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acres Adam Forney Adams County American annual meeting Archives arrived ARTICLE Benjamin Furly Blunston licenses Cambrian belt century Chester County Church claim Codorus Creek colonial Conewago council Cressap Digges Digges's Choice dricks earliest settlers east elected English executive committee fact farmer George German element German immigrants German settlements German settlers Governor governor of Maryland grant Hendricks's Henry Indians Jacob James Hendricks John Hendricks Kitzmiller Kreutz Creek Valley Lancaster County land letter limestone limestone soil Logan Lutheran Manor Martin membership Mennonites ment Michael Tanner miles names nation neighbors officers Palatinate Pennsyl PENNSYLVANIA-GERMAN SOCIETY persons Philadelphia pioneer plantations possession present president proprietors Province of Pennsylvania Quaker records region river Sachse Samuel Blunston Scotch-Irish secretary SECTION settle west Susquehanna sylvania Thomas Penn tion town Township tract vania Vide supra warrant west side westward William Penn York County York County Germans
Page 43 - ... to be bounded on the north by the beginning of the three and fortieth degree of northern latitude, and on the south by a circle drawn at twelve miles...
Page 72 - America, to be paid to the said or his certain attorney, executors, administrators, or assigns: to which payment well and truly to be made, I bind myself, my heirs, executors, and administrators, firmly by these presents.
Page 129 - Government in general, it would be highly necessary to concert proper measures for the peace and security of the province, which may be endangered by such numbers of strangers daily poured in, who being ignorant of our Language & Laws, & settling in a body together, make, as it were, a distinct people from his Majesties Subjects.
Page 79 - Susquehannah down so far south as fifteen miles and one quarter of a mile south of the latitude of the most southern part of the city of Philadelphia...
Page 81 - These are therefore to authorize and Require you to Survey or Cause to be Surveyed unto the said...
Page 81 - ... already surveyed or appropriated, and make return thereof into the secretary's office in order for further confirmation, for which this shall be your sufficient warrant. Which, survey, in case the said Thomas Cookson fulfil the above agreement within six months from the date hereof, shall be valid ; otherwise void.
Page 81 - River, in the said county of Lancaster, for which he agrees to pay to our use the sum of fifteen pounds ten shillings, current money of this province, for each hundred acres ; and the yearly quitrent of one halfpenny sterling for every acre thereof.
Page 18 - ... to promote social intercourse among the latter. Secondly, to discover, collect, and preserve all existing documents, monuments, etc., relating to the genealogy and history of the Pennsylvania Germans and from time to time publish them, particularly such as shall set forth the part belonging to this people in the growth and development of American character, institutions and progress.12 This society was maintained by annual dues of three dollars and life memberships of fifty dollars.
Page 112 - Pensilvanien ist ein solches Land, von desgleichen man in der gantzen Welt nicht höret oder liefet; viele tausend Menschen aus Europa sind mit verlangen hierher gekommen, bloß um de'r gütigen Regierung und Gewissensfreyheit wegen. Diese edle Freyheit ist wie ein Lockvogel oder Lockspeiße, welche die Menschen erst nach Pensilvanien bringt und wann der gute Platz nach und nach enge wird...