The Documentary History of the State of New-York: Arranged Under Direction of the Hon. Christopher Morgan, Secretary of State, Volume 2
Edmund Bailey O'Callaghan
Weed, Parsons & Company, public printers, 1849 - New York (State)
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Wonderful four volume set with lots of maps and reproductions of historical documents, including lengthy excerpts from descriptions of early wars with the Indians, and French. Read full review
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Page 603 - That after the first three years, when the proportion of money arising out of each Colony to the general treasury can be known, the number of members to be chosen for each Colony shall, from time to time, in all ensuing elections, be regulated by that proportion...
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Page 605 - That in case of the death of the president general, the speaker of the grand council for the time being shall succeed, and be vested with the same powers and authorities, to continue till the king's pleasure be known.
Page 986 - Whereas there was this Day read at the Board a Report from the Right Honourable the Lords of the Committee of Council for plantation affairs dated the fifth of this Instant in the words following viz'.
Page 1079 - To the honorable the Legislature of the state of New- York in Senate and Assembly convened. The petition of John Fitch, of Bucks county in the state of Pennsylvania, humbly sheweth.
Page 604 - ... treasurer in each government when necessary ; and from time to time may order the sums in the treasuries of each government into the general treasury, or draw on them for special payments, as they find most convenient ; yet no money to issue but by joint orders...