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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. IX.-JANUARY TO JULY, 1892.

PHILADELPHIA.

wm., F. GEDDES, PRINTER, 9 LIBRARY ST.

INDEX.

corner stone

Brady, Captain Samuel, life and adventures of Adventure and escape, extraordinary

105

184, 206, 237, 268, 303, 395 African Education Society-constitution 115 Bridge stock, owned by the state

1 Agriculture, report of committee on, to legislature 100 Monongahela destroyed

96 Aldermen, county, speech on proposed change 79

Columbia

104 Alms House, new, estimated cost of

67

Schuylkill Permanent, ceremony at laying Appropriation for improvements 2

267 Andalusia murder, account of 411 Buck, a large one killed at Bethany

160 Apprentices' library company, report, &c. 60, 207 Bucks Co., persentment of Grand Jury respecting Arrivals of vessels at Philadelphia, 1831

32

use of court house, for religious purAssessment of Northumberland county

285
poses

48 of Lancaster county,

ib
state of the thermometer, 1831

48 Attleborough, described

173
case of ejectment

301 Auction duties 416 Butler county described

385 Auditor general's report, appendix

1 B

Cabinet of Natural Science of Montgomery counBank, Girard, new, 28, 320, 336, 384, 412 ty, report of

116 message of Governor on chartering 384 Caldwell David, tribute of respect to

103 report of committee of legislature on 384 Camden and Amboy rail-road, law

169 presentment of Crand Jury 412

report

49 Bank stock, owned by state 1 Canal stock owned by state

1 Banks in the state, tabular statement of 56 Schuylkill Navigation company, report

21 Bank of United States, memorial to congress for

Pennsylvania, which see.
renewal of charter

29
Delaware and Raritan

49, 169 debate on

30, 79
Delaware and Hudson

104, 297 list of stockholders, and shares held by 110

commissioners, report on iron contracts 112 specie on hand, and at branches,

111

on amount expended letter of N. Biddle to J. Johnson, on political

for repairs

18 influence

118

report of committee on their views of the majority in Congress

148

conduct

261 report of the majority of committee of inves Canals and rail-roads compared

222 tigation

289
tolls, amount of

304 tabular statement of its condition 301

62 examination of the president by

Lehigh, report, &c.
Morris

379
committee
304, 357, 374 Chesapeake and Delaware, report

390 report of the minority of committee of inves

Union, report

398 tigation

311 Carpet manufactory, at Bush-hill, described 224 report of J. Q. Adams

321, 337

report, Franklin Institute 336 resolution of the legislature 366 Cat, a wild, taken at Towanda

160 Baptists, statistics of the

288 Cave, a remarkable, discovered in Franklin co. 222 Barber, John, report on Columbia and Philadelphia Census tables, Mercer, Mifflin, Northumberland, and rail-road,

33
Warren counties

381 on Pennsylvania canal,

97

Washington, Union, and Venango Bear, a large, at Mifflintown

160
counties

405 Beaver, the largest steamboat built at

96 See next volume.
meadow rail-road, facts respecting 180 Centennary, celebration of Washington's birth
a new town and quick building

303
day

80, 102, 109 Bellefonte, stages between and Philadelphia

256 See next volume. Bethany, a large buck, killed at 160 Chambersburg described

383 Biographical notices,

Cherokee case, Judge Marshall's opinion

225 Stephen Girard

83
McLean's

241 Christopher Ludwick

161 Chesapeake and Delaware canal company, report 390 Captain Samuel Brady 184, 206, 237, Chester, minerals found at

334 268, 303, 395 Cholera, alarm and sanitary measures

394 James Logan

263 Coal, arrived coastwise at Philadelphia in 1831 48 John Peters

30, 31 foreign, quantity imported and exported, Wm. Penn

351

1820 to 1830,
Joseph Hackney
382 early sent from Susquehanna

127
Hugh Hefferman
400 ashes useful for cleaning brass

160 Governor Joseph Hiester ib regions, pleasant, tour in

304 Birth, three at a

224

trade, statistics in Schuylkill, &c. 319, 336 Blacks, are they citizens?

361 76 Colored people of Philadelphia, memorial Blairsville, great freshet at GEN 125 Columbia, and Philadelphia rail-road ,

33, 69

79

Columbia, bridge destroyed

105 Girard's Legacy, detailed list of tenants, houses and first settlement of

113, 145
rents in city

39 freshets at

105, 121
do. in the county

40 statistics of

147

letter from executors on the subCongressional districts, state divided into

403

ject of the college, and streets Controllers of public schools, report

156
through the premises

39 Copper discovered in Luzerne county

303

letter from executors on the imCouncils, Select and Common, eedings

provement of the square on Mar. 4, 27, 38, 64, 65, 86, 107, 120, 137, 171,

ket street

40 197, 232, 251, 265, 283, 362

plan of buildings, and contractors for the work

41 D

report of committee and resolutions Deaths in Wilkesbarre, 1831

173

adopted, respecting renting and and diseases in Philadelphia, 1831

174

collecting for the real estate 41 in Easton

176

resolution to send copy of will to Delaware and Raritan canal

49, 169
legislature, &c.

42 law

169
further return of property

ib and Hudson canal, rates of toll on 104

schedule of real estate purchased report 279 after 20th June, 1830

ib river, correspondence between Pennsyl

letter from trustees of bank on real vania and New Jersey, on dams 119

estate, part of capital

43 breakwater, specific gravities of the stone

tenants ask reduction of rent 65, 66, 86 used at

191

committee of legislature meet comriver, freshet in

208
mittee of Councils

66, 69 Dispensary, reports

3, 101
outline of a bill reported

67 Dividends

304, 366

present state of the trusts to be Divorce, curious debate on, in legislature

77

published, annuities to be paid Duche, Rev. Jacob's letter to Gen. Washington on

out of rents, &c.

68 revolutionary war

81

Mayor to let lands in Passyunk and
Moyamensing

69 E

letter of executors asking advice Easton, deaths at, 1831

176

as to insurance, and resolution on 109 freshet at

209

Mayor to proceed to Harrisburg to a sketch of

335
obtain a law

86 Economy society, schism at

109

Mayor authorized to make repairs 120 compromised

176

committee appointed to regulate Education, meeting and resolution on

6
rents

ib report on

ib

report of committee of legislature Girard college, plan of

11

to confer with city authorities 127 directors of public schools

27

city treasurer authorized to receive R. Vaux resigns as president

70

from trustees of Bank, deeds African society of Pittsburg, constitu

for real estate

172 tion of

115

Pennsylvania Hose company ask report of committee on

154
for lot for hose house

ib of controllers of public schools 156

respecting Poudrette near the colcolleges, academies, &c. in the state 254

lege

233, 283 Erie, Lake, commerce and navigation, vessels on 71

Counsel to defend a suit in district communication with

402
court, asked for

ib Exchange, Philadelphia, corner stone laid

128

communications from Mr. Boyd and memorial to Councils 170

others, agents, respecting the Excursion, a pleasant

304
lands in Schuylkill county

234

committee to visit the lands 234, 267 F

committee appointed to have Water Fires, number of in 1831

80

street surveyed, and a plan deFranklin legacy

69
vised for laying it out

252 Institute, address and queries on state of

report of committee to digest à manufactures

87

pian, for the general manageannual report

209
ment of the bequests

265 report on Spicer's machine to

notice from executors, that they 287 are going to pay

the state report on carpet factory 336

$300,000

267 French creek, freshet in

96

resolution proposed to inquire into Freshets, great 96, 105, 121, 159

measures proper, respecting lot Frost, late at Milford

352

on Market street and purchase of lumber

267 G

resolution requesting executors to Geological Society of Pennsylvania, report and con

have the square improved ib stitution 208

resolution requesting executors to Germantown, statistics of

48

improve the square 283, 332 rail-road opened

367

resolution of executors agreeing to Girard Bank, new, relating to 28, 336, 384, 415

ib Girard, Stephen, will of

9

Mayor authorized to draw for Girard's Legacy, sketch of

83

amount of water rents and re. letter from executors to Councils,

pairs,

ib inclosing copy of will and list of

do.

do. for taxes 332 real estate

27

report of committee on insuring Girard committee appointed ib

property

333

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