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general account of receipts and payments for the last year, and the particular account of this State for that period, was read; and

Ordered, That the same be laid before the general Assembly.

The Comptroller General's report upon the accounts of Lieutenant John Cobea, late a Captain in the second regiment, was read, and approved.

Upon the petition of Anne McGreggin, convicted at the Philadelphia county court (session of March, 1782) of baving received stolen goods, knowing them to be such, and sentenced, at the September session next ensuing, to pay a fine of twenty-five pounds to the use of the State,

Ordered, That in consideration of her age and poverty, the said fine be remitted.

Ordered, That the fine due to the State upon the forfeited recognizance of Richard Thomas and that of Thomas Casdrop, his bail, be remitted, upon condition that he give security to answer to the original charge of assault and battery, and notify the prosecu. tor to attend.

A letter from the Commissioners appointed to procure and direct an armament for the defence of the navigation in the bay and river Delaware, was read ; and upon consideration,

Ordereit, That they be authorized to make sale of the armed vessels in the service of the State, and that they be directed to deposit such military stores as are not perishable, in the publick maga. zine.

Passports to New York, by the way of Dobbs' Ferry, and to return, were granted to William Frizby and William Potts.

A passport to Carolina was granted to William Parker, his family, and effects

Ordered. That the fine due upon the forfeited recognizance of Isaac Cooper be remitted.

The Council met.

PHILADELPHIA, Friday, April 11th, 1783.

PRESENT: His Excellency JOHN DICKINSON, Esquire, President. The Honorable James Irvine, Sebastian Levan,

John Piper, Christopher Hayes. A deed was examined and signed by bis Excellepey the Presi. dept, to Elijah Weed, conveying lot No. 4, on the Province Island, contaiving ten acres and one hundred and thirty-nine perches of land, sold agrecably to law, for three hundred and ninety-five pounds five shillings and six pence of the bills of credit of this State of the twenty-ninth day of April, 1780. Deed dated the eleventh day of April, 1783..

Upon the petition of Hopkins Driver, convicted of larceny in the county of Philadelphia, and sentenced to pay a fine of three pounds to the use of the State,

Ordered!, That in consideration of his extreme poverty and long confinement, the said fine be remitted.

Upon the petition of Elizabeth Coxwell, convicted upon two indictments at the Philadelphia July sessions, 1782, and sentenced to pay two fives, amounting to three pounds five shillings to the use of the State,

Ordered, That the said fines be remitted. · Notemhat no fees upon the petitions of Hopkins Driver, Elizabeth Croxwell, avd Anne McGreggin, be taken.

A letter from Mr. Ezekial Robbins, of the city of New York, stating a demand made upon him by David Sproat, Esquire, for such monies as may remain in his hands upon a settlement of his accounts, and wishing to have the directions of Council upon this subject, was read; and upon consideration,

Ordered, That the Secretary be directed to inform Mr. Robins that the demand of David Sproat, Esquire, was not authorized by any act of theirs, and that Council wish him to retain the monies remaining in his hands upon a settlement of accounts, until he receive further directions.

The reports of the Comptrollor General, in favour of the following officers and soldiers, were read and approved, and an order drawn for the interest due to each on the tenth day of April, 1782, as computed by him, to be paid out of the monies appropriated for the discharge of interest upon depreciation certificates, vizt:

. Principal. Interest. Captain James Carnighan, Sth regi. ment,

361 5 2 21 13 6 John Irvine, late of 2nd do, 333 0 11 19 19 7 Jeremiah Jackson, do. 11th do.,

212 1 8 12 14 5 Thomas Wylic, Artificers, 353 511 21 3 10 Samuel Craig, 1st reg't, 4 cer. tif,

382 4 8 22 18 7 John Helm, late of 5th regim't,

106 20 6 7 3 Lieutenant James Glentworth, 6th do, 2 certif.,

307 8 10 18 8 10 Cbarles Phile, 5 do.,

152 8 0 9 2 10 Captain Isaac B. Dunn, 3 do.,

507 11 8 30 90 Major George Tudor, late of the 5th

286 197 17 4. 4 Doctor Peter Paris, late Surgeon, Ger. reg't.

310 13 6 18 12 9 Captain John D. Woelper, invalid, do, 440 11 0 26 8 7

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Principal.
Doctor William Adams, Surgeon of
Art'y,

570 15 14
Captain Isaac Roach, of State navy, 642 19 11
Captain Henry Martin, of State navy, 631 17 10
Captain Lieu't Andrew Dow, of Art'y
Artificers,

191 11 11
Doctor Reading Beatty, Surgeon Arty, 276 1 101
Widow & children of L't Benj'n Grif.
fiths, of the 9th reg't,

102 3 7
Revid William Rodgers, Chaplain, 936 12 6
Captain James Cbristie, of the 3rd
regiment,

343 17 2
Stephen Beasly, of the State
navy,

567 16 8
Nathan Boys, of do.,

594 0 0
Joseph Rice, of Artillery, 437 0 6
John McCulloh, private in 4th
reg't,

60 3 1
Jacob Boyer, Corporal in the
6th do.,

90 17 3
Pbilip Boyer, private in the 4
do.,

83 11 8
Daniel Barkmire, Gunner, Ar.
t'y Art.,

32 16 0
Valentine Horse, Matross, do., 42 1 9
Doctor Goodwin Wilson, Jr., Surgeon
Gen'l, Hos.,

514 0 5
Thomas Bond, Purveyor, mili-
tary do.,

1,068 2 10

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The Council met.

PHILADELPHIA, Saturday, 12th April, 1783.

PRESENT:
His Excellency JOHN DICKINSON, Esq'r, President.
Honorable James Irvine, Christopher Hayes, 2n

John Piper, Sebastian Levan,
Upon the application of Mr. Meade, permission was granted to
Susanna Papley, and her two daughters, to come from New York
to this city.

Passports to New York were granted to Peter W. Gallaudet, Daniel Hiester, Jud'r, and Owen Ferris.

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A letter from the Secretary of Foreign Affairs, inclosing the proclamation of Congress enjoining a cessation of hostilitics, was read.

A letter from the Honorable Thomas Fitzimmons, of this day, was read, requesting the opinion of Council, whether vessels or goods coming into this State from Great Britain, or any of her ports or Colonies, can be admitted to entry at the Custom house.

The reports of the Comptroller General, in favour of the following officers and soldiers, were read and approved, and an order drawn for the interest due to each on the tenth day of April, 1782, as computed by him, to be paid out of the monies appro. priated for the discharge of interest upon depreciation certificates, vizt:

Principal. Interest. Captain James Heron, in Hazen's regi. ment,

400 1 6 24 0 0 John Pearson, of second do. 326 7 11 19 11 7 Lieutenant George Blewer, of 4th do. 247 16 3 11 17 3 Captain William Davidson, late of 3rd

140 00 8 8 0 Doctor Samuel Duffield, late Phy'n & Surg'n, G'l Hospi.,

1,249 4 2 75 3 7 Lieutenant Colonel Thomas Robinson, of the 1st regim't,

600 0 0 36 00 Captain Robert Patton, late of 11th do. 463 5 6 27 15 10 The widow of Captain Robert Campbell, inr'd, do.,

348 17 20 17 7 Captain Robert Caldwell, late of Atlee's do.,

• 362 5 7 21 14 8 John Lawrence, late of 5th do., 152 8 0 9 2 10 Honorable James Irvine, Esq'r, Briga. dier Gen'l,

1,481 1 114 88 17 3 Jacob Erofighter, Corp Art'y Artificiers,

56 19 9 3 8 4 Lieutenant Nicholas Fitzimmons, of State Navy,

361 9 9 21 13 8 Doctor William Shippen, Jun'r, late Director Gen'l Hosp.,

2 93 18 5 Colonel Francis Johnston, of the 5th regim't,

543 11 3 32 12 3 Captain Matthew McConnell, invalid regim't,

426 7 0 25 7 11 Lieu't Colonel William Williams, of 3d do.,

492 18 10 29 11 4 Colonel Richard Humpton, of 10th do., 600 0 0 36 0 0

Stephen Moylan, of the Cave
alry,

851 1 71 51 1 2 Thoinas Proctor, late of Artil.

836 2 2 50 3 2

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Principal. Interest. · Captain Lawrence Keene, and Aid-du. Canp,

490 13 3 29 8 9 Abrahain G. Claypoole, of 3rd reg't,

" 200.00 1200 Andrew Hoge, late private, 10th do.,

54 18 8 3 5 9

'The Council met.

Philadelphia, Monday, April 14th, 1783.

PRESENT: .
His Excellency JOIN DICKINSON, Esquire, President.
Ilonorable James Irvine, Christopher Ilayes,

Esq'rs. John Piper, James Cunningham, The reports of the Comptroller General, in favour of the following officers and soldiers, were read and approved, and an order drawn for the interest due to each on the tenth day of April, 1782, as computed by bim, to be paid out of the monies appropriated for the discharge of interest upon depreciation certificates, vizt :

Principal. Interest. Major William Vanleer, late Capt'n in the 9th r't,

268 6 8 16 2 0 Lieutenant William Honeyman, of In. valids,

293 5 9 17 11 11 Jobn McLean, of the Penn'a pavy,

258 189 15 10 7' Peter Stoy, late a Bombardier Art'y Artif.,

64 3 8 3 16 11 Alexander Wilson, late a Corporal do.,

54 15 5 3 5 8 Moses Rutter, late a Serjeant do.,

63 13 3 16 4 John Redman, a private, 3rd regim't,

60 8 8 3 12 6 Captain John Cobea, late of the 2nd do.,

· 393 18 1 23 127 Doctor Hugh Martin, late Surgeon 8th do.,

87 1 4 5 4 5 Captain Lieu't Jesse Crossley, of Ar. tillery,

287 11 0 17 50

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