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Academy, Manual *... plan of 12 | Boston Port bill, circular letter of committee ib.
Accommodations in the City for travellers 94 letter to committee of Boston 34
Acts passed by legislature 1828–9 292 proceedings at York 35
Adams co, description of 63 letter to committee of Mass. ib.
taxables in 96 proceedings at Reading 36
Address, poetical, of the carriers 31 Lancaster 37
Agricultural Association of Lancaster co. 16 Carlisle ib.
Meeting at Bustleton respecting foreign Chester 38
potatoes and barley 204 Newtown. ib.
Alleghany College, military school 300 provincial meeting at Philad’a 245
Mountain, Roberts's report on portage - instructions to assembly on 244
across 277. 290 |Breakwater, progress of 9
route for a canal 166 Bridges, Canal, specification of 219
slackwater 167 Bristol, charter of s12
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, history of 273
Armstrong Co. Receipts and expenditures 176
Asparagus, large raised in Passyunk 400 Cabbage, perennial introduced 320
Assembly’s address against Gov. Gookin 162 Canal French creek feeder - 11
Athenaeum, report of 91 Chesapeake and Ohio memorial 76
bequest to by W. Lehman 241 Conestogo, trade of 42
bust of Dr. Johnson at 252 Delaware and Raritan 117
Atlee, Wm. Augustus, judge 241 Lackawaxen 137
Auction Commissions and Duties 177, 255 Schuylkill navigation company 25
duties at Philadelphia 16 Susquehanna and Lehigh 68
system report to Congress on 61 Pennsylvania 11, 100, 166, 240, 335, 350
Aurora Borealis, description of 49 217, 218
and Rail Roads, between Delaware & Susq. 54
Bache Franklin's letter on penitentiary system 197 report to legislature 149
Baltimore and Susquehanna rail toad billl, 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 232
3ark, 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 ib. and rail road loan, Governor refuses to sign
town ib. bill 270
forges and furnaces ib. money paid out for 272
Bethany W. Co. notice of 137 bill 330
Glass factory ib. Union, boats and lumber which pass 384
Biographical notice of Ephraim Bloom 96 Manch Chunk ib.
- Sir William Keith 111 Co. Union, vote $5000 to S. Mifflin's family 334
Matthias Hollenback 165 new Commissioners appointed 351, 384
Samuel Neely 240 | Cannon balls discovered at Doylestown 336
Wm. A. Atlee 240 || Carbon Port, notice of ib.
John Evans ib. rail road at mines ib.
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
Wun. Bradford ib. cherries destroyed at ib.
Thomas Smith ib. cave and spring at 265
H. H. Breckenridge ib. proceedings on Boston port bill 37
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 railroad 129
. . ... ...Elizabeth Ferguson 394 and York do 132
‘. . . . ." Robeyh Mottes: • * 399 Caterpillars and crops 350
Births in Philadelphia&ach day; add soil years 128||Charities, public of Philadelphia 41, 49
Bishops, first American consecration of ‘’’ 405 report of committee on 228
Blackbird, a singulario Yéro.o.:::: 350 premium for essay on 400
Bleaching, new motle discovered.: ". 176 | Charter of Chester 264
Bloomfield, town of glascribed. ... " . 304 || - Bristol 312
forge at . . . . ...: '...:: : 335 Lancast cr 396
remarkablé àfatight offsh.; , , 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

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Chester county mutton 192 Draught of a horse, great
Chilisquaque meteorological tables 192 248 319 377 | Duncan Stephen report ag. Balt.railroad 64
Christ's Church communion plate 272 304 E -
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 228 Education, sum expended for 195
Circle quadrature of, discovered 349 | Election, Presidential in each state 144
Clark James, report on canals 217 Engraver, a self taught 320
Clarksville, notice of 137 Episcopal church in Pennsylvania 337 353 382 405
clearfield co. coal in *49 | Erie, harbor improved 336
Clinton DeWitt, canal report 217 218 Lake, first instance of a trip being performed in
dinner to 411 January ib.
Coal trade 1828 34 79 119 Exchange, bills of, sum required in different cities
1820 to 1828 8% for £io90 protested
Lehigh 73 Execution of criminals memorial against public 223
Philad. . . - 79 Turkish mode of ib.
consumption of in Philad. ib. Expenditures of Phil. Co. 143
in Wayne co. 139 Southwark ib.
Clearfield co. 240 256
history of the discovery and uses of anthracite 301 || Fair Mount—streets proposed to be cut througli
at Mount Carbon 336 by Spring Garden 16
first load of through Lehigh canal 999 || Fat, young lady at York 399
Clearfield, introduced into Reading *: Female Hospitable society, report 140
regions, account of 409 ... voters in St. Paul’s church 228
mines of Schuylkill co. #!9 Ferguson Elizabeth, biography of 395
Coasting trade, value of ||7 | Finances, Auditor General's report 176
College Allegheny, Military school 300 report of committee of ways and means 189
Dickinson, state of funds $10 | Fish, great draught of 355
Collateral inheritances, amount of 179 ing, great in Schuylkill 399
Commencements, medical 200 new mode of 416
Commerce of the U. S. * | Floor cloth Manufactory, report on 235
Conestoga creek, load of coal ascends 33 Flour, average price of in Philad. from 1785 to 1828 148
trade of commences 42 and corn meal inspected in Philad. 1828 304
accident on - - 335 and corn meal inspected in U. S. 1828 205
Congress members of, from this state from 1789 to * Forges in Bedford county 146
1827 242 Bloomfield 335
Consumption number of deaths by, in Philad. from Franklin county, description of 233
1807 to 1828 - 128 fund, report to councils on the state 392
Contrast between wagon and canal carriage 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 - !?!?! Freeport, first collection of canal tolls at 384
Cooper J.W. invents new mode of bleaching 176 French creek feeder, account of 11
‘....". * *::: d ; Frost in May, at Milton 336
ouncil of Safety appointe -- - - - 3.18
Crawford co. ... 10 Fuel saving society, report of
Criminals, memorial against public executions #3 Gaslights, at Pittsburgh 176
business of different courts 243 Gay, Édward F. Canal reports 167, 181
Crops, prospect of 33% Geology of Wayne county 138
Currency, difficulties of the * {2| Germantown, Gen.wayne's account of affairs there 373
bills issued from 1723 to 1739 ... Gettysburg described 64
1739 to 1749 - *9 Gilbert Benj. and family, captivity of by
value. of gold and silver from 1700 to the Indians - 314, 321, 344
1739 - 19| Glass factory at Bethany 137
D blown at Brownsville 176, 288
Dallas G. M. letters favor of H. of Refuge 250 Gold, value offrom 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 148

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Davis Jacob S. Description of Wayne Co.
Deaf and Dumb Institution report
Deaths and Diseases Phil. for 1828 and several

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Domestics Society for encouraging, constitution of 328
, Douglass D. B. report on canal from Easton to
Carpenter's point -
Doylestown severe weather
Discovery of cannon balls

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304
336

Governor, appointments by 148,286, 288,320,336,400
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Graces The, given to academy of fine arts 253
Grain, quantity measured in Philadelphia 32
Grand Jury present tippling houses 329
Greene county, description of 60
taxables in 61
Greensburg notice of 60
storm at 288
Gunpowder, a valuable pound of 336
Hail storm in Chester county 335
Haines Samuel, on Pennsylvania rail road 47
Hamiltonville, notice of 335
Harris James D.'s canal report 256
Harrisburgh&Columbia railroad, Hopkins' report 129
meteorological tables 206,236,248,366
mechanic's meeting at 263
Lancasterian school 166
number of arks and rafts which passed
in 1827 67
Health, board of, members 199
Hog, a mammoth, - 176
Hollenback Matthias, biographical notice 165

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