Colonial Records of Pennsylvania Volume 4

Colonial Records of Pennsylvania Volume 4

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1851 edition. Excerpt: ... the Goveruour reply'd, That as much had been said at the last Meeting of the Assembly and nothing done, he thought it not necessary to recommend any thing further to them now; but should any thing occur during the time of their sitting, he would acquaint the House of it by a Message. The 4th instant, The Assembly by six of their Members returned the Paper-Money Bill to the Governour without agreeing to the Amendment sent down to it at the last meeting, and said that they hoped the Governour had laid their Reasons against the Amendment relating to the Quitrents before the Proprietors, and that he would now pass the Bill without that Amendment. To which the Governour sent the following verbal Message by his Secretary, Viz" . I am commanded by his Honour the Governour to tell the House That he has no no power from the Proprietors to recede from the Instruction relating to Paper-Money Bills, nor is his own Judgment altered by any Reasons given by your House against the Amendments sent to the Bill at your last Meeting, and that he thinks it lay upon the House, if you would not agree to those Amendments as they were drawn, to offer such expedients at least as may give the Proprietors just and ample Satisfaction in the matter of their Quitrents; And that he has therefore returned the Bill. Then the Governour laid before the Board his Correspoudenw with the Commissioners appointed to join those of Maryland to run the Line between the two Provinces, pursuant to his Majestwfl Order in Council of the 25th of May, 1738. As also the Petition! of two Criminals, Viz' Margaret Ingram and Martha C8811; _n' demned at the last Court of Oyer and Terminer held in this City, for Burglary, and expressed his Inclination, as one of them...show more

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  • Paperback | 404 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 21mm | 717g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236810295
  • 9781236810298