Minutes of the Provincial Council of Pennsylvania: From the Organization to the Termination of the Proprietary Government. [Mar. 10, 1683-Sept. 27, 1775], Količina 2
J. Severns, 1852
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according accordingly acquainted adjourned agreed allowed answer appear appointed Assembly attend better Bill Board Caleb Pusey called Carpenter cause Charge Charter Commission concerning Conference Consideration Considered Council held County Courts desired directed Duty Edward Shippen England Esq'rs Esqr Establishing expected fitt further give given Governour Governr Govmt Govr granted Griffith Owen Guest hand held at Philadia Hill Honble hope House Indians James Logan John JOHN EVANS Joseph Judge Justice laid Lands late Lieut matter means meet method morning necessary objections obliged occasion officers opinion Ordered pass persons Petition Philadelphia pleased PRESENT proceedings proper proposed Proprietr Province Publick Queen ready reason receive relating Representatives requested Resolved Right Saml Secry sent settled Speaker subjects sufficient taken thing Thomas Story thought Trent whole
Stran 35 - I might stay so long at least with you as to render every body entirely easy and safe; for my heart is among you as well as my body, whatever some people may please to think, and no unkindness or Disappointment shall, with submission to God's Providence, ever be able to alter my Love to the Country and Resolution to return & settle my family and posterity in it ; but having reason to believe I can at this time best serve you and myself on that side of the water...
Stran 85 - Eight Persons to represent them in Assembly, for the Province; and the Inhabitants of the Town of Philadelphia (when the said Town is incorporated) Two Persons to represent them in Assembly; and the Inhabitants of each County in the Territories, shall have as many Persons to represent them in a distinct Assembly for the Territories, as shall be by them requested as aforesaid.
Stran 57 - I do hereby grant and declare. That no Person or Persons, inhabiting in this province or Territories, who shall confess and acknowledge One almighty God, the Creator, Upholder and Ruler of the World; and profess him or themselves obliged to live quietly under the Civil Government, shall be in any Case molested or prejudiced, in his or their Person or Estate, because of his or their conscientious Persuasion or Practice, nor be compelled to frequent or maintain any religious Worship, Place or Ministry,...
Stran 57 - ... nor shall he or she at any time be compelled to frequent or maintain any religious worship, place or ministry whatever, contrary to his or her mind ; but shall freely and fully enjoy his or her Christian liberty in that respect, without any interruption or reflection.
Stran 35 - Review again your laws ; propose new ones that may better your circumstances, and what you do, do it quickly, remembering that the Parliament sits the end of the next month, and that the sooner I am there, the safer I hope we shall be here.
Stran 351 - So that the said Ordinances be consonant to Reason and be not repugnant nor contrary, but (so far as conveniently may be...
Stran 620 - ... heirs or successors, under our or their Privy Seal, that then and from thenceforth, such laws, concerning which such judgment and declaration shall be made, shall become void. Otherwise the said laws so transmitted, shall remain, and stand in full force, according to the true intent and meaning thereof.
Stran 58 - Assembly shall have power to choose a speaker and other their officers ; and shall be judges of the qualifications and elections of their own members ; sit upon their own adjournments ; appoint committees ; prepare bills in order to pass into laws; impeach criminals, and redress grievances ; and shall have all other powers and privileges...
Stran 620 - Penn, his heirs or assigns, and by the freemen of the said province, their delegates or deputies, or the greater part of them.
Stran 57 - Because no People can be truly happy, though under the greatest Enjoyment of Civil Liberties, if abridged of the Freedom of their Consciences, as to their Religious Profession and Worship: And Almighty God being the only Lord of Conscience, Father of Lights and Spirits; and the Author as well as Object of all divine Knowledge, Faith and Worship, who only doth enlighten the...