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REGISTER OF PENNSYLVANIA.

DEVOTED TO THE

PRESERVATION OF FACTS AND DOCUMENTS,

AND EVERY KIND OF

USEFUL INFORMATION

RESPECTING THE STATE OF PENNSYLVANIA.

EDITED BY SAMUEL HAZARD.

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VOL. X.-JULY 1832 TO JANUARY 1833.

Philadelphia:

PRINTED BY WM. F. GEDDES, no. 9 LIBRARY STREET.

UNISITY
LIERARY

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INDEX.

267,

report to do.

A
Brady, capt. Samuel, biography of

13, 21,
Adventure, a revolutionary

311

45, 87, 201
Agricultural Society Union, exhibition

310 Breakwater, Delaware, first effects of 311, 334
Aldermen, act for appointing in Philadelphia Bridge, Perkiomen, destroyed

267
county,

221

Schuylkill Permanent, statistical account
Allegheny mountains, geology of

305 287
of,

147, 179, 193, 213
Allentown, snakes in the Lutheran church at 333 Brown, Robert, artist, biography

199
America, essay on the discovery of, by Mons, Brownsville, manufactures of

22
Otto,

294
Appointments by the governor 285, 363, 400
Apprentices' Library Co., address by Jno. Ser- Cabbages, large

320
geant to
373 Canals, comparative saving on carriage,

223
Association at Reading for, the punishment of

Chemung, letter on trade and advantages
theft, and prevention of depredations

of, to Philadelphia

384
on private property,

206

Pennsylvania, tolls received on 74,351
Auditor, general's report on finances

351
à trip on

342

daily line of boats from
B

Pittsburg to Philadel.
Bailey, William, a pioneer settler, biography 199

phia

365
Bank, Girard, (new) opened

111

first boat" from Hunting-
Cashiers elected

223

don to Hollidaysburg

365
United States, President's Veto

25
commissioners report

385
H. Toland's report on the

celebration at Columbia 398
condition of

398
Conestoga co. report

54
Wm. Mcllvaine resigns 59
Union, co. memorial to legislature

334
Samuel Jaudon elected 223

report

360
Barney, commodore, account of capture of the

tonnage on

361
General Monk by

132

West Philadelphia, apply to councils 315
Beets, large,
299

341
Benner, General Philip, biography
90, 109 Carbondale, visit to coal mines at

319
Berwick, notice of
55 Carroll, Charles, proceedings on death of

327,
Bettle, Edward's essay on negro slavery in Penn.

400, 416, 411
sylvania,

328, 337 Caterpillars, in York co.
Biddle, major Thomas, biography of
121 Census, table of Westmoreland co.

76
Biographical sketches of Wm. Bailey, early settler 199 Chambersburg, cholera at

267
Bard, Archibald,
269 Chapman, Dr. N. letter on cholera

197
Benner, Gen. Philip 91, 109 Chester co. marble quarries in

157
Biddle, major Thomas 121

singular circumstance in drawing a
Brady, capt. Samuel, 13, 21, 45,

jury

353
87, 201 Cholera, proceedings respecting

8, 15, 31
Brown, Robert, artist 199
at Erie, report of physicians on

15
Crawford, colonel

15

address of Sanitary Committee, Phila. 31
Guthrie, John, revol. 199

report of Drs. Jackson, Meigs, Harlan,
Heister, governor Joseph 23

commission to Canada 32, 152, 166, 182
Jeffries, John

336

fast day proposed to councils on account
Penn, Wm

318
of

44
Rittenhouse, David * 253

fast day appointed by bishop White,
Ross, George

382
and form of prayer to be used

47
Rush, Benjamin

* 253

address of Catholic bishop, and permis-
Slocum, Benj. early settler 48

sion to abstain from vegetables and
Smith, James

311, 302

fish during
Welshoffer, Jacob and
fast day observed

48
George

269

gov. Wolf's proclamation for a 64
Blairsville, early frost at

223

report on the crowded and filthy state
Blind, education of, numbers in the U. States

of a part of Upper Delaware Ward 64
and Pennsylvania

333, 336

resolution to interdict intercourse with
Blythe, Hon. C. address at the organization of

New York, offered to and rejected
Pennsylvania College at Gettysburg

49
by councils

72, 73
Boudinot, Elias, extract of will,

271

ten thousand dollars appropriated to
Bouquet, col. Henry's espedition, account of 101

use of Sanitary Committee

73
Bradford co. geology of

201

proposal to extend the powers of the
A inouse hunt in

222
Sanitary Committee

73

32

47

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94

Cholera, record of cases occurring in private Cholera, at Carlisle

416
practice
74, 108, 287, 297, 303 Church, new Presbyterian, at Fair Mount

201
location and physicians of the different

Port Carbon

223
hospitals
74, 75 Clearfield town, wild honey found at

302
summary daily tables of cases and deaths Coal, of Fayette co. geological facts respecting 15
in public institutions and private

trade of Pottsville, statistics of 164, 409
practice
75, 176 pit, fatal accident at

110
councils postpone session on the even-

wagons, accident to

223
ing of fast day
92 transportation by relays proposed

237
address of the Board of Medical Advi.

transportation meeting at Williamsport,
sers, relative to popular insults and

proceedings

246
abuses
92 large vessel built for

285
resolutions of Sanitary Committee on

imported into Boston, anthracite

299
the above
93 mines at Carbondale, a trip to

319
tables showing the districts in which Columbia, rain at

304
the cases of private practice occur.

rail road, first Lancaster stage on 304
red

93, 108, 176
progress of rail road

381
treatment of, in almshouse

95 Colonnade Row described
complaint of Block Committee of Wal- Commerce of Pennsylvania

93
nut Ward on the present mode of Conestego Navigation Company, report

54
covering the ground with houses 99 Connelsville described

14, 22
resolution proposed in councils to ex.
tend improvements in order to em.

D
ploy persons deprived of work by 100 Dallas, Geo. M. address at Princeton

134
near Norristown

110 Delaware river, documents relating to the navi.
at Meadville

110

gation of, between New Jersey and
full report of Drs. Jackson, Meigs, and

Pennsylvania, correspondence of
Harlan

152, 166, 182

governors and commissioners 119, 129,
report of Board of Medical Advisers to

201, 209, 225
Sanitary Committee on the establish-
Delaware co. large sunflower

223
ment of a permanent cholera hospi-

breakwater

311, 334
tal

157 De Verd, cape, islands, meeting in behalf of
peculiarities of the atmosphere during 158

sufferers

256
plan of the permanent cholera hospital

Dickinson, John's, address to the citizens of Phi-
by Medical Board of Advisers

172
ladelphia, in 1768

106
compensation to commissioners to Dillingham, Wm. H. address at laying corner
Canada, and vote of thanks 170, 173

stone of Presbyterian church at West.
complete tabular view of cases, deaths,

chester

38
and localities, from July 11th to

District Court of Philadelphia, act for establish-
Sept. 13

176
ing

208
Sanitary Committee close their labors
187 Dividends

32, 199
letter of Dr. N. Chapman on
197 Doylestown, described

383
statement of committee of North Ward

Du Ponceau, P. S. address before the Penn So-
respecting the cholera in Arch-st.

ciety

343
Prison

232

E
letter of Dr. Granville Sharp Pattison Easton, German Reformed church consecrated 381
217, 232 Ebensburg, weather at

336
phenomenon in rain water
223 Eclipse of the sun at Philadelphia

108
Catholic bishop's withdrawal of the
dispensation from the law of absti-

Education, Pennsylvania College at Gettysburg

organized, address of C. Blythe
223

account of the rise and progress of
letter from Sanitary Committee and re-

the Philadelphia Society for sup-
port of Ladies' Orphan Asylum 231

port of Charity Schools

62, 70
committee of councils appointed to sub-

address and proceedings of the Com-
mit an expression for the services of

mittee of Correspondence on 105
the medical gentlemen

231

a concise view of the general state of
report of do. with sundry resolutions,

education in the U. States, with
pieces of plate, and order for $2,000 232

several tables

257
at Chambersburg

267, 237

act for establishing a general system
Pittshurg

285, 336
of

267
Westchester

299

of the blind, numbers of in the U.
report of S. Jackson, made to the Medi.

States and Pennsylvania

333
cal Board of Advisers, embracing a
Elections, ward

221
view of the principal facts relating to

Girard trustees,

224
cholera in Philadelphia

353
general

237, 268
report of the Medical Board of Advi.

governor

281, 400
sers on the means of preventing the

electoral

301
introduction of malignant diseases 366

governor and electors

335
Sisters of Charity decline receiving pre- Electors, chosen

336
sents from councils
314 Electoral college, proceedings of

364
report of expenditures by the Sanitary
Elizabethtown, large steamboat launched

222
Committee
315 Erie, cholera at, report on

15
resolution to apply money intended for
Erie co, iron ore in

208
the Sisters of Charity, to several in-
stitutions over which they preside 317

F
$600 appropriated to Sanitary Com. Fairview, rolling mills

73
mittee
411 Finances of the state, Aud. General's Report

351

on

nence

92

187

390

Finances, tables from 1828 to 1832

365 | Girard's legacy, executors furnish statement of
Franklin, Benjamin's, will

270

personal property in their
anecdote of

299
hands

339
Friends, efforts in regard to slavery

92

compensation to city treasurer
number attending meetings in Philadel-

for attention to

341, 412
phia, 1684,

application to councils to have
notice of Wm, Penn's arrival

92

projecting houses in Water-
st. removed

314

committee appointed to inquire
Gas, report on lighting city with

what alterations are necessa-
issuing from sewer complained of

190

ry in the ordinance of 15th
Geological survey of Massachusetts

174
Sept.

317
Society's circular and queries

307

report of committee and two uz.
lectures proposed

335

dinances
Geology of Bradford co.

200

treasurer to prepare a state-
the Allegheny mountains

305
ment of the concern

413
beds on which Philadelphia stands 307 Girdon, James, (capt.) presents two swans to
Girard's legacy, report of committee to improve

the city

232
lands, trustees not authoriz- Governor, votes for

281
ed to advance funds 72, 45, 44, 9

Wolf's message

369
new Girard Bank applies for

inaugural address

400
lease of the old banking house 42

correct votes for

ib
information from judge Bry re- Greensburg, monument erected at, to gen. St.
specting the Ouchita lands,

Clair

365
resolution

42, 91
executor's reply to report of

committee on improvement of Harrisburg, meteorological observations 48, 115
lands
43

173, 281, 368
reply of Wm. J. Duane on said Heister, gov. Joseph, biography

23
report also
45 Honey, large quantities found at Clearfield

302
ordinance reported for laying Horner, Dr. Wm. E., introductory lecture as
out Water-st.

46, 72
professor of anatomy

65
resolution for executors to pay Horticultural Society, premiums awarded

159
collateral inheritance tax

45
report on exhibition

361
committee appointed to inquire Huntingdon, first canal boat from, to Hollidays.
respecting the real estate pur-

burg

365
chased by S. Girard after the
publication of his will

73

I & J
mayor authorized to pay the Iron, furnaces at Connellsville
taxes on do

ib of McKean co.
execiitors authorized to pay C.
ore discovered in Erie co.

208
Cany's bill

ib Ithaca and Owego rail road, report of 282, 288
treasurer authorized to receive Jeffries, John, biography

336
$10,000 for fuel, 91, has re- Judicial history of Pennsylvania

274, 289
ceived it,
172 Jury, singular circumstance on drawing a

352
executors authorized to pay
over personal property in

K
Schuylkill co.

ib Keim, general, of Reading, undertakes a new
application for decrease of

and singular voyage

16
rents, 173, report on

189
report of committee on proper.

L
ty purchased after publica- Lafayette, gen. a hat presented to, made at the
tion of will and agreement

centennial celebration

187
with heirs

188 Law cases and intelligence-U. States vs. 14*
ordinance for the management

packages, Beard & Kirby

4
of the Girard trusts

191
report on revised code

76
nominations by councils for di-

Intestate, bill and remarks

108, 321
rectors, treasurer, and audi-

chief justice McKean's opinion on
tors

205
proprietary claims, 1779

113
election of do.

224

historical view of punishments in
sureties of the treasurer

230
Pennsylvania, Tyson's,

117
Water-st. ordinance for laying

essays on penitentiary discipline 152,
out anew reported
45, 72

170, 177
do. recorded in court Q. S.

230
act for inspection of tobacco

220
expenses of committee for clerk

relating to aldermen

221
hire, &c. allowed

ib

District Court

239
Girard committee discharged 230

to enable mayor, &c. to effect
act to enable mayor, &c. to

certain improvements

244
effect certain improvements

to appropriate the legacy of Stephen
on the eastern front, &c. 244

Girard to improvement by canal
act to appropriate the legacy of

navigation

246
Stephen Girard to improve-

for establishing a general system of
ment by canal navigation 246

education

266
organization of trust committees 332

iwo addresses to the associated mem-
city treasurer submits accounts

bers of the Philadelphia bar, by
and balance paid over to Gi-

Wm. Rawle

289, 273
rard treasurer

339
the "Great Law”

277

15, 22

17

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