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Law cases

Mauch Chunk, account of

311 414
Trask vs. ship Dido (wages)

9 Mayor's court, criminal business of (6 years) 171

First Baptist church

75 Meadville, straw paper made at

160

Conyers for Berry vs. Ruff, (presumptive

emigrant society at

25

payment)

140 Medical society of Phila. report on small pox 321 359

Sylvester vs. Girard (stolen notes)

ib.

history of Pennsylvania

437

Commonwealth vs. M'Clung (furious dog)
223 Meenesink, account of seitlement

439
Twibill vs. M'Canne (note for horse race) 252 | Menonists of Germantown account of

382

P. Bousquet vs. Bevan (damage on goods) 253 Meredith, Sarah (early settler) death of

64

Commonwealth and Bache vs. Binns (printer Meteorological observations and

United States)

266

tables 16 26 75 80 131 183 431

do

vs. Commissioners Phila. co. (costs) 286 Mifflin fort attack on, account of

347

Clarke vs. Alderman (illegal fees)

373 Militia and exempt fines

40

Lay Benj. notice of

282

expenses, account of

58

Legacies of John Grandom

76 Miller Major S. letter from on penitentiary

Legislative documents

Mills in Huntingdon co.

41

report respecting George Rapp

14 first in Philadelphia co.

283

message of gov. Shulze

12

do.

ib.

report of canal commissioners

20 Mine Holes on Del. account of

439

of auditor general

38 12 Minute, a curious one of the assembly

96

correspondence gov. and gen. Carrol 30 Mob of '79 at Judge Wilson's, account of

316

statement of Land Office

31 Molasses, weight of 100 gallons

170

memorial of Prison Society

46 Monk, the gen. ship of war captured by Hyder

report on Pittsburg penitentiary

47

Ally privateer

393

do education

77 Mortality, bill of in Philadelphia, 1827

94

do committee of internal improve-

of prisons in Philadelphia 150 384

ments

78 Morgan, Col. George, gives elm trees for state

do do Union Canal Lottery

111

house yard

416

do on criminal code
145 Mount Carbon, coal mines account of

313

Pennsa. Canal and Rail Road bill 199 Murray Lindley, memoir of

377

report of commissioners for building

N

penitentiary

243 273

93

Lehigh navigation co. report

Natural history, curious fact in

240
acting manager's report

Navy officers from Pennsa. number of

91

engineer's

17 18

New Haven claims on Del. river

do

92

estimate of canal

ib.

New Holland, number and cost of sending

205

convicts there

311

coal works, account of

175

account of its works

413 Newspapers published before Revolution

177

Letter to gov. Stuyvesant

at Germantown
17

ib.

from Wm. Penn

at Lancaster

26 299 377

181

Timothy Pickering on battle of Ger-

first west of mountains

272 240 400

mantown

49

28

John Sergeant on penitentiary system

Norristown bridge

77

Samuel Miller

do

240

Northampton co. a panther hunt in

79

from Mr. Strickland, to canal commissioners 81 North West passage, expedition from Philadelphia

J. M'Ilvaine to engineers

to discover

381

80

N. S. Roberts to J. M'llvaine

81

Nicoll's Gen. directions about governor of Del. river 37

S. B. Douglass to do

ib.

O

James Geddes to do

ib. Organist, a coloured at African church

240

8. Guilford to

do

ib. Ox, a large at Pittsburg

287

from gov. E. Andross

99

P

do to capt. Cantwell

ib. Panther hunt in Northampton co.

240

do to justices, New Castle

ib. Pardons, granted by Governors

176

respecting Godfrey's quadrant from J. Logan 193 Pastorius Daniel, notice of

281

Library, Loganian account of
132 Patents obtained in 1827

240

Light house Cape Henlopen, cost of

191 office D. Jones appointed to

272

Lightner Joel describes fossil bones

98 Penal code, report on

145 202 258 275
Loans and premiums on loans, amount of

41
reply to queries on

241

interest paid on by State

60 Penitentiary, memorial to Legislature

46

Logan James, letters on Godfrey's quadrant 194

at Pittsburg, report on

47

Loganian library, account of

132

amount expended for

60

Longevity instances of

63 240 251 383

letter of John Sergeant on

77

Lottery, Union Canal, report respecting

111
from maj. S. Miller do

79

M

certificate of keepers of

ib.

Mail establishment in 1755

109

prisoners returned for 2 offence 189

Manayunk, statistics of

159

number of convictions 1787 to '92 206

Manufactory, wheat consumed at

16

do

do 1792 to '96 208

Manufactories in Manayunk

159
do convicts

216 217
Manufacturers, resolution of Congress respecting 11

217 243

in Philadelphia

at Ghent account of

228

testimony respecting to

at Auburn

230 275

congress
141 156 167

number of vagrants admitted 240 245

at Pittsburg

198

prisoners from different courts 242

Marcus Hook, shad taken in one day at

240

do from each county

ib.

Marshall Humphrey, biog. notice of

302

report of comm'rs. for building 243 273

Mauch Chunk, rail road cost of

91

number of weavers discharged 243

census of

239

account of the new

275

28

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Penn William, "Lord” to be blotted out almanac 16 Pennsylvania, Ebeling's history of 340 353 369 386 401
letters from

26 297 377

horticultural soc. constitution 345
conditions and concessions

325

laws agreed upon in England 357

description of Pennsylvania and

Duke of York's deed for

advice to emigrants 1681
305

of feoffment

suggests the practicability of uniting

of New Castle, &c.

375

the Susquehanna and Schuylkill 400

Penn's letter to Indians of

376

rivers

to inhabitants of 377

proposals for a city on Susquehanna ib.

free society of traders, constitution 395

deed of feoflinent to

429

newspapers and periodicals 1775 1810 and

letter to council

443

1828

298 400

instruction to Gov. Blackwell

ib.

Penn's city on Susquehanna 400

Pensions and gratuities, amount paid for

60

account of canals, rail roads, bridges,

Pennsylvania, chronological sketch of

2

&c. in

405

commerce with G. Britain for 88 years 3

deed of feoffment to W. Penn 429

finances of

9

account of union of the three lower

stocks owned by

12

counties with

430

Gov. Shulze's message

13

appointments by gov. and attor. gen. 432
miscellanea curiosa

16

letter of Wm. Penn to council 443
first premium for cloth

ib.

instructions of do to gov. Blackwell ib.

early settlement 2 17 37 77 93 179 199

letter from governor to lords' commis-

269 573
sioners for trade, &c.

444

county assessment 1694

19

indian treaty

ib.

canal commissioners report 20 32

speeches

445

auditor's report

12 38

medical history of

437

land office fees

38

apple trees, natives of

438

auction commissions

ib.

do

Pennsylvania canal.

duties

ib.

dividends on bank stock

ib.

report of commissioners

20 32

documents respecting 81 98 118 135 161

tax on bank dividends

letters to and from engineers

do on offices

ib.

82

ib.

fees of secretary of states' office

western division

ib.

tavern licenses

report of N. S. Roberts

84

do of John Wilson on Colum. rail road 98

duties on dealers foreign mdze.

state maps

38

do of F. G. Kennedy on Del. division 118

collateral inheritances

do. II. G. Sargeant

ib.

do do do

militia and exempt fines

ib.

cost from Carpenter's Point to Easton 122

escheats

ib.

report of Abner Lacock

135

interest on advances to U. States

do J. D. Harris

136

loans and premiums on

ib.

list of contractors and prices of work 138

old debts

39

report of Wm. Wilson

161

appropriations for internal improvme't 58

do of John Mitchell

162

ib.

do of Charles T. Whippo

166

expenses of government

do of militia

ib,

estimate of cost of iron pipes ib.

pensions and gratuities

and rail road bill

199

education, dcaf and dumb

ib.

water let in at M'Alester's

208

penitentiary

58 243

report on Juniata location

301

ib.

expense of conveying convicts

do. of Clinton and Guilford

interest on loans

ib.

do. of S. Miller

309

claimants, sums paid

60

do. of Alonzo Livermore

310

state maps

do

ib. Pennsylvania Hospital, accounts of,

335

report on education

77 Philadelphia City.

do com. on internal improvement 88

clearances from

5

amount of postage 1826

93

vessels built at

5 46

curious minute of assembly

96

appointments by the mayor

9

sheriff's writs 1715 to 1721

119

persons vaccinated in

16

post offices in

122

number of hand looms in

28

newspapers in before Revolution 171

foreign ministers in

32

magazines do do

ib.

meteorological tables 44 80 131 183 224 288

banks, state of

184

336 368 432

history of penal systems

206

Aour and grain inspected

45

patents obtained by citizens of

240

export of flour to Boston

ib.

navy officers, number of

ib.

arrivals and clearances

ib.

longevity in

63 240

lost minutes of Council from 1704 to 1776

collections for the Greeks

240

recovered

ib.

boundaries determined

269 273

town meeting on Breakwater

66

statistics of Colleges in

293

bill of mortality 1827

94

charter of

ib.

early annals 96 110 125 175 254 271 309

report on state of education

298

347 446

the king's declaration

ib.

mayor elect fined for refusing to serve 96110

lt. governor of N. York's orders ib.

two town bulls to be wintered

96

Wm. Penn's description of 1681 ib.

arch in Front street

ib.

advice to emigrants

ib.

watch-house to be built in market house ib.

description of 1683

432

mayor required to visit bread-bakers ib.

anthracite region of, account of

313

ground near Arch and King street to be let ib.

conditions and concessions

324

and New York mail between 1755 109

frame of governinent

336

seal, dispute about kceping the

110

ib.

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Philadelphia city, first divided into wards 110 Philadelphia city, voyage to, from Lake Erie 237

between Broad street and Delaware to be

society for raising mulberry trees and silk 240

grubbed

ib.

bibles distributed, number of

240

census of cows to be taken

cotton and woollen goods from Liverpool ib.

admissions as freemen

ib.

number of vagrants admitted 1827

ib.

collector of cow money

ib.

value of coal trade, tables of

251

members of Corporation fined for absence ib.

100 fire buckets ordered

254

Old Cage to be made a watch-house ib.

vault before a house pays £12

ib.

pair of stocks to be built

ib.

two engines and buckets arrived from Eng-

burying place for strangers to be purchased ib.

land

ib.

ground in market place to be raised ib.

negro slaves, disorderly meetings on Sun-

petition for a public slaughter-house ib.

day

ib.

constable's staves

ib.

dinner to Thomas Penn Esq.

254

brass weights procured

ib.

memorial from Friends respecting negroes ib.

tax on keeping cows

ib.

expenses of entertaining governor of N. Y. ib.

alarm from vessels off capes of Virginia ib.

nuisances in market

ib.

hollow at corner of Chesnut and Fifth sts. ib.

centre swamp repaired

ib.

public treat to the Governor

corporation wait on Governor Thomas

ib.

quantity of grain imported in 1793 112

barbers not to shave on Sunday

ib.

new market house to be built, funds how

moving stalls between Front and Second ib,

raised

125

English half-pence regulated

ib.

a shop to be built under court house stairs ib.

snow in April

256

engines, fire buckets &c. to be bought

changes in the river Delaware

257

regulators of partition walls

ib.

soundings of do

258

size of casks regulated

ib.

depth of

do

at wharves ib.

the king to be proclaimed

ib.

disorderly negroes

269

meal sacks to be opened

ib.

chains across market houses

271

price of indentures

ib.

stalls for merchant goods to be removed 271

carters not to haul excessive loads

ib.

petition to king for defence

ib.

paving from the kennel

ib.

salary first allowed to mayor £100

ib.

bridge over dock in Walnut street

ib.

search after mayor elect

ib,

square in front of court house cleared,

mayor not being found, a new one elected ib.

the seven streets run out and staked ib,

petition to king for arms and ammunition 272

bridge over Dock and Second street ib.

number of vessels passing Gray's Bridge ib.

use of ground near the dock given to the

marine railway proposed

273

Governor

ib.

number of college graduates

ib.

petition for office of public chimney

new state prison, account of

275

sweeper

ib.

first stage between Germantown

283

the arch to be taken down

first ship for China from

284

ferry erected on Schuylkill end of Market

expenditures of city commissioners 287

street

ib.

quantity of oil consumed in lamps

ib.

application to Assembly to vest right in city ib. number of lamps

ib,

order for sale of old prisons

ib.

do of watchmen

ib.

mayor presents £20 to repair damage by

lamps first lighted in

ib.

rains

ib.

new church in

ib.

High street to be opened to new ferry

ib,

Duck pond at 4th and Market

281

houses and inhabitants in 1777

127

do near Christ church

290

mayor's feast 1736

128

reminiscences

290 383

Christ church steeple, cost of

109

dividends of banks

304

Meteorological tables for Jany. 22 years 131-

swamp at Budd's buildings

308

Loganian library, account of

-133

expense of petition for defence

309

memorial to legislature ib. compliment to captain Ballet

ib.

prison, annual sick report

150

presents from the mayor

309 346

proceedings of councils respecting state

yellow fever, Emlen on cause of

317

house steeple

152

small pox, report of med. society on 321 359

business of mayor's court for 6 years 171

flour & wheat inspected from 1820 to "27 335

newspapers before Revolution 171 177

flour imported from 1820 to 1827 336

magazines, &c.

do.

171 176

acting of plays suppressed

346

old well at the Centre square filled up 175

public whippers salary Academy aided

ib.

bridge over Dock and Front street ib.

allowance for fire and candles for mayors'

a flag presented to the Governor

ib.

court for 22 years

346

flag staff erected on Society hill

ib.

form of proclaiming fairs

ib.

respecting hucksters

ib.

fines commuted for navy service

ib.

lottery prohibited at the fair

ib.

petition to assembly for defence against

tavern in the prison

ib.

Indians

ib,

stalls to be erected for Jersey people

ib.

expense of entertaining the Governor 347

not to sell at auctions under 508.

ib.

sword voted to colonel Armstrong

ib.

auction stand under court house

ib.

winter quarters provided for 100 soldiers ib.

inspection of flour for 7 years

182

soldiers in distress at Barracks

ib.

meteorological table for Febry. 22 years

193

assists prisoners from Canada

347

stock of the sinking fund

192

account of attack on Fort Miffin

ib.

winter extraordinary

ib.

Washinglon square opened

ib,

T. Godfrey invents the quadrant

193

first Presbyterian church of Southwark ib.

penitentiary-number of convictions 206

commercial tables

351 352

new, respecting

216

Horticultural Society

345

number of convicts

217

Deaf and Dumb Asylum report

367

auction duties

425 223

tides of river Delaware

379

ib.

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ib.

ib.

Philada. city, expedition to find north west passage 381 Reports of committee on internal improvements 88
diseases and deaths in Walnnt st. prison 384 on the finances of the state

151
do
do Arch st. do

ib.

of committee of instruction of F. Institute 171
action of Hyder Ally and Genl. Monk 393

on punishments & prison discipline 202 209 241
tonnage entered and cleared 17 69 90 397 of penitentiary commissioners

243 258
newspapers and periodicals

398
on education

298
first charter of
440 of Deaf and Dumb Asylum

367
schools established by Dr. Bray, &c. 428

of Chesapeake and Delaware canal

391
Federal procession in 1788, account of 417 Revolutionary, anecdote of Lydia Darrach

48
two persons fined for challenging 446

Gondolas attack British man of war

239
yearly rents of various places

attack on Fort Mifflin

347
stalls in market removed

ib.
officers, law for relief of

379
city property taxed more than income ib.

capture of Genl. Monk, by Hyder Ally 393
dil vault under meal market

ib.
respecting the island opposite to
ib. Sail Duck-factories

169
ferry near arch street opened

ib.
cost of raw materials in

ib:
mayor's salary raised

raw material and quantity iri

ib.
opinion asked, respecting right to ends of

quantity of manufactured

170
wharves

ib.
cost of a bolt-market for

ib.
M. Clarkson's plan of

ib.

difference between flax and hemp for ib:
pier constructed at end of market st wharf ib.

weight of

ib.
recorders salary increased

ib.
duty on

ib.
number of dwellings at different times ib.

sent to England to be imitated

ib,
Philadelphia county

American, character of

ib.
tax assessed for 1827

176
Salt, manufacture of in Pennsylvania

29 61
expenditures do
202 Salted provisions quantity inspected in Philada.

182
tavern rates in 1778
237 Salt works in the state and quantity made

61
return of indictments

244 Schools public, number of children in, and of those
first grist mill in

283

how many do not attend Sunday schools 128
do. paper mill in

ib.
report of controllers of public

254
commis’rs, case of respecting costs of suit 286

doz to Pennsylvania Society for promoting 299
Pickering Timothy, letter on battle of Germantown 49

constitution of

do.

ib.
Pickpocket, punished

127
established on Dr. Bray's funds

428
Pierce, James, account of coal region

310
Schuylkill Navigation Company's report

73
Pittsburg, committee to canal commissioners 12

works, account of 412
resolution of councils

ib.
river, trade of

74 432
snow at 14
penitentiary at 47 216 245

fresh in 1737

126
and Brownsville steamboat

171
coal mines, account of

313
earthquake at 192 manufactories at 198

and Susquehanna, Penn suggests the
commerce of 447

large ox 287
union of

400
Pluviometrical descriptions at West Chester 447

Scull, John, death of

181
Poor Law, passed 1828

326

Sergeant, John, letter on penitentiary
guardians and commissioners under 330

Thomas, appointed postmaster of Philada. 272
Postage, amount of in Pennsylvania and U. S.

Shad, time of appearance in Delaware river 160
Post-office, establishment in 1755

109
taken near Harrisburg

208
Post-offices in the state

,122

number of taken in one day at Marcus Hook 240
new established
192 272 256 Sheep, number of

141
Post master, T. Sergeant appointed

272
expense of maintaining

142
Pottsville, snow at 208

account of 313
number of in Washington county,

112 128
Preston, Samuel, on formation of the water gap 428

merino, sale of at Coffee House, 1810

118
Printer of laws of U. S. not an officer U. States 266 Sheriff's writs, number of in 1715 to 1721

114
Shulze Governor, message of

12
Quadrant, Hadley's, invented by T. Godfrey 193 Silk, quantity made in 1771

63
R

premiums offered by Pennsylvania Society 239
Rail road, Columbia, Wilson's report on

98 Sinking fund stock, city
in Pennsylvania, account of
401

192

Small pox, report of Medical Society on 321 359
Rain, in Lancaster county for 7 years

176

Smith, George W. account of internal improvements
at spring mill for 18
45

401 426
West Chester, 10 years

447
Solitary confinement discussed

209 225
Rapp, George, of N. Harmony, report respecting 14

Speech freedom of punished

109
Reading bank, state of

239
Spirits from grain

170
census of and settlement

448
quantity of corn to 1 gallon

ib.
Receipts and expenditures of the state

38

remarks on ib. from molasses ib.
Refuge, house of, report on

189
difference between molasses, and

ib.
Reports, Union canal
7 8 distilled inspected at Philadelphia

182
respecting New Harmony

14 Spirituous liquors, none used at Federal procession 425
of canal commissioners
20 Sprenger, Uriah notice of

416
of engineers on breakwater
49 Spring Mill, rain guaged for 18 years

45
Schuylkill navigation company

73 91 stage, first between Germantown and Philadelphia 283
on education

77 State House bell, correspondence respecting
of do

222
on Columbia rail road 88 98 102

glass imported for
on Union canal lottery

ib.
111

elm trees presented for
on breakwater

416
115

steeple proceedings of Coun:respecting 152
Pennsylrania canal

139 141
yard, cost of railway round

416
Tioga coal beds 143 criminal code

40
of sick in Philadelphia prison
150 Steamboat first, ascends Allegheny river

160

94

do.

145 State maps

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Steel, testimony respecting

168 Water Gap in Delaware, hypothesis on formation of 428
Steeple, Christ Church cost of
109 Weather at Pittsburgh

16
state house, respecting

152 176 220
at Philadelphia

192 256 287
Straw paper made at Meadville

160
at Chester

45
Sunbury human bones found at

97
at Washington, Pa.

15
census of

273
at Bellefonte

78 128
Susquehannah river remarkable rise of

79
at Beaver 78

at Lancaster 176
Penn's city on

400
at Pottsville

208
and Schuylkill, Penn suggests union of ib.

at Harrisburg

240
T
at Huntingdon

272
Tables, of vessels built 1719 to '23

5
at Williamsport

287
cleared ditto

ib.
at West Chester

447
of commerce with Great Britain 1697 to 1785 6 West Chester Athenæum, account of

285
of finances 1801 to 1828

10
death of Samuel Jeffries at

291
of assessment 1694

19

deer plenty at ib. account of 365
meteorological, 26 44 80 131 182 220 289

Pluviometrical observations at 447
236 368 431 448
Western University, statistics of

293
respecting salt

31 Wheat and flour inspected and exported from prin.
commercial

6 45 72 182 432
cipal cities, 1800 to 1827

335
of rapids in Delaware river

51 | Whippo, Charles T. Report on Penns'a canal 165
of coasting trade
72 Whiskey, large load of from Easton

181
of Schuylkill trade

74 432 | White fish, schooner's, voyage from Erie to Phila. 237
of flour, &c. inspected for 7 years
182 Wilkesbarre, Indian antiquity at

96
of state of Banks
184 Wilson, John, report on rail road

98 102
of patents obtained in U. States for 1827 240

Judge, mob in 1779

311
of prisoners from different courts

242

Wm's. report on Pennsylvania canal. 161
of convicts from each county
243 | Witch, sentenced 16

trial of 108
of vagrants in Arch street prison

244
at Germantown

289
of indictments ignoramused
ib. Witt, Dr. Christopher account of

283
of convictions for murder, 1787 to 1826 246 Wool and sheep in Washington county

128
of prisoners in different prisons

247

quantity annually consumed in manufactures 141
of ditto in old penitentiary, and annual

proportion of imported and domestic ib.
charge to each county for 6 years

248
quality of generally purchased

ib:
of the expenses of the prison

250

prices of in United States
of number of convicts for 6 years
ib. depreciation of

ib.
of the coal trade

251 prices of in U. States and England compared ib.
of inspectors of flour and corn meal 334 proportion of to the fabrie

ib,
of four inspected and exported

335
supply of

142
of commerce of each state, 1827

350
assortment of at manufactories

ib
of tonnage of each district
351 352

ib.

waste of in cleaning
of value of exports of domestic articles 374 foreign effect of in price of domestic
Tariff Bill, 1828

331
should it not be imported

142
laws, comparative views of

347

will coarse compete with domestic ib.
Tavern licenses 39

rates in 1778 114

have manufacturers near seaports an
Tax on bank dividends 39

on offices ib.

advantage over those in interior 143
county of Philadelphia, for 1827 assessed 176

is it entirely used in any factory ib.
Thermometrical observations at Washington Pa. 76

is importing a good business; ib.
Philadelphia 131 183

would the exclusion raise the price
Thompson, John's, voyage from Lake Erie to Phil. 237

of domestic

ib:
Tioga coal beds, account of

143
effect of duty

ibi
Point, large bone found near

432

of repeal of duty in England ib.
Tunkers of Germantown, account of

283

why do German and Spanish come
Turnpike roads, account of, in Pennsylvania 408

from England

ib.
287
Truxtun, Thomas, sails for Canton in 1784

ib:
prices of in England

142
U & V

growers and manufacturers of inconsistent
quantity of to fabric

158
Union Canal, respecting

778 79 409
cost of making into yarn

ib.
lottery report respecting
111 Woolen Manufactories, account of

156
water let into

208
no of hands in

ib.
first boat arrives at Middletown 208 223

working hours

ib.
University of Pennsylvania, number of graduates 272 Woolen's quantity of wool to fabric

158
Western, statistics of

293
cost of weaving per yard

ib.
Vaccination, report on

16
of washing, filling, and dying

ib.
Vagrants, number of admitted to penitentiary 240

of converting wool into yarn
Vessels built at Philadelphia

46

proportion of labour to raw mat, in blankets ib.
arrived and cleared do.

ib.
comparative prices of

ib.
shipwrecked in river Delaware, &c.

67
are English preferred, and why

ib.
entered and cleared 1735

127
can England make cheaper

159
number of passing Gray's bridge

272

foreign proportion of to American ib.
Voyage of schooner Whitefish from Lake Erie to

value of materials used in

ib.
Philadelphia

237
duty effect of

ib.
W

goods sent from Liverpool to Philad. 240
Warner, George notice of
383 | Writs sheriffs number of in 1715 to 1722

114
Washington, Pa. thermometrical observations at 75 | Wyoming, massacre of account of

129
County, number of sheep in 112 428

Y
General, anecdote of
292 Yellow Fever, Emlen on cause of

317
College, statistics of
293 / York county, statistics of

221

ib.

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