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THE

REGISTER OF PENNSYLVANIA.

DEVOTED TO THE

PRESERVATION OF FACTS AND DOCUMENTS,

AND EVERY OTHER KIND OF

USEFUL INFORMATION

RESPECTING THE STATE OF PENNSYLVANIA.

EDITED BY SAMUEL HAZARD.

VOL. III.- JANUARY TO JULY 1829.

PHILADELPHIA,

PRINTED BY W. F. GEDÉES, NO. 59, LOCUST-STRIKT.

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Academy, Manual Labour, plan of

12 Boston Port bill, circular letter of committee
Accommodations in the City for travellers

letter to committee of Boston
Acts passed by legislature 1828-9

proceedings at York
Adams co. description of

letter to committee of Mass.
taxables in

proceedings at Reading
Address, poetical, of the carriers

Lancaster
Agricultural Association of Lancaster co.

16

Carlisle
Meeting at Bustleton respecting foreign

Chester

38
potatoes and barley

Newtown

ib.
Alleghany College, military school

300

provincial meeting at Philad'a 245
Mountain, Roberts's report on portage

instructions to assembly on
across
277 290 Breakwater, progress of

9
route for a canal
166 Bridges, Canal, specification of

219
slackwater
167 Bristol, charter of

312
river, freshet in
299 Brownsville glass works

176
Almshouse of Philadelphia, deaths and diseases 90 Buckingham and Solebury, history of

407
Anecdote, Revolutionary of Col. A. McLane 387 | Bucks Co. trees indigenous

350
Apprentices Library Co. Report
186 Butter and Lard, inspections of

304
Ardent Spirits, tables shewing the number and Butcher's memorial to Councils

184
size of houses which retail
94 Byberry, bistory of

273
Armstrong Co. Receipts and expenditures

176
Asparagus, large raised in Passyunk

400 Cabbage, perennial introduced
Assembly's address against Goy. Gookin

162 Canal French creek feeder
Athenæum, report of

91

Chesapeake and Ohio memorial
bequest to by W. Lehman

241 Conestogo, trade of
bust of Dr. Johnson at

252 Delaware and Raritan
Atlee, Wm. Augustus, judge

241 Lackawaxen
Auction Commissions and Duties

177, 255 Schuylkill navigation company
duties at Philadelphia

Susquehanna and Lehigh
system report to Congress on

Pennsylvania 11, 100, 166, 240, 335, 350
Aurora Borealis, description of

217, 218
B

and Rail Roads, between Delaware & Susq. 54
Bache Franklin's letter on penitentiary system 197

report to legislatures

149
Baltimore and Susquehanna rail road billi, reports

Edward F. Gay's report 166,181,184
against in Senate and H. of R.

65, 221
James Clarke's do

216
Banks, tabular statement of the condition of the 61

Dewitt Clinton's do 217, 218
of Pennsylvania, state of its affairs

92
report of damage by ice, to

231
Baptist church, case of

228

on duties of Secretary
Bark, inspections of in Philad. 7'years

206
Abner Lacock

257
for 1828
304
James D. Harris

258
Bedford Co. description of

145
Alonzo Livermore

259
springs

and rail road loan, Governor refuses to sign
town

bill

270
forges and furnaces

money paid out for

272
Bethany W. Co. notice of

bill

330
Glass factory

Union, boats and lumber which pass 384
Biographical notice of Ephraim Bloom

Manch Chunk
Sir William Keith

111 Co, Union, vote $5000 to S. Mifflin's family 334
Matthias Hollenback

new Commissioners appointed
Samuel Neely
240 Cannon balls discovered at Doylestown

336
Wm. A. Atlee

249 Carbon Port, notice of
John Evans

ib.

rail road at mines
Jacob Rush

ib. Capital of Banks in N. York, Boston & Philada. 28
Edward Shippen
ib. Carl, Rev. Mr. address to Infant Schools

385
Jaspar Yeates
ib. Carlisle, Catterpillars at

416
Wm. Bradford

ib.
cherries destroyed at

ib.
Thomas Smith
cave and spring at

265
H. H. Breckenridge

ib.

proceedings on Boston port bill
Thomas Duncan

242 Carriage, by waggons and canals contrasted 320
John B. Gibson
ib. Caterpillars at Chambersburg

350
Bishop White

261
at Carlisle

416
William M'Kenzie
319 Centreville, notice of

135
Gabriel Meisse
320 Chambersburg described

234
Gen. Wayne 369, 387, 401

and Harrisburg rail road

129
Elizabeth Ferguson

394
and York
do

132
Elizabeth Mundes!

Caterpillars and crops

350
Births in Philadelphia each day, and several years 128 Charities, public of Philadelphia

41, 49
Bishops, first American consecration of

405
report of committee on

228
Blackbird, a singular in York Co.

350
premium for essay on

400
Bleaching, new mode discovered
176 Charter of Chester

264
Bloomfield, town of described
304 . Bristol

312
forge at

335!
Lancaster

396
remarkable draught of fish
335 Chester, charter of

264
Boston Port bill, meeting at Philad'a, respecting 26,34 proceedings on Boston port bill

38
Dr. Smith's address at

27
county, hail storm in

335

232

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Chester county mutton ,

Draught of a horse, great

176
Chilisquaque meteorological tables 192 248 319 377 ! Duncan Stephen report ag. Balt. rail road

64
Christ's Church communion plate

272 304 1
history of
353 382 405 | Easton, storm at

399
Church First Baptist, case of

225
rapid travelling from to Phila.

399
St. Paul's, female voters

| Education, sum expended for
Circle quadrature of, discovered

240
Election, Presidential in each State

144
Clark James, report on canals

217
Engraver, a self taught

320
Clarksville, notice of

Episcopal Church in Pennsylvania 337 353 382 405
Clearfield co. coal in

Erie, barbor improved

336
Clinton De Witt, canal report

217 218

Lake, first instance of a trip being performed in
dinner to

January

iki
Coal trade 1828

119

Exchange, bills of, sum required in different cities
1820 to 1828

for £1000 protested
Lehigh

Execution of criminals memorial against public 223
Philad.

Turkish mode of
consumption of in Philad.

Expenditures of Phil, Co.
in Wayne co.

139

Southwark
Clearfield co.

240 256
history of the discovery and uses of anthracite 301 ) Fair Mount-streets prope

301 Fair Mount-streets proposed to be cut through
at Mount Carbon

336
by Spring Garden

16
first load of through Lehigh canal
399 Fat, young lady at York

399
Clearfield, introduced into Reading

ib.
Female Hospitable Society, report

140
regions, account of

409
voters in St. Paul's church

228
mines of Schuylkill co.

410
Ferguson Elizabeth, biography of

395
Coasting trade, value of

Finances, Auclitor General's report

176
College Allegheny, Military school

300 "

report of committee of ways and means 189
Dickinson, state of funds
310 Fish, great draught of

355
Collateral inheritances, amount of

179
ing, great in Schuylkill .

399
Commencements, medical

new mode of

416
Commerce of the U. S.
8 Floor Cloth Manufactory, report on

235
Conestoga creek, load of coal ascends

32 Flour, average price of in Philad. from 1785 to 1828 148
trade of, commences

and corn meal inspected in Philad. 1828 304
accident on

and corn meal inspected in U. S. 1828 205
Congress members of, from this state from 1789 to

Forges in Bedford county

146
1827

Bloomfield

335
Consumption number of deaths by, in Philad. from

Franklin county, description of

233
1807 to 1828
Contrast between wagon and canal carriage

fund, report to councils on the state 392
320

Institute, report on M'Cauly's floor cloth 235
Controllers of public schools, report

152

purpose experiments on water power 253,317
Convicts, expense of conveying

196
Freeport, first collection of canal tolls at

384
Cooper J. W: invents new mode of bleaching 176

French creek feeder, account of

11
Copperas macie at Mercer

148
Frost in May, at Milton

336
Council of Safety appointed

200
Crawford co. sketch of

Fuel saving society, report of

10
Criminals, memorial against public executions 223

Gas lights, at Pittsburgh

176
business of different courts

212)
Gay, Edward F. Canal reports

167, 181
Crops, prospect of

Geology of Wayne county

138
Currency, difficulties of the

1, 19

Germantown, Gen. Wayne's account of affairs there 375
bills issued from 1723 to 1739
Gettysburg described

64
1739 to 1749

Gilbert Benj. and family, captivity of by
value of gold and silver from 1700 10

the Indians
1739

314, 321, 344
19 Glass factory at Bethany
blown at Brownsville

288
Dallas G. M. letters favor of H. of Refuge 250 Gold, value of from 1700 to 1739

20
Damask table linen made at Pittsburg
15 Gookin Gov. complaint of assembly against

162
Damascus notice of
137 ) Government, expenses of

193
Dauphin Co. number of poor in

Governor, appointments by 148,286, 288,320,336,400
Davis Jacob S. Description of Wayne Co. 135 Graces The, given to academy of fine arts

253
Deaf and Dumb Institution report

Grain, quantity measured in Philadelphia
Deaths and Diseases Phil. for 1828 and several Grand Jury present tippling houses

329
128

Greene county, description of
Delaware River Shad fisheries value of

214

taxables in
low tide in
239 Greensburg notice of

60
Piers in Cost of

storm at

288
Breakwater
9 Gunpowder, a valuable pound of

336
frozen over

144

н
breaks up
176 | Hail storm in Chester county

335
Commissioners of N. J. on

351 Haines Samuel, on Pennsylvania rail road
Forts troops at
9 Hamiltonville, notice of

335
Dengue fever at Harrisburg
288 | Harris James D.'s canal report

256
Dispensary Phila. Report of

14 Harrisburgh&Columbia rail road, Hopkins' report 129
Southern and Northern

24

meteorological tables 206,236,248,366
Dividends on Stocks

32 177

mechanic's meeting at
Tax on Bank

177
Lancasterian school

166
Domestics Society for encouraging, constitution of 328

number of arks and rafts which passed
Douglass D. B. report on canal from Easton to

in 1827
Carpenter's point
101 Health, board of, members

199
Doylestown severe weather

304 | Hog, a mammoth,
· Discovery of cannon balls
336 Hollenback Matthias, biographical notice

165

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Hopkins Wm. R., report on Harrisburg and Co Law case, Commonwealth vs. Leeds, master & ap-
lumbia rail road

prentice

326
do and York

N. Libertics vs, Heart, paving street 350
Hopkinson, Judge, opinion on rights of joint

Case vs. McNair, illegal fees

351
owners of vessels, case of Brig Seneca

Hand vs. schr. Elvira, salvage

360
do. schooner Elvira

361 Lentz vs. Schaffer, Landlord and tenant 411
Honesdale, notice of

136 Lead quantity made in United States
rail road from

137 Lee Charles and Gen. Wayne, difference between 390
Horse power, calculations respecting on rail ways 55 Legislative question about Speaker

224
great draught of a
176 Legislators of Pennsylvania, their occupation

94
Horticultural Society offer premiums for Sea Kale 271 Legacies, liberal of F. Kohne
House of Refuge

335
William Lehman's

240
1 & J

William McKenzie's
Indian affairs, expenses of

| 33 | Lehigh coal and navigation company, report
S. Keith's memorial respecting

210

acting manager's rep.
Indingent widows society, report

engineer's report 74
Infant schools society, report of
303, 364 canal, account of

367
Rev, Mr. Carl's address to

386
first coal by

399
Insolvents, of what occupation

224
co, snow in May

336
Inspections of four and corn meal

205 Lehman William, deaih and notice of
bark, flour, &c.

304

legacies
Instructions, singular to Gov. Keith respecting no-

resolution of Athenæum 269
tices on Sunday
Letter from Council to Hannah Penn

154
Insurance companies act respecting

319
James Logan to Charles Gookin

161
Internal improvements - 11, 25, 42, 45, 54, 68, 100, John Hazlewood to Gen. Washington * 180
137, 139, 143, 149, 167, 192 Samuel Ward to do

181
fund, report of commis-

Robert Ballard to do
sioners

139, 195 James Logan to John Penn relating to set.
report of committee on 149

tlements on the Ohio Mississip.

211
expenditures

193

On the times 1775
Iron, in Crawford county

G. M. Dallas on House Refuge

250
Bedford county

145
Samuel Rush do

ib.
Franklin county

234

Dr. Abercrombie relating to Bust of Dr.
Schuylkill county

399

Johnson in Athenæum
Jackson, President's inaugural speech

164 Thoinas Wharton jr. to Gen. Lacey 296 297
Jefferson county, taxables in
· 61

308 325
medical college, graduates 1829
201 Gen. Lacey to Col. Kirkbride

296
1816 to do

202
Thomas Wharton jr, to do

297
Johnson Dr. bust of in Athenæum, history of

252
John Armstrong to Gen. Lacey

ib.
Juniata, improvements on

335

T. Matlack to Gen. Lacey 299 356 360
Justices of the peace in 1824

Col. Kirkbride to Gen. Lacey

298 340
by whom appointed
ib. Gen Washington to do, 298 305 306 325 326

343 356
Kale Sea, premium offered for

270

Gen. Lacey to Gen. Washington 298 306 324
Keith, Sir William, biographical notices

209

326 341 342 356
copies of sundry papers furnish-

Do. to Council

298 305 307 324 341
..ed by James Logan

211 Do. to Gen. Armstrong 307 336 341 343
memorial respect'g Indians 210,211 Gen. Wayne to Gen Lacey

308
King, Mr.'s speech on unpatented lands

Gen. Lacey to Mr. Vanhorne

308
Kobne Frederick's legacies large

Gen. Green to Gen. Lacey

341
Gen. Lacey to Gen. Green

341
Lacey Gen, letters to and from 295 to 298, 305 to 308 Gen. Armstrong to Gen. Lacey

341
324 to 326

Joseph Reed to Gen. Lacey 342 357 359
Lackawaxen canal and rail road

137

Gen. Maxwell to Gen. Lacey
Lacock Abner's report on canal

256 Gen. Lacey to the cols. of his brigade 357
Lanccaster county agricultural association

Pres. Reed to H. W, esq.

357
loaded boat ascends Conestogo
32 Gen. Lacey to Pres. Reed

357 358
proceedings on Boston port bill

37 Vice Pres. Moore to Gen. Lacey . 360
trade of the Conestoga
254 Col. Harmar to Gen. Lacey

358
deer killed in

Clement Biddle to do
charter of

397 David Scott to J. Mcllvaine
Lancasterian school at Harrisburg
166 from J. Mcllvaine in reply

368
Lands, unpatented, Mr. King's speech

Gen, Wayne to -, detailing events at
act respecting

253
Germantown

375
fees on

Charles Lee to Gen.Wayne

390
Land office, business of the

309
Gen. Wayne to Charlcs Lee

390 391
Laws, pamphlets, receipts for

179 Do to Rob. Morris
Law case, Commonwealth vs. Marshall Treillon,

Do to Col. Hartley

402
surety of peace

R. H. Harrison to Gen. Wayne

402
Same vs. Daniel do

Gen. Wayne to Col. Bland
M'Ewen, Hale, & D. vs. Girard, stock 108

B. Fishbourne to Gen. Wayne
Davis and Brooks vs. brig Seneca, part

Gen. Wayne to Joseph Reed

404
ownership

113
Do to Gen. Washington

404
Busman vs. Union canal co. damages 147 Lexington battle

175
Case of First Baptist Church, Judge Licenses, report on

151 262
Smith's opinion, right of property

225
tin pedlars

180
Todds do

227
tavern, amount of

178
Commonwealth vs. St. Pauls Ch, voters 228 Library Philadelphia, McKenzie's legacy to
Cope vs. Cordova, landing and delivery 284 'J. Smith appointed Librarian

306
U.S. vs, Boyer, counterfeiting

289 Literature progress of, in Penn.

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