Picture of Philadelphia: Giving an Account of Its Origin, Increase and Improvements in Arts, Sciences, Manufactures, Commerce and Revenue : with a Compendious View of Its Societies, Literary, Benevolent, Patriotic, and Religious : Embracing the Public Buildings, the House of Refuge, Prison, New Penitentiary, Widows' and Orphans' Asylum, Fair Mount Water Works, &c. : with a Variety of Interesting Miscellaneous Matter : and about Thirty Plates and Wood Cuts, Količine 1–2

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Stran 194 - Every freeman of the age of twenty-one years, having resided in the State two years next before the election, and within that time paid a State or county tax which shall have been assessed at least six months before the election'; in Delaware and Virginia 'as exercised by law at present...
Stran 9 - ... he declined the superfluous protection of arms against foreign force, and aimed to reduce the savage nations by just and gentle manners to the love of civil society and the Christian religion.
Stran 224 - 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 Minds, and persuade and convince the understandings of people, I do hereby grant and declare...
Stran 295 - Relief and Employment of the Poor of the city of Philadelphia, the District of Southwark, and the townships of the Northern Liberties and Penn, for the year ending May 20, 1844.
Stran 229 - In the year of CHRIST MDCCLV., George the Second happily reigning (for he sought the happiness of his people), Philadelphia flourishing (for its inhabitants were public-spirited), this building, by the bounty of the government, and of many private persons, was piously founded for the relief of the sick and miserable. May the GOD OF MERCIES bless the undertaking.
Stran 66 - ... shall be capable in law by that name and style, of purchasing, holding, and conveying any estate real or personal for the use of the said corporation.
Stran 158 - ... silver as shall be found convenient; to be regulated by the Director of the Mint, for the time being, with the approbation of the President of the United States, until further provision shall be made by law. And to the end that the necessary...
Stran 224 - ... 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 245 - When we consider that the obligations of benevolence, which are founded on the precepts and...
Stran 209 - IT is absolutely necessary that the government of the church be exercised under some certain and definite form. And we hold it to be expedient, and agreeable to Scripture and the practice of the primitive Christians, that the church be governed by congregational, presbyterial, and sy nodical assemblies.

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