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Samuel Hazard, John Blair Linn, William Henry Egle, George Edward Reed, Thomas Lynch Montgomery, Gertrude MacKinney, Charles Francis Hoban
J. Severns & Company, 1854 - History
A collection of documents supplementing the companion series known as "Colonial records," which contain the Minutes of the Provincial council, of the Council of safety, and of the Supreme executive council of Pennsylvania.

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Page 681 - Congress, to the legislative or executive authority of the other State in controversy, and a day assigned for the appearance of the parties by their lawful agents, who shall then be directed to appoint, by joint consent, commissioners or judges to constitute a court for hearing and determining the matter in question...
Page 569 - The united states in congress assembled shall also be the last resort on appeal in all disputes and differences now subsisting or that hereafter may arise between two or more states concerning boundary, jurisdiction or any other cause whatever; which authority shall always be exercised in the manner following.
Page 472 - ... to sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded, answer and be answered unto, defend and be defended, in all courts of record, or any other place whatsoever...
Page 169 - And the articles of this confederation shall be inviolably observed by every state, and the Union shall be perpetual ; nor shall any alteration at any time hereafter be made in any of them ; unless such alteration be agreed to in a Congress of the United States and be afterwards confirmed by the Legislatures of every State.
Page 169 - When land forces are raised by any state for the common defence, all officers of or under the rank of colonel, shall be appointed by the legislature of each state respectively by whom such forces shall be raised, or in such manner as such state shall direct, and all vacancies shall be filled up by the state which first made the appointment.
Page 700 - ... distance from New Castle, northward and westward unto the beginning of the fortieth degree of northern latitude, and then by a straight line westward to the limits of longitude above mentioned.
Page 700 - Castle town, unto the three and fortieth degree of northern latitude, if the said river doth extend so far northward, but if the said river shall not extend so far northward, then by the said river so far as it doth extend...
Page 703 - Breadth; and in Length, •and Longitude, of and within all the Breadth afore'said, throughout the main Lands there, from the 'Atlantic and western Sea and Ocean on the East • Part, to the South Sea on the West Part...
Page 703 - Provided always, that the said islands, or any of the premises herein before mentioned, and, by these presents, intended and meant to be granted, be not actually possessed, or inhabited by any other christian prince or state...
Page 537 - But if the States will not impose, or do not collect and apply, taxes for support of the war, the sooner we make terms the better ; the longer we continue a feeble and ineffectual war, the greater will be our distress at the hour of submission.

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