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HAZARD'S

REGISTER OF PENNSYLVANIA,

DEVOTED TO THE

PRESERVATION OF FACTS AND DOCUMENTS,

AND EVERY OTHER KIND OF

USEFUL INFORMATION

RESPECTING THE STATE OF PENNSYLVANIA.

EDITED BY SAMUEL HAZARD.

VOL. IX.-

JANUARY TO JULY, 1832.

PHILADELPHIA.

WM. F. GEDDES, PRINTER, 9 LIBRARY ST.

INDEX.

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49, 169

30, 79

A

Brady, Captain Samuel, life and adventures of
Adventure and escape, extraordinary

105

184, 206, 237, 268, 303, 395
African Education Society-constitution
115 | Bridge stock, owned by the state

1
Agriculture, report of committee on, to legislature 100 Monongahela destroyed

96
Aldermen, county, speech on proposed change 79

Columbia

104
Alms House, new, estimated cost of

67

Schuylkill Permanent, ceremony at laying
Appropriation for improvements

2
corner stone

267
Andalusia murder, account of
411 Buck, a large one killed at Bethany

160
Apprentices' library company, report, &c. 60, 207 Bucks Co., persentment of Grand Jury respecting
Arrivals of vessels at Philadelphia, 1831

32

use of court house, for religious pur-
Assessment of Northumberland county

285
poses

48
of Lancaster county,

ib
state of the thermometer, 1831

48
Attleborough, described

173
case of ejectment

301
Auction duties
416 Butler county described

385
Auditor general's report, appendix

1

C
B

Cabinet of Natural Science of Montgomery coun-
Bank, Girard, new,
28, 320, 336, 384, 412
ty, report of

116
message of Governor on chartering 384 Caldwell David, tribute of respect to

103
report of committee of legislature on 384 Camden and Amboy rail-road, law

169
presentment of Grand Jury 412

report

49
Bank stock, owned by state
1 Canal stock owned by state

1
Banks in the state, tabular statement of
56 Schuylkill Navigation company, report

21
Bank of United States, memorial to congress for

Pennsylvania, which see.
renewal of charter

29

Delaware and Raritan
debate on

Delaware and Hudson

104, 297
list of stockholders, and shares held by 110 commissioners, report on iron contracts 112
specie on hand, and at branches,

111

on amount expended
letter of N. Biddle to J. Johnson, on political

for repairs

18
influence

118

report of committee on their
views of the majority in Congress

148

conduct

261
report of the majority of committee of inves- Canals and rail-roads compared

222
tigation

289
tolls, amount of

304
tabular statement of its condition

301
Lehigh, report, &c.

62
examination of the president by

Morris

379
committee
304, 357, 374 Chesapeake and Delaware, report

390
report of the minority of committee of inves-

Union, report

398
tigation

311 Carpet manufactory, at Bush-hill, described 224
report of J. Q. Adams

321, 337

report, Franklin Institute 336
resolution of the legislature
366 Cat, a wild, taken at Towanda

160
Baptists, statistics of the

288 Cave, a remarkable, discovered in Franklin co. 222
Barber, John, report on Columbia and Philadelphia Census tables, Mercer, Mifflin, Northumberland, and
rail-road,

33
Warren counties

381
on Pennsylvania canal, 97

Washington, Union, and Venango
Bcar, a large, at Miffintown

160
counties

405
Beaver, the largest steamboat built at

96 See next volume.
meadow rail-road, facts respecting 180 Centennary, celebration of. Washington's birth
a new town and quick building

303
day

80, 102, 109
Bellefonte, stages between and Philadelphia 256 See next volume.
Bethany, a large buck, killed at
160 Chambersburg described

383
Biographical notices,

Cherokee case, Judge Marshall's opinion

225
Stephen Girard

83
McLean's

241
Christopher Ludwick

161 Chesapeake and Delaware canal company, report 390
Captain Samuel Brady 184, 206, 237, Chester, minerals found at

334
268, 303, 395 Cholera, alarm and sanitary measures

394
James Logan

263 Coal, arrived coastwise at Philadelphia in 1831 48
John Peters

30, 31

foreign, quantity imported and cxported,
Wm. Penn

351

1820 to 1830,
Joseph Hackney
382 early sent from Susquehanna

127
Hugh Hefferman
400 ashes useful for cleaning brass

160
Governor Joseph Hiester
ib regions, pleasant, tour in

304
Birth, three at a

224 trade, statistics in Schuylkill, &c. 319,336
Blacks, are they citizens?
76 Colored people of Philadelphia, memorial

361
Blairsville, great freshet at
125 Columbia, and Philadelphia rail-road,

33, 69

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79

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69

Columbia, bridge destroyed

105 Girard's Legacy, detailed list of tenants, houses and
first settlement of

113, 145
rents in city

39
freshets at

105, 121
do. in the county

40
statistics of

147

letter from executors on the sub-
Congressional districts, state divided into

403

ject of the college, and streets
Controllers of public schools, report

156
through the premises

39
Copper discovered in Luzerne county

303

letter from executors on the im-
Councils, Select and Common, proceedings

provement of the square on Mar.
4, 27, 38, 64, 65, 86, 107, 120, 137, 171,

ket street

40
197, 232, 251, 265, 283, 362

plan of buildings, and contractors
for the work

41
D

report of committee and resolutions
Deaths in Wilkesbarte, 1831

173

adopted, respecting renting and
and diseases in Philadelphia, 1831

174

collecting for the real estate 41
in Easton

176

resolution to send copy of will to
Delaware and Raritan canal

49, 169
legislature, &c.

42
law

169
further return of property

ib
and Hudson canal, rates of toll on 104

schedule of real estate purchased
report
279
after 20th June, 1830

ib
river, correspondence between Pennsyl.

letter from trustees of bank on real
vania and New Jersey, on dams 119

estate, part of capital

43
breakwater, specific gravities of the stone

tenants ask reduction of rent 65, 66, 86
used at

191

committee of legislature meet com-
river, freshet in

208
mittee of Councils

66, 69
Dispensary, reports

3, 101
outline of a bill reported

67
Dividends

304, 366

present state of the trusts to be
Divorce, curious debate on, in legislature

77

published, annuities to be paid
Duche, Rev. Jacob's letter to Gen. Washington on

out of rents, &c.

68
revolutionary war

81

Mayor to let lands in Passyunk and

Moyamensing
E

letter of executors asking advice
Easton, deaths at, 1831

176

as to insurance, and resolution on 109
freshet at

209

Mayor to proceed to Harrisburg to
a sketch of

335
obtain a law

86
Economy society, schism at

109

Mayor authorized to make repairs 120
compromised

176

comunittee appointed to regulate
Education, meeting and resolution on

6
rents

ib
report on

ib

report of committee of legislature
Girard college, plan of

11

to confer with city authorities 127
directors of public schools

27

city treasurer authorized to receive
R. Vaux resigns as president

70

from trustees of Bank, deeds
African society of Pittsburg, constitu-

for real estate

172
tion of

115

Pennsylvania Hose company ask
report of committee on

154
for lot for hose house

ib
of controllers of public schools 156

respecting Poudrette near the col.
colleges, academies, &c. in the state 254

lege

233, 283
Erie, Lake, commerce and navigation, vessels on 71

Counsel to defend a suit in district
communication with

402
court, asked for

ib
Exchange, Philadelphia, corner stone laid

128

communications from Mr. Boyd and
memorial to Councils 170

others, agents, respecting the
Excursion, a pleasant

304

lands in Schuylkill county 234

committee to visit the lands 234, 267
F

committee appointed to have Water
Fires, number of in 1831

80

street surveyed, and a plan de-
Franklin legacy

69
vised for laying it out

252
Institute, address and queries on state of

report of committee to digest a
manufactures

87

plan, for the general manage-
annual report

209
ment of the bequests

265
report on Spicer's machine to

notice from executors, that they
287

are going to pay the state
report on carpet factory 336

$300,000

267
French creek, freshet in

96

resolution proposed to inquire into
Freshets, great
96, 105, 121, 159

measures proper, respecting lot
Frost, late at Milford

352

on Market street and purchase
of lumber

267

resolution requesting executors to
Geological Society of Pennsylvania, report and con-

have the square improved ib
stitution 208

resolution requesting executors to
Germantown, statistics of

48
improve the square

283, 332
rail-road opened

367

resolution of executors agreeing to
Girard Bank, new, relating to 28, 336, 384, 415

ib
Girard, Stephen, will of

9

Mayor authorized to draw for
Girard's Legacy, sketch of

83

amount of water rents and re-
letter from executors to Councils,

pairs,

ib
inclosing copy of will and list of

do. do. for taxes 332
real estate

27

report of committee on insuring
Girard committee appointed ib

property

333

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