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ACTS for preventing tumults & riots, 4; to erect a light house at

Delaware Bay, 4; to perpetuated testimony, 18, 20; for sale of

goods distrained for rent, 22; to repeal an act relating to tan-

ning leather, 23, 24; to regulate chimney Sweepers, 23; to sell

the copper mine tract of land, 23; to equalize excise on wine,

rum, &c., 24, 41; to grant his Majesty £1000, 32; to recover

divers sums of money, 27; for the more easy recovery of legacies,

42; to restrain & prevent lotteries, 48, 98; for the support of

the government, 53; for emiting £150,000, 76; to perpetuate

the act of laying duty on negroes imported, 72, 77; vesting cer-

tain tract of land in Cumberland co., 75, 77, 139; for preserv

ing the navigation of Shearman's creek, 76; for limitation of

actions, 84; to encourage building good mills, 109; to prevent

counterfeiting paper money, 109; to prevent infectious, diseases,

139; to regulate fishing in the Conestogo creek, 139, 144, 149;

to punish rioters, 144; to regulate pedlars, 144; to prevent

fraud in packing herring and shad, 144; to prevent tumultu-

ous assemblies, 149; to grant money to certain counties, 197;

for emiting bills of credit, 223, 226; for building a house of

correction in Philadelphia, 237; to prohibit the importation of

slaves, 245.

Addresses of the Assembly to Governor Richard Penn, 1, 29; to
Gov. John Penn, 96, 107, 216; from Gov. John Penn to the
Assembly, 97, 107; of the Committee of Safety for the province
of Pennsylvania to the public, 623, 624, 625, 626, 627.

Advertisement, a dangerous one, 141.

Amunition, delivered to the Colonels of the different battalions of

Associators in Pa., 613, 644,

Artillery company rules & regulations for recommended, 391, 392,
393, 394.

Assembly, messages from to Governor Penn, 5, 6, 28, 32, 70, 74,

82, 96, 142, 225, 238, 252.

Associators for the city & suburbs of the city of Philadelphia, 630.
names of to be returned to the Council of Safety, 687.

BATTALION of Foot, to be raised in Pennsylvania, 756.

Barrack master, instructions to from the Committee of Safety, 568.

Bedford county, people of petition, setting forth their dangerous

situation, 68, 74.

Berks county, letter from laid before the board of the Council of

Safety, 655.

Bermuda Island, the people of in great distress, Congress recom-
mends to the several Colonies to send them relief, 412, 413, 414.
Billington, N. J. fortifications erected at, 730.

Bills, Loan office, &c., 27; for emitting £200,000 bills of Credit, 28;
touching roads in the Province, 39; to emit £150,000 76; for
preserving the navigation of Shearman's Creek, 71; to prevent
frauds & abuses in leather, 76; to raise county rates, 81, 82.

Board of business established, &c., 280.

Boats, Provincial ones, rules & regulations to be observed on by of-
ficers & crew, 322, 323, 324, 825, 326, 327; military stores al-
lowed them, 363; General instructions to commanders of, 368,
369, 370, 617; men employed, 465; ammunition furnished them,
566.

Boston Post, Parliamentary act respect'g, noticed, 180.

Boundary line between Pennsylvania & Virginia, touching, 150,
156, 158, 161, 165, 167, 174, 176, 181, 182, 183, 184, 185,
186, 187, 188, 191, 206.

between Pennsylvania & Maryland, 220, 221, 225.

to Congress, 575, 576, 577.

different committees appointed, 543, 544.

Clothing Agent appointed, 538.

DARTMOUTH, Earl of, letters from to Gov. Penn, 102, 220, 246,
248.

Declaration of Independence, to be liberally distributed, 634.
Defence of the River Delaware, 285, 286, 287, 289, 290, 334, 368,
504.

Delaware Indians, message to from Gov. John Penn, 204.

Deposition of Henry Reed, 168.

Deserters, not to be concealed by any one knowing them as, unless
fined, 618, 619.

Disturbances in Western Pennsylvania, 141, 157, 161, 166, 167,
169, 234, 235, 533.

Dixon & Mason's line, 150, 182, 183, 187.

Drunkenness punished in the army, 309.

Dunmore, Lord, Governor of Virginia, letter from to Gov. Pena.
157; to Tilghman, 183, 188.

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FIELD OFFICERS, recommended, nominated, & appointed, 442, 443,
444, 446.

Fire arms, not to be carried out of Pennsylvania without permission,
498.

Fire Sloop, manned for service, 585; allowance to the officers &
crew, 585, 586.

Fish, an act to prevent fraud in packing them, 144, 226.

Flints, 30,000 for the use of the army, 632.

Flying camp, 6,000 militia to be raised for that purpose, 611,
704.

Forgers and counterfeiters, act relative to them, 89.

Fort Island, barrack master at, instructions to, 568, 56; survey of
bar authorized, 575; ready to accommodate affairs, 587.

Fort Pitt, propriety of keeping small garrison at, 71.

Foulke, Judah, appointed keeper of the standard of weights in

Philadelphia, 111.

French, Christopher, Major of his Majesty's 22d Regiment on pa-

role, 303, 306.

GAGE, GENERAL, letter from to Penn, 19.

German settlers at the Glades, their petition to have Keble ap-
pointed Justice of the Peace, 8.

German companies to be raised in Pennsylvania and Maryland, 621,
622; officers appointed to command them, 643, 679, 685, 757.
Grievances of the citizens of Lancaster and Cumberland Counties,
touching payment for carriages in His Majesty's service, 17, 19.

Gunlocks, provincial manufactory of, 506.

Guns, to be completed, 290; to be made of substantial materials,

293; to be provided for service, 298; second handed ones pur-

chased, 418.

H.

names of nations or tribes incidentally mentioned, occurring

repeatedly Six Nations, 177, 192; Shawanese, 192; Dela-

wares, 194; Cahuga, 255.

Inspection Committee to assist in procuring rifles, &c., 688.

JOHNSTON, SIR WILLIAM, letter from to Governor Penn, 53, 192.
Johnson Guy, letter from, 200.

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LANCASTER, buildings regulated by a certain act of the Legisla

ture, 148.

Lead, scarce, clock and window weights of lead fused into bullets,

558, 572, iron weights ordered to be cast & exchanged for leaden

ones, 561, 637, 649.

Letters, from Nicholas Sutherland, 16; from General Gage, 19;
from William Johnson, 21; from Randolph Payne, 57; from
Robert Moodie, 86; from William Plunket, 86; from Arthur
St. Clair, 140, 145, 194, 202; from Lord Dunmore, 149, 158,
176, 193; to Governor Trumbull, 152, 156; to Smith, 171,
to Crawford, 171; from the Earl of Dartmouth to Penn, 102;
from the Connecticut Commissioners, 121, 133, 138; from Dun-
more to Tilghman, 183, 188, 191; from Aeneas Mackay, 141,

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