF

USEFUL INFORMATION

RESPECTING THE STATE OF PENNSYLVANIA.

EDITED BY SAMUEL HAZARD.

VOL. X.-JULY 1832 TO JANUARY 1833.

Philadelphia:

PRINTED BY WM. F. GEDDES, NO. 9 LIBRARY STREET.

TUNIA ISITY

LIBRARY

INDEX.

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Brady, capt. Samuel, biography of

13, 21,
Adventure, a revolutionary

45, 87, 201
Agricultural Society Union, exhibition

310 Breakwater, Delaware, first effects of 311, 334
Aldermen, act for appointing in Philadelphia Bridge, Perkiomen, destroyed
county,

Schuylkill Permanent, statistical account
Allegheny mountains, geology of
305

147, 179, 193, 213
Allentown, snakes in the Lutheran church at

Brown, Robert, artist, biography
America, essay on the discovery of, by Mons, Brownsville, manufactures of

Otto,
Appointments by the governor

285, 363, 400
Apprentices' Library Co., address by Jno. Ser Cabbages, large

320
geant to

373 Canals, comparative saving on carriage,
Association at Reading for the punishment of

Chemung, letter on trade and advantages
theft, and prevention of depredations

of, to Philadelphia

384
on private property,

206

Pennsylvania, tolls received on
Auditor, general's report on finances

351
à trip on

342
daily line of boats from

Pittsburg to Philadel.
Bailey, William, a pioneer settler, biography 199

365
Bank, Girard, (new) opened

first boat from Hunting-
Cashiers elected

223

don to Hollidaysburg

365
United States, President's Veto

commissioners report 385
H. Toland's report on the

celebration at Columbia 398
condition of

398
Conestoga co. report

54
Wm. Mcllvaine resigns

Union, co. memorial to legislature 334
Samuel Jaudon elected

report

360
Barney, commodore, account of capture of the

tonnage on

361
• General Monk by

132
West Philadelphia, apply to councils

315
Beets, large,

267, 299

report to do.

341
Benner, General Philip, biography
109 Carbondale, visit to coal mines at

319
Berwick, notice of

S5 Carroll, Charles, proceedings on death of 327,
Bettle, Edward's essay on negro slavery in Penn-

400, 416, 411
sylvania,
328, 337 | Caterpillars, in York co.

32
Biddle, major Thomas, biography of .

121
Census, table of Westmoreland co.

76
Biographical sketches of Wm. Bailey, early settler 199 Chambersburg, cholera at

267
Bard, Archibald,
269 Chapman, Dr. N. letter on cholera

197
Benner, Gen. Philip 91, 109 Chester co. marble quarries in
Biddle, major Thomas

singular circumstance in drawing a
Brady, capt. Samuel, 13, 21, 45,

jury

353
87, 201 Cholera, proceedings respecting

8, 15, 31
Brown, Robert, artist 199
at Erie, report of physicians on

15
Crawford, colonel

15

address of Sanitary Committee, Phila.
Guthrie, John, revol. 199

report of Drs. Jackson, Meigs, Harlan,
Heister, governor Joseph 23

commission to Canada 32, 152, 166, 182
Jeffries, John

336

fast day proposed to councils on account
Penn, Wm

318

of
Rittenhouse, David ~ 253

fast day appointed by bishop White,
Ross, George

382
and form of prayer to be used

47
Rush, Benjamin

* 253

address of Catholic bishop, and permis.
Slocum, Benj. early settler 48

sion to abstain from vegetables and
Smith, James

311, 302

fish during
Welshoffer, Jacob and

fast day observed

gov. Wolf's proclamation for a
Blairsville, early frost at

223

report on the crowded and filthy state
Blind, education of, numbers in the U. States

of a part of Upper Delaware Ward
and Pennsylvania

333, 336 resolution to interdict intercourse with
Blythe, Hon. C. address at the organization of

New York, offered to and rejected
Pennsylvania College at Gettysburg

by councils
Boudinot, Elias, extract of will,

ten thousand dollars appropriated to
Bouquet, col. Henry's expedition, account of

use of Sanitary Committee
Bradford co. geology of

proposal to extend the powers of the
A inouse hunt in

Sanitary Committee

121

George

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106

Cholera, record of cases occurring in private | Cholera, at Carlisle

416
practice

74, 108, 287, 297, 303 | Church, new Presbyterian, at Fair Mount . 201
location and physicians of the different

Port Carbon

223
hospitals
74, 75 Clearfield town, wild honey found at

302
summary daily tables of cases and deaths Coal, of Fayette co. geological facts respecting 15
in public institutions and private

trade of Pottsville, statistics of

4, 409
practice

75, 93, 176
pit, fatal accident at

110
councils postpone session on the even-

wagons, accident to

223
ing of fast day

transportation by relays proposed

237
address of the Board of Medical Advi.

transportation meeting at Williamsport,
sers, relative to popular insults and

proceedings

246
abuses

large vessel built for

285
resolutions of Sanitary Committee on

imported into Boston, anthracite

299
the above

mines at Carbondale, a trip to

319
tables showing the districts in which Columbia, rain at
the cases of private practice occur.

rail road, first Lancaster stage on

304
93, 108, 176
progress of rail road

381
treatment of, in almshouse

95 Colonnade Row described
complaint of Block Committee of Wal Commerce of Pennsylvania

nut Ward on the present mode of Conestego Navigation Company, report

covering the ground with houses 99 Connelsville described
resolution proposed in councils to ex.
tend improvements in order to em-

134
ploy persons deprived of work by 100 Dallas, Geo. M. address at Princeton
near Norristown

110 | Delaware river, documents relating to the navi.
at Meadville

110

gation of, between New Jersey and
full report of Drs. Jackson, Meigs, and

Pennsylvania, correspondence of
Harlan

152, 166, 182

governors and commissioners 119, 129,
report of Board of Medical Advisers to

201, 209, 225
Sanitary Committee on the establish-
Delaware co. large sunflower

223
ment of a permanent cholera hospi.

breakwater

311, 334
De Verd, cape, islands, meeting in behalf of
peculiarities of the atmosphere during 158

sufferers
plan of the permanent cholera hospital

Dickinson, John's, address to the citizens of Phi-
by Medical Board of Advisers

ladelphia, in 1768
compensation to commissioners to

Dillingham, Wm. H. address at laying corner
Canada, and vote of thanks 170, 173

stone of Presbyterian church at West.
complete tabular view of cases, deaths,

chester
and localities, from July 11th to

District Court of Philadelphia, act for establish-
Sept. 13

176
ing

208
Sanitary Committee close their labors 187

Dividends
letter of Dr. N. Chapman on

197 Doylestown, described
statement of committee of North Ward

Du Ponceau, P. S. address before the Penn So-
respecting the cholera in Arch-st.

343

ciety
Prison
letter of Dr. Granville Sharp Pattison | Easton, German Reformed church consecrated 381
on
217, 232 | Ebensburg, weather at

336
phenomenon in rain water

223

Eclipse of the sun at Philadelphia
Catholic bishop's withdrawal of the

Education, Pennsylvania College at Gettysburg
dispensation from the law of absti.

organized, address of C. Blythe
nence

account of the rise and progress of
letter from Sanitary Committee and re.

the Philadelphia Society for sup-
port of Ladies' Orphan Asylum 231

port of Charity Schools
committee of councils appointed to sub-

address and proceedings of the Com-
mit an expression for the services of

mittee of Correspondence on
the medical gentlemen

231

a concise view of the general state of
report of do. with sundry resolutions,

education in the U. States, with
pieces of plate, and order for $2,000 232

several tables

257
at Chambersburg

267, 237

act for establishing a general system
Pittshurg

285, 336
of

267
Westchester

299

of the blind, numbers of in the U.
report of S. Jackson, made to the Medi.

States and Pennsylvania

333
cal Board of Advisers, embracing a
Elections, ward

221
view of the principal facts relating to

Girard trustees,

224
cholera in Philadelphia

353
general

237, 268
report of the Medical Board of Advi-

governor

281, 400
sers on the means of preventing the

electoral
introduction of malignant diseases

governor and electors

335
Sisters of Charity decline receiving pre-
Electors, chosen

336
sents from councils
Electoral college, proceedings of

364
report of expenditures by the Sanitary Elizabethtown, large steamboat launched

222
Committee
Erie, cholera at, report on

15
resolution to apply money intended for
Erie co, iron ore in

208
the Sisters of Charity, to several in-
stitutions over which they preside 317
$600 appropriated to Sanitary Com. Fairview, rolling mills
mittee

351
411 | Finances of the state, Aud. General's Report

32, 199

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Finances, tables from 1828 to 1832

365 Girard's legacy, executors furnish statement of
Franklin, Benjamin's, will

270

personal property in their
anecdote of

299

hands
Friends, efforts in regard to slavery

compensation to city treasurer
number attending meetings in Philadel.

for attention to.

341, 412
phia, 1684,

application to councils to have
notice of Wm. Penn's arrival

projecting houses in Water-
st. removed

314

committee appointed to inquire
Gas, report on lighting city with

187

what alterations are necessa-
issuing from sewer complained of

190

ry in the ordinance of 15th
Geological survey of Massachusetts

174

Sept.
Society's circular and queries

307

report of committee and two wo
lectures proposed

335

dinances
Geology of Bradford co.

200

treasurer to prepare a state-
the Allegheny mountains

305

ment of the concern
beds on which Philadelphia stands 307 Girdon, James, (capt.) presents two swans to
Girard's legacy, report of committee to improve

the city
lands, trustees not authoriz-

Governor, votes for
ed to advance funds 72, 45, 44, 9

Wolf's message

369
new Girard Bank applies for

inaugural address

400
lease of the old banking house 42

correct votes for

ib
information from judge Bry re- Greensburg, monument erected at, to gen. St.
specting the Ouchita lands,

Clair

365
resolution

" 42,91 |
executor's reply to report of

committee on improvement of Harrisburg, meteorological observations 48, 115
lands

173, 281, 368
reply of Wm. J. Duane on said Heister, gov. Joseph, biography

23
report also

45 Honey, large quantities found at Clearfield 302
ordinance reported for laying

Horner, Dr. Wm. E., introductory lecture as
out Water-st.

46,72

professor of anatomy
resolution for executors to pay Horticultural Society, premiums awarded

159
collateral inheritance tax

report on exhibition
committee appointed to inquire

| Huntingdon, first canal boat from, to Hollidays.
respecting the real estate pur-

burg

365
chased by S. Girard after the
publication of his will

I & J
mayor authorized to pay the Iron, furnaces at Connellsville
taxes on do

of McKean co.
execiitors authorized to pay C.

ore discovered in Erie co.
Cany's bill
ib | Ithaca and Owego rail road, report of

288
treasurer authorized to receive Jeffries, John, biography

336
$10,000 for fuel, 91, has re-
Judicial history of Pennsylvania

289
ceived it,

172 Jury, singular circumstance on drawing a
executors authorized to pay

over personal property in
Schuylkill co.

ib Keim, general, of Reading, undertakes a new
application for decrease of

and singular voyage
rents, 173, report on

189
report of committee on proper.

ty purchased after publica Lafayette, gen. a hat presented to, made at the
tion of will and agreement

centennial celebration
with heirs.

188 Law cases and intelligence-U. States vs. 14*
ordinance for the management

packages, Beard & Kirby
of the Girard trusts

report on revised code
nominations by councils for di.

Intestate, bill and remarks 108, 321
rectors, treasurer, and audi-

chief justice McKean's opinion on
tors

proprietary claims, 1779

113
election of do.

224

historical view of punishments in
sureties of the treasurer

230
Pennsylvania, Tyson's,

117
Water-st. ordinance for laying

essays on penitentiary discipline
out anew reported

170, 177
do. recorded in court Q. S.

act for inspection of tobacco

220.
expenses of committee for clerk

relating to aldermen

221
hire, &c. allowed

ib

District Court

239
Girard committee discharged

to enable mayor, &c. to effect
act to enable mayor, &c. to

certain improvements

244
effect certain improvements

to appropriate the legacy of Stephen
on the eastern front, &c. 244

Girard to improvement by canal
act to appropriate the legacy of

navigation

246
Stephen Girard to improve-

for establishing a general system of
ment by canal navigation

education

266
organization of trust committees

iwo addresses to the associated mem-
city treasurer submits accounts

bers of the Philadelphia bar, by
and balance paid over to Gi-

Wm. Rawle
rård treasurer

the “Great Law"

208

282,

352

16.

187

10

205

152,

45, 72

230

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