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taining, but am inclined to the opinion, that four hun. mirable nurseries for bringing up and qualifying young dred thousand would fall short of the true number; men for the business of teaching. Molerate appropri. about twenty thousand of t.ese, as appears from the re. ations in aid of those literary institutions that have not turns made to the Secretary of the Commonwealth, un participated of the Commonwealthi's bounty, might der a resolution of the House of Representatives of the place them in a condition to furnish the State with a ninth of January last, are returned as charity scholars respectable number of well educated young men, inwhose tuition is to be paid for out of the county funds, structed, as some of those institutions propose to do, in leaving, according to this assumption, three hundred the business of teaching as a profession, in a short time and eighty thousand entirely uninstructed.

and at a comparatively trifling expense. These sug. I have said that there has not hitherto been an appro- gestions are thrown out for your consideration, should priation made that is available for the purposes of edu. they elicit a more eligible or better plan för attaining cation; this is literally true, but the Legislature, by the the end desired, it will afford me much gratification to act of second April, eighteen hundred and thirty-one, unite with the General Assembly in carrying it into efhave made provision for creating a fund, in prospect, fect. for that object, by setting apart for common school pur The opinion is entertained by many of our citizens poses, the proceeds arising from unpatented lands, fees and not a few of our statesmen, that individual enterin the land office and all moneys received in pursuance prise, in Pennsylvania, has been greatly dicouraged, of the provisions contained in the fourth section of the and in some instances entirely depressed, by the too act to increase the county rates and levies, passed the general and indiscriminate conferring of corporait pritwenty fifth day of March, eighteen hundred and thirty- vileges, creating monopolies in branches of industry one, which, it is estimated, will, on the fourth day of which ought to be left to individual exertion alone. April next, amount to a sum n'ot less than five hundred Our statute books exhibit a spirit of liberality, in the and forty-six thousand five hundred and sixty three dol. legislation of the State in that respect, which it might lars, and seventy-two cents. This sum, with the amount be prudent, in some measure, to restrain. The true annually accruing from the increased county rates and line of discrimination would seem to be this, that in all levies for the use of the Commonwealth whilst the act great and important undertakings or enterprises, liaving continues in force, and that arising from a continuance for their object the advancement of the public conveniof the avails of the land office thereafter, is chargeable ence, accommodation or interest, to the accomplishupon the internal improvement fund, at a compound in ment of which individual effort and capital would be interest of five per cent. per annum, until it shall produce adequate, acts for the incorporation of companies or , one hundred thousand dollars annually, after wlich, the associations of individuals, may be safely, and, in many interest is to be distributed at the end of each year, and ap- instances, beneficially granted; but, wberever a branch applied to the support of common schools throughout the of business or enterprise of any kind can be successfully State. Estimating this fund in its most unfavorable aspect, and advantageously conducted or carr ed on by citizens the interest will amount to the sum contemplated for diso in their individu-l capacities, there ought to be no legtribution on or about the first of April, eighteen hundred islative interference; but the enterprise, whatever it and forty-three; in the mean time, however, there are may be, should be left entirely to individual exertion, no available means for commencing this much desired and to that spirit of competition which never fails to be measure of State policy, this true system of republican awakened and rendered sagacious by personal interest equality that will level all distinction between rich and or the alluring prospect of gain. Another objection, poor; that will place the child of the most indigent ci- | of much force, is made to the privilege of voting by tizen of the Coinmonwealth upon a level with that of proxy, peculiar in this country, I believe, to corporahis richer neighbor, both in the school room and upon tions alone, as being entirely at variance with the genius the Campus; will instruct the rising generation in their and principles of our government. This scion of arbiduties as citizens; enable them to appreciate the senti- trary power, it is believed ought not to remain engraftment of acquired freedom; and secure the perpetua. ed upon our institutions, inasmuch as it is often pervert. tion of civil and religious liberty to our country, by ed to the basest of purposes, by the individual who has t-aching them what civil and religious liberty really im. address enough to procure a sufficient number of prox. port and mean. It is to this all-important measure, ies to control the elections of the institution of which both as regards our happiness as a people and the se- he is a member: the provisions of the acts of Assembly curity of our invaluable political institutions, to which on this subject, being either entirely disregarded or I would earnestly invite your immediate attention, and shamefully evaded. The tyranny displayed by indiapon which I would solicit your prompt action.

viduals, resulting from this privilege, is not unfrequentIt is time, fellow citizens, that the character of our ly severely felt by the members of the corporation State should be redeemed from the state of supineness themselves, who become objects of displeasure with and indifference under which its most important inte- him who wields the power, but the whole community rests, the education of its citizens, have so long been within the reach of its influence, is often i juriously aflanguishing, and that a system should be arranged that fected by it Other reasons might be advanced to inwould enstire, not only an adequate number of schools duce legislative interference; enough has been said, it to be establisbed throughout the State, but would ex. is presumed, to elicit inquiry. tend its provisions so as to secure the education and in Complaints are general throughout the State, in restruction of a competent number of active, intelligent ference to the laws now in fo:ce, denominated “the teachers, who will not only be prepared, but well qula- Militia System,” and the burdens and exactions in lified to take upon themselves the government of the which they involve a large portion of the most industrischools, and to communicate instruction to the scho- ous and useful class of our citizens Many of these lars. Some of our colleges that had been abandoned complaints are doubtless well founded, and require a either from mismanagement, or the want of sufficient corrective; but whatever may be the defects and imper: encouragement, are about to be resuscitated under en. fections of the system, a question wo thy of grave concouraging circumstances; most of these have partaken sideration presents itself at the very threshold of the largely of the liberality and bounty of the State, and inquiry,--to determine as to the nature and extent of would doubtless willingly extend their aid to accomplish the remedy to be applied, and how far it is within the an object su desirable.' 'others have but recently been competency of the Legislature of a State to apply it. established and gone into operation, and have as yet, The Constitution of the United States his expressly de. received no share of the Commonwealth's munificence; legated to Congress the power to pror'itle for organisome, if not all of these last mentioned, have adopted zing arnung and disciplining the mililia;reserving to the popular and approved Fellenberg system of uniting the states the appointment

of officers and the training labor with study; these, it is believed, would make ad- 1 of the militia according lo the discipline deescribed by Con

cure.

gress." The act of Congress of the eighth of May, fifty eight cents, in premiums, or as bounties paid for seventeen hundred and ninety-two, entitled, “ An act the loans thus made. more effectually to provide for the national defence, by es In my last annual message, I stated upon information tablishing an uniform mililia throughout the lnited derived from a source in which I had entire confidence, States,has made provision for the organization, and that most of the new works, then under contract, would prescribed the rules of discipline aecording to which be finished in the course of this season. It appears, the militia is to be exercised and trained; and has also however. that the expectations then entertained will designated, with sufficient elearness and certainty, the not be realized to the extent anticipated. Various causdescription of persons wlio are to be subject to the dis es, not within their control, as I have been informed, cipline prescribed. That there is a much greater num. are assigned, for their pon completion, in the reports of ber of militia enrolled and obliged to subinit to the al. the agents having immediate charge of the works. As ternative of training or paying fines, than there is occa a statement of the causes that operated to produce such sion for, or than will be needed or could be usefully a result will be exhibited in detail by the board of canal employed for the defence of the country, will not. I commissioners in their report, I respectfully refer you presuine, be disputed; but, whether that number could to that document for the necessary explanations. Wbrilst, be reduced to the ettent desired, without running however, it is to be regretted that any portion of the pubcounter to the provisions of the paramount act of Con- lic works alluded 10 should, from any cause, remain ungress referred to and disturbing the oniformity intend finished, it is nevertheless highly gratifying to learn, that ed to be established by Congress throughout the United although only seventy-two additional miles of eanal and States, is a question worthy of consideration. The sys- rail-road have been in use during the present season tem, as at present existing in Pennsylvania, is not only the to ls have been increased to an amount in that time grievously burdensome to the people, but is a drain, to nearly threefold that of the preceding season The tolls a considerable extent, upon the public treasury, and received upon our public improvements during the year its radical reorganization could not be otherwise than ending on the 31st of October, eighteen hundred and acceptable to the community. To make the militia ef. thirty-two, amounted to fifty thousand nine hundred fective as a military force, its reorganization must be en- and nine dollars and fifty-seven cents; those received tire, and to accomplish that, Congress alone, according for the year ending on the thirty-first of October, last, to my impression, possesses the power. The Legisla- amount to one burrired and fifty one thousand four tures of the States may administer palliatives, but do bundred and nineteen dollars and sixty-nine cents; and not possess the competent means to effect a radical this tou before the works had become connected, or the

I think I am borne out in this opinion, by the people were prepared with the necessary means for course recently pursued by the Legislatures of several transportation upon them. It is confidentiy expected of our sister states, instructing their Senators and re- by those whose means of informa'ion enables them to questing their Representatives in Congress, to use their calculate with some degree of certainty, that the tolls exertions to procure the passage of a law for the more to be received for the current year (1834,) will fall little perfect organization of the militia of the several States short of, if they do not exceed, a half a million of dollars. of the Union; evidently questioning their own compe. Should that be the case, of which there is scarcely a tency to arrange systems for their respective States, in- doubt entertained, the public improvements will at once dependently of the acts of Congress. A communication, I have relieved the people from the payment of the incontaining resolutions to this effect, has been received terest upon ten millions of dollars of State debt, and to from the Governor of the State of New flampshire, that amount, the debt contracted by the State for intersince the adjournment of the Legislature, copies of nal improvements, may be considered as neutralized if which are herewitle transmitted. Itske great pleasure not virtually paid; the improvements being to all inin informing the General Assembly, that from informa- tents and purposes equivalent in point of value to the tion recently received, I am authorized to state, that the sum upon which their proceeds pay the interest. It is board of commissioners to revise the Civil Codle, have proper, however, to remark that in order to realize this prepared a bill in relation to this distracting subject, sum from tolls, as well as to secure the trade of the West which may be expected at an early period of the pre- much will depend upon the enterprize and exertions of sent session; and from the able manner in which the individuals. The State at a vast expense will have comgentlemen' composing that board discharge their duties pleted, carly next spring, an entire line of communica-. generally, and the thorough exam nation the subject tion between Philadelphia and Pittsburg by canals and upon which each bill reported by them is predicated, rail-Ways; upon these merchandize and produce can be undergoes before it is submitted to the Legislature, we transported from city to cily, in the short period of may expect to derive rruch valuable information from eight days, and that too, at a rate of freight so much reits arrangement and provisions, and the views taken duced, as to enable us to enter into successful competiof the subject by the commissioners, in their report, tion with our rivals for the Western trade. But this if we should not approve of the bill itself in all its de trade, so important, as well to the rerenue of the Com. tails

monwealth, as to the future wealth and prosperity of The loan of two millions five hundred and forty thou. our principal commercial cities, is not to be secured sand six hundred and sixty-one dollars and forty-four but by timely and vigorous efforts. The Commoncents, authorized by the act of the sixteenth of Februa. wealth, so far as she was concerned in the general wel ry last, after the usual notice had been given, was taken fare, bas done her duty in the construction of the pubby Doctor Jesse R. Burden, he agreeing to pay one lic works; but it is not to be expected that she will line hundred and thirteen dollars and fifiy-one cen's in mo them with boats, or cover them with cars; this must be ney, for every hundred dollars of stock, bearing an in- done, if clone at all, by individuals or companies. The terest of five per cent per annim. And that of five importance of securing the trade of the Western hundred and thirty thousand dollars, directed to be states, has for years past, attracted the attention of made by the act of the twenty-seventh of March last, two of our most enterprising and prosperous sister was taken, after similar notice, by Messrs. S. & M. Al- States,the one on the North and the other on the South, len of the city of Philadelphia, at one hundred and four. nor have the most strenuous and persevering efforts teen dollars in money, for every one hundred dollars of been wanting on their part 10 monopolize so important stock, bearing a like interest; they having previously a branch of commerce.' A policy on our part that would become possessed of the first mentioned loan, by trans- induce us to remain idle spectators when so much is fer from the original holder. By these several transac- at stake, would be altozether indefensible, especially, tions, the State will have realized, upon receipt of the when we have all the advantages of a central position: whole amo:int borrowed, two hundred and fifty one the shortness of our route: the advantages of earlier thousand three hundred and fifty-seven dollars and and later navigation of our canals: our mineral wealth

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and agricultural productions, all presenting a superior. resorting to a loan, or any other measure for that purity of advantages and facilities in accomplishing the pose. It affords me much pleasure to assure the Geneimportant object, which if early embraced and vigo- ral Assembly, that such are the cheering prospects in rously improved, will not fail to secure to our Common regard to the future redundancy of the revenues of the wealth, a complete ascendency. To our merchants State, and the flattering evidences of continued accre. and others interested in securing a commerce so exten- tion and increase, as to leave no room to doubt of the sive as well as profitable, the necessity of prompt and entire ability which will thus accrue to the Treasury, efficient measures to have in readiness all the facilities and enable it to meet the ordinary demands upon it as and means for an active and energetic transportation they shall hereafter arise. upon our public works early in the spring, must be As it is more than probable that the commissioners manifestly obvious.

for revising the civil code will prepare and report a bill For the amount in detail, of the appropriations that for the organization of the several courts, I shall forbear will be required to complete the unfinished works,and from urging the subject of the Judiciary upon your atfinish the rail roads with the necessary appendages to tention at this time. put them in operation, I must beg leaie to refer you to I received, during the recess of the Legislature, a the report of the board of canal commissioners. communication from the Secretary of the Navy, in rela

With prospects so flattering, fellow citizens, in the tion to the act of the last session, ceding to the United very infancy of our public works, the friends of the in- States jurisdiction over certain grounds and buildings beternal improvement policy may rest satisfied that the longing to the Naval Asylum, near the city of Philadelday is not far distant, when Pennsylvania, encouraged phia, to which I would ask the early attention of the by the success which has attended her public improve- General Assembly. Copies of the communication will ments; their continually increasing productiveness; the be laid before you. overflowing treasury, for which she will be indebted to I hare also received from the Governor of the State

the redundant revenues derived from that source; and of Massachusetts, cominunications accompanied by an - threatened as she is, on all sides, to be deprived of act and resolution of the Legislature of that State, on

that commerce which the God of Nature seems to have the subject of lotteries; also a report and resolutions in destined for her use, wil in her own defence force the relation to the public lands of the United States; also a waters of Lake Erie to mingle with those of the Alle report and resolutions relative to a proposition for a gheny and the Delaware; the Obio canal to become convention of the States, to revise the Constitution of tributary to her own extensive improvements; the wa- the United States; also a report and resolutions in ters of the Cayuga and Seneca lakes,by means of the El relation to certain resulutions of the State of Georgia on mira canal, to unite with those of the Susquehanna; and the same subject. will cause the wilderness countries, drained by the im. A letter from the Governor of New Hampshire, enprovements by which all this will be accomplished, to closing a resolution of the Legislature of that State, re'e smile and blossom as the rose.” This may be re- lative to an exchange of law reports. garded as fancy now, but it must become fact before long; A letter from the Executive of the State of Connecand, judging from the signs of the times,” it would ticut, enclosing certain resolutions of the General Asnot be surprising if it should all happen in our own day sembly of that State, relative to the Tariff laws, and and generation, and be achieved by the force of public amendments of the Constitution of the United States. opinion itself.

A communication from the Governor of Maryland, The finances of the Commonwealth should always enclosing certain resolutions of the General Assembly claim the attention of a vigilant Legislature; and a rigid relative to the South Carolina ordinances. scrutiny and examination into their condition, and the Also a communication from the Governor of the State conduct of those to whose control and management they of Mississippi, enclosing the proceedings of the Legislaare entrusted, will not fail to be attended with benefi- ture of that State, upon certain resolutions of the I.ecial consequences. The reports of the accounting of- gislature of the State of Georgia, in relation to the call ficers will be laid before you, and will exhibit a most of a convention of the States, for the purpose of amend. healthful and prosperous state of the revenue for the ing the Federal Constitution: Copies of all which, will fiscal year, ending on the first of November last. The be laid before you, receipts into the Treasury arising from the ordinary In closing this communication, allow me, fellow citisources of income, will be found to have exceeded those zens, to advert once more to the happy condition of of the last year to the amount of fifty-seven thousand, our beloved country, and its incomparable institutions, seven hundred and forty-four dollars and fifty-four and whilst I exhort you to watch with an untiring vigicents, and after defraying the current expenses of the lance over the political rights of our own CommonGovernment, a large amount of local appropriations, wealth, reserved to her by the great charter of our lib. and restoring to the internal improvement fund the sum erties, permit me to invoke your patriotism and your of one hundred and thirty-five thonsand eight hundred zeal, and through you, that of our common constituents, and ninety-seven dollars and eighteen cents, which had in behalf of that unity of government which constitutes been authorized by law to be taken from that fund for us one people; to implore you and them to rally round the payment of interest due in August, eighteen hun- the Federal Union, as the palladium of our political dred and thirty-two, have left a balance in the Treasu- sa'ety and happiness; watching, in the language of the ry, on the first of November last, of three hundred and father of his country, "for its preservation with jealous sixty-seven thousand, four hundred and twenty three anxiety, discountenancing whatever may suggest even dollars and thirty cents, to meet future contingent and a suspicion that it can in any event be abandoned, and other demands upon the Government It is proper that indignantiy frowning upon the first dawning of every I should state, for the information of the General As. attempt to alienate any portion of our country from the sembly, that three hundred and eighty thousand dollars, rest, or to enfeeble the sacred ties which now link topart of a loan of sis hundred thousand dollars authoriz. gether the various parts.” ed by act of thirtieth March, eighteen hundrel and Finally, in the discharge of your legislative duties, twenty-four, will he reimbursable on the first of May let me assure you of a hearty concurrence, on my part, next: such, however, are the gratifying assurances re- in all constitutional acts and measures tending to ceived from the heads of the financial departments, as the public good; and that you may be guided, in your to leave no doubt of the ability of the Treasury, with deliberations, by that wisdom which cannot err, to the out materially interfering with the numerous other de adoption of such measures as will do honor to your. mands upon it, to meet the occasion, and to reimburse selves and advance the prosperity and happiness of the to the holders of the stock, the amount of principal and people, is my sincere and fervent prayer. interest that will then be due, without the necessity of|

GEO. WOLF. Harrisburg, December 4th, 1833.

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REVENUE OF THE COMMONWEALTH FOR 1833.

No. y.
(For Summary of the Revenue and Expenditure, see Dividends on Bridge, Navigation and Turnpike Slock.
page 347,of present vol.of Reg.) Total $4, 164,217 78 Harrisburg bridge

$7,200 00
No. I.
Allegheny

4,400 00
Lands, Fees on Lands, &c.
Northumberland

1,000 00 Amount of purchase money, with interest

Lewisburg

800 00 thereon

Conemaugh

700 00 $39,264 So Big Beaver

600 00 Fees on warrants and patents 7,824 36 Schuylkill bridge at Norristown

180 00 Office Fees. Surveyor General's Office

Schuylkill bridge at Pottstown

120 00
953 86 Schuylkill navigation company
Secretary of the Land Office

5,500 00
337 12 Bedford and Stoystown turnpike road
company

2,153 85
$48,379 64 Centre

1,600 00 Middletown and Harrisburg

1,260 00
Chambersburg and Bedford

826 35
No, II.
Bellefonte and Phillipsburg

600 00
Auction Commissions.
Pittsburg and Steubenville

420 00 A. J. Lewis

$2,000 00 Lancaster, Elizabethtown and Middletown 400 00 James Burk 2,000 00 Easton and Wilkesbarre

375 00 George Thomas 2,000 00 Erie and Waterford

200 00 Samuel W. Lippincott 2,000 00 Susquehanna and York borough

200 00 Richard F. Allen

2,000 00 Henry D. Mandeville 2,000 00

$28,535 20 George K. Kuhn

1,000 00 William Baker

1,000 00 T. B. Freeman

300 00

No, VI. Charles J. Wolbert

300 00

Tax on Bank Dividends. James Clark 200 00 Commercial bank of Pennsylvania

4,480 00 Curtis Clayton

200 00
Schuylkill bank

4,160 00
George P. Bonnin
200 00 Bank of North America

4,000 00 John D. Good win 200 00 Mechanics’ bank of Philadelphia

3,170 92 Stephen Poulterer 200 00 Bank of Chester county

2,695 80 George Riter 105 00 Bank of Northern Liberties

2,400 00
Bank of Pittsburg

2,218 68
$15,700 00
Kensington bank

2,000 00
Southwark bank

2,000 00
Easton bank

1,887 26
No. III.
Farmers' bank of Lancaster

1,724 28
Auction Dulies,
Harrisburg bank

1,268 20 Richard F. Allen

25,697 02
Farmers' bank of Reading

1,242 08 George Thomas

19,893 52
Bank of Chambersburg

1,201 15 Samuel W. Lippincott

Bank of Penn township 10,790 91

1,200 00

York bank Henry D. Mandeville 8,433 28

1,079 81 A. J. Lewis

Carlisle bank 7,567 93

1,057 85 Moses Thomas

Western bank of Philadelphia

960 00 1,592 15 William Baker

Bank of Montgomery county

854 37 1,401 91 Charles J. Wolbert

Miners' bank of Pottsville

783 97
891 10
James Burk

507 52
Bank of Germantown

725 20 P. M'Kenna

384 38
Northampton bank

666 88 David Lynch

335 05
Bank of Delaware county

620 08
George Riter
308 20 Gettysburg bank

595 08 T. W. L. Freeman

294 82
Monongahela bank of Brownsville

571 88 T. B. Freeman

244 97
Lancaster bank

468 91 Stephen Poulterer,

384 00 182 92

Wyoming bank
Robert Moderwell

176 89
Bank of Northumberland

365 45
Farmers' bank of Bucks county

303 64 George K Kuhin

141 79 John D. Goodwin

195 88 108 01

Lebanon bank James Clark

123 54 37 09

Erię bank Joseph Aitken

25 54 George P. Bonnin 12 88

$45,404 91 Curtis Clayton

10 20 $79,038 08

No, VII,

Tax on Offices.

John M. Snowden, register and recorder
No. IV.
of Allegheny county

82 03
Dividends on Bank Stock.

William Purdy, prothonotary of Bucks
county

53 98 Bank of Pennsylvania

105,000 00 John W. Cunningham, prothonotary of Philadelphia Bank

31,398 00
Chester county

25 61 Farmers and Mechanics' Bank

6,832 00 John Roberts, prothonotary of Dauphin
county

591 62
$143,230 00 Paul I. Hetich, register and recorder of
Franklin county

15 33

1

1833.)

REVENUE OF THE COMMONWEALTH FOR 1833.

375

Christian Bach man, prothonotary of Lan.

Thomas Hastings, prot. reg. and rec. Jef. caster county 616 12 ferson

24 25 William Whiteside, register of do. 554 01 James Corbet, late do

do.

31 52 Jacob Fry, junior, prothonotary of Mont

William W. Kirk. prothonotary of Juniata 79 79 gomery county 150 82 | Robert Barvard, register and rec. do.

62 57 William Powell, register and recorder of do. 150 00 James S. Law, late do. do.

98 45 Alexander Al' Caraher, recorder of Phila.

Christian Bachman, prothonot'y of Lancaster 457 60 delphia county 6,060 61 William Whiteside, register

do.

99 91 John Lisle, prothonotary of the District

Jacob Peeler, recorder

do.

497 12 court of Philadelphia

2,912 09 Adam Ritscher, prothonotary of Lebanon 169 89 Richard Palmer prothonotary of the Com.

Jubn Uhler, register

do,

33 47 mon Pleas of Philadelphia county 1,334 47 Jolin Shindle, recorder

do.

110 95 John Humes, register of Philadelphia

Jolin Wilson, register and recorder of Lecounty 1,781 80 high

192 41 Joel B. Sutherland, deputy attorney ge

Henry Pettebone, prothonotary of Luzerne 234 50 neral for Philadelphia county

91 00 | Isaac Bowman, register and recorder do. 524 70

Joseph Wood, prothonotary of Lycoming 173 63 $14,399 51 John Vanderbelt, register and recorder do. 236 68 John Keck, prothonotary of Mercer

50 00 No. VIII.

Samuel Holstein, register and recorder do. 250 00 Tax on Writs, &c. per Act of 6th April, 1830. Asa Sartwell, prothonotary of M'Kean

18 50 George Zeigler, prothonotary of Adams

Richard Chadwick, reg. and rec. do.

76 47 county

103 55 David R. Reynolds, prothonotary of Miffin 120 00 John B. Clark, register and recorder do. 60 00 Joshua Beale, register and recorder do. 245 00 William M'Candless, prothonotary of alle.

Adam Slemmer, prothonotary of Montgomery 88 03 gheny 667 90 Jacob Fry, jr. late do

do. 282 59 John M. Snowden, reg. and rec. do. 505 86 William Powell, register

do. 116 40 Frederick Rohrer, prothonotary of Arm

Samuel D. Patterson, recorder do. 248 20 strong

130 00 William L. Sebring, prot. of Northampton 291 49 John Croll, register and recorder do. 190 00 George Hess, jr. register and recorder do. 38 32 James Logan, prothonotary of Beaver 90 00 Edward Y. Bright, prot. of Northumberlanı! 149 29 David Johnson, register and recorder do. 205 64 Solomon Shaffer, register and recorder do. 175 30 Job Mann, pro. reg. and rec. of Bedford 582 91 George Stroup, prothonotary of Perry

120 44 George Smith, register of Berks

56 74 John M'Keeban, register and recorder do. 214 86 James P. Bull, prothonotary of Bradford 207 83 John Lisle, prot, district court of PhiladelWilliam Purdy, prothonotary of Bucks 295 61 phia

1,597 12 Andrew Heller, register

do.

74 21 Richard Palmer, prot. common pleas do. 360 12 Michael Dech, recorder

do.
530 11 John Humes, register

do. 278 88 Peter Duffy, prothonotary of Butler

80 00 Alexander M'Caraher, recorder. do. 3,125 83 William Stewart, late do. do.

45 00 John H. Brodhead, prothonotary of Pike 125 38 Maurice Bredin, register and recorder do. 30 00 Samuel De Puy, recorder

do.

35 00 Adam Bausman, prothonotary of Cambria 70 08 Jacob Hammer, prothonolary of Schuylkill 249 78 Philip Noon, late do.

do.

129 50 Chauncey Forward, prot. reg. and rec. SoJames Gilliland, prothonotary of Centre 154 94 merset

337 81 William Pettit, register and recorder do. 190 60 Asa Dimock, prothonotary of Susquehanna 129 21 John W. Cunningham, prot. of Chester 351 87 C. L. Ward, register and recorder do. 133 86 Nimrod Strickland, register

do.
20 85 William Jessup, late recorder do.

55 00 do.

late recorder do. 403 52 Jonah Brewster, prothonotary of Tioga 159 44 Robert Ralston, recorder of Chester county 195 80 Benjamin B. Smith, register and rec. do. 118 34 do. late register do.

51 41 Joseph Stilwell, prothonotary of Union 172 90 Joseph Boone, prot. reg. and rec. of Clear

Samuel Roush, register and rec. do. 293 42 field,

60 00 Arnold Plumer, prot. reg. and rec. Venango 98 50 Jacob Eyerly, prothonotary of Columbia 288 12 W. W. Hodges, prot. reg. and rec. Warren 108 50 John Cooper, register and recorder · do. 155 69 Thomas Officer, prothonotary of Washington 197 92 Edward A. Reynolds, prothonotary of Craw

John Grayson, register

do.

38 80 ford 150 00 William Hodge, recorder do.

294 88 William W. White, reg. and rec. do. 165 00 Randal M’Laughlin, prot. of Westmoreland 226 73 John Harper, prothonotary of Cumberland 422 44 Alexander Johnston, register and rec. do. 321 07 Samuel Woodburn, register

do.
25 22 Michael Doudel, register of York

34 44 James Crever, recorder

do.
161 99 Charles Nes, recorder do.

179 94 John Roberts, prothonotary of Dauphin 336 84 William Duane, prothonotary of Supreme Samuel Pool, register and recorder do. 264 33 Court, Eastern District

158 11 John K. Zeilen, prot. reg. and rec. of Del

John K. Findly, prothonotary of Supreme 212 00 Court, Lancaster District

162 96 Edwin J. Kelso, prot. reg. and rec. of

Alexander Jordan, prothonotary of Supreme Erie 350 42 Court, Middle District

149 38 Richard Beeson, prothonotary of Fayette 193 51 | Leonard S. Johns, prothonotary of Supreme Alexander M'Clean, register and rec. do. 270 32 Court, Western District

281 78 John Flanagan, prothonotary of Franklin 271 50 Paul I. Hetich, register and recorder do. 274 49

$24,771 00 Enos Hook, prothonotary of Greene

48 41 William T. Hays, late do. do.

21 59

No. IX. Jesse Lazear, register and recorder do.

130 00 David R. Porter, prot. reg. and rec. Hun.

Fees of the Secretary of State's Office. tingdon

468 77 Amount of fees received and accounted for Richard B. M'Cabe, prot. reg. and rec. In

by Samuel M'Kean Secretary of the Comdiana 215 00 wealth,

$728 33 William Banks, late do. do.

124 00

aware

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