Historical Papers and Addresses of the Lancaster County Historical Society, Volume 11

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Page 367 - His can't be wrong whose life is in the right. In faith and hope the world will disagree, But all mankind's concern is charity : All must be false that thwart this one great end.
Page 155 - Susquehanna, and all the lands lying on the west side of the said river to the setting of the sun, and to extend from the mouth of the said river northward, up the same to the hills or mountains called in the language of said nations Tayamentasachta and by the Delaware Indians...
Page 150 - Penn for all the said river Susquehannagh, and all the islands therein, and all the lands situate, lying and being upon both sides of the said river, and next adjoining...
Page 226 - For my own part, of property I have some — of reputation more. That reputation is staked, that property is pledged on the issue of this contest. And although these gray hairs must soon descend into the sepulchre, I would infinitely rather they should descend thither by the hands of the public executioner, than desert, at this crisis, the sacred cause of my country.
Page 223 - England, and others found their way to the Carolinas. It is stated by Proud, in his history of Pennsylvania, that by the year 1729, six thousand Scotch-Irish had come to that colony, and that before the middle of the century, nearly twelve thousand arrived annually for several years. In September 1736, alone, one thousand families sailed from Belfast, on account of the difficulty of renewing their leases.
Page 281 - Our General Assembly are now sitting, and we have great expectations from them, at this juncture, that they will find some effectual remedy to revive the dying credit of this Province, and restore us to our former happy circumstances.
Page 226 - House. He that will not respond to its accents and strain every nerve to carry into effect its provisions, is unworthy the name of a freeman.
Page 334 - March 10 of that year — 1787 — an act was passed by the assembly incorporating and endowing the German College and Charity School in the borough and county of Lancaster, in which act it is recited that "the college is established for the instruction of youth in the German, English, Latin, Greek, and other learned languages, in theology, and in the useful arts, sciences, and literature.
Page 340 - Hiltzhelmer, with a number of the members of the House, twenty-one in all, including the speaker, "dined with that great and good man, George Washington, President of the United States, who will retire from office on March 4th, next, at which time John (348) Adams, the present Vice President, will take his place.
Page 149 - River is given me by the Indians by a second gift, about which you and I shall not fall out...

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