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PENNSYLVANIA.

HISTORICAL. 1637. Settlement by Swedes. [Articles of Swedish West India Com

pany, 1625.) 1655. Surrender by Swedes to Dutch. 1664. Capture by Duke of York. 1681. Charter by King. Charles ir to William Penn, for Province of

Pennsylvania. 1681. “Three Lower Counties on the Delaware" transferred to William

Penn, by Duke of York. 1681. Concessions by William Penn, Proprietary and Governor, to

Province of Pennsylvania. 1682. Frame of government of Pennsylvania. 1683. Frame of government of Pennsylvania and territories annexed. 1696. Frame of government of Pennsylvania and territories thereunto

belonging. 1701. Separate Assembly granted to the “Three Lower Counties”

under name of the “Territory."
1787. Ratification of Federal Constitution (Dec. 12).

U.S. Charters and Const's, Part II, p. 1509.
Jenkins, “ Pennsylvania, Colonial and Federal.”

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BIBLIOGRAPHY. Province Title of legislative body, "General Assembly." Session laws called “ Laws,” sometimes “ Acts." A Collation of Pennsylvania session laws from 1714-90 is contained

in “Martin's Bench and Bar of Philadelphia;” by John Hill

Martin, Philadelphia, 1883. p. 211. “ Colonial Legislation in Pennsylvania,” 1700–12, a paper read by

Henry Budd, before the Colonial Society of Pa., Philadelphia,

1897. 31 p. 8°, (pamph.). Commonwealth Title of legislative body, “General Assembly.” Session laws called "Acts." Report of State Librarian of Pennsylvania (1904), contains (p. 105)

“a collation of the session laws and statutes of Pennsylvania. From 1714 to 1801 inclusive." n.p., 1905. 132 p. 8°.

4 p. Folio.

SESSION LAWS.
Province
Duke of Yorke's Book of Laws (1676-82); Lawes establisht by

the authority of his Majesties Letters patents, granted to His
Royall Highnes, James, Duke of Yorke and Albany. [Con-
tained in “Duke of Yorke's Book of Laws" with “Charter
and Laws of Province of Penna.”] By S. George. B. M.
Nead and Thomas McCamant.
iv + 614 p. 8°. Envl. pl.

Harrisburg, 1879. Act for granting to the [Crown] the rate of 1 penny per pound, etc., toward the support of this government. Printed by W. Bradford.

New York, 1693. Referred to in Charlemagne Tower Collection of Colonial Folio Laws by

title only. Charters and Acts of Assembly of Province;1 containing

charters of province and cities, boroughs and towns; titles
of all laws since the first establishment (1682] to 1700 and Acts
from 1700 to 1743 in force; (also] royal confirmations and
repeals (and appendix of Acts formerly in force regulating
descents and transfer of property in lands]. Printed by Peter
Miller & Comp.
2 vols. bound in 1. Folio.

Philadelphia, 1762.
Harvard Catalogue says this edition is "known as 'Big Peter Miller.''
(1762).
2 vols. 12mo.

Philadelphia, 1762. Harvard Catalogue says this edition is "known as 'Little Peter Miller.''

Session Laws (Folio)
Laws of Province of Pennsilvania (1714), collected into one volumn,

by order of the Governour and Assembly of said Province. Printed
by Andr. Bradford.
(4) + 425 + 90 + 47 p. Folio.

Philadelphia, 1714. Contains laws in forcein 1700 printed at large,the rerision

specifically covering the following sessions:
Nov. 27, 1700. pp. 1-94.
Oct. 14, 1710, p. 99. (No laws shown.)
Feb. 28, (1711) adjourned. pp. 99–143.
Oct. 15, 1711. p. 144. (No laws shown.)
June 7, 1712, adjourned. pp. 144-184.

i Charlemagne Tower Collection of Colonial Laws shows a similar edition 1740. See Tower Cole lection, post.

Contains also the following original session laws appended to the fore

going :
Oct. 14, 1714. p. 98. (No laws shown.)
May 28, 1715, adjourned. pp. 101–274 (error in paging).
Oct. 14, 1715. p. 275. (Vo laws shown.)
Oct. 29, 1715, adjourned. pp. 275-288.
Feb. 22, 1717, adjourned. pp. 288–415 (pen and ink paging).
Oct. 14, (1719). p. 416. (No laws shown.)
Feb. 25, 1720, adjourned. pp. 416,425 (pen and ink paging).
Oct. 14, 1720. p. 11. (No laws shown.)
Aug. 26, 1721, adjourned. pp. 11-30.
Oct. 14, 1721. p.31. (No laws shown.)
May 22, 1722, adjourned. pp. 31-90.
Mar. 22, 1722. See previous title.
Oct. 14, 1722. p.1. (No laws shoun.)
May 11, 1723, adjourned. pp. 1-47.

Contained in Harvard Law Library.
Laws of Province (1728) now in force, collected into one volumn.

Published by order of General Assembly. Printed by Andrew
Bradford.

(5) + 352 + (2) + 280-281 p. Folio. Philadelphia, 1728. Commencing with session begun Oct. 14, 1700, this volume contains

reprints of session laws in force, of the following sessions: -
Nov. 27, 1700, Adjourned Session. p. 1-33.
Oct. 14, 1705. p. 34.
Jan. 12, 1706, Adjourned Session. p. 31-91.

(pp. 61, 62, missing.)
Oct. 14, 1708, Regular and Adjourned Sessions. p. 92–94.
Oct. 14, 1710. p. 95.
Feb. 28, 1711, Adjourned Session. p. 95-98.
Oct. 15, 1711. p. 99.
June 7, 1712, Adjourned Session. p. 99–115.
Oct. 14, 1712. p. 115.
Mar. 27, 1713, Adjourned Session. p. 115-130.
Oct. 14, 1714. p. 131.
May 28, 1715, Adjourned Session. p. 131-145.
Oct. 14, 1715. p. 145.
Oct. 29, 1715, Adjourned Session. p. 145.
Feb. 22, 1717, Adjourned Session." 11. + 3–6 p.
Aug. 19, 1717. p. 146.
Aug. 24, 1717, Adjourned Session. p. 146–177. .

Order in Council confirming chap. 216, p. 162.

1 Referred to by title only, in Charlemagne Tower Collection of Colonial Folio Laws.

.

April 25, 1719. p. 177:
Oct. 14, 1720. p. 178.
Feb. 25, 1721, Adjourned Session. p. 178-184.
Aug. 26, 1721, Adjourned Session. p. 185-199.
Oct. 14, 1721. p. 199.
Mar. 22, 1722. 14 p.
May 22, 1722, Adjourned Session. p. 199–216.
Oct. 14, 1722. p. 217.
May 11, 1723, Adjourned Session. p. 217–253.
Oct. 14, 1723. p. 253.
Dec. 12, 1723, Adjourned Session. p. 253–274.
Oct. 14, 1724. p. 275.
Aug. 21, 1725, Adjourned Session.2 p. 275-306.
Oct. 14, 1725. p. 307.
Aug. 25, 1726, Adjourned Session. p. 307-327.
Oct. 14, 1726. p. 327.
Aug. 25, 1727, Adjourned Session. p. 327–352.
Charter and Laws of Pensilvania, Binder's title (1742). [Con-

tains) Charters of Province of Pensilvania, and City of Phila-
delphia, (and) collection of all laws of province in force. (Also]
appendix containing summary of Acts formerly in force regu-
lating descents and transfer of land. Printed by B. Franklin.
30 + 562 + 24 + iv + xi p. Folio.

Philadelphia, 1742. Contains revised laws of sessions fron Oct. 1700 to Aug. 1727 (see

previous volume), and reprints of the following subsequent

session laws:
Oct. 14, 1728. p. 350.
May 10, 1729, Adjourned Session. p. 350-381.
Oct. 14, 1729. p. 381.
Jan. 12, 1729 (1730), Adjourned Session. p. 381-411.

p. 411 covers two Acts passed 1729.
Aug. 3, 1730, Adjourned Session.) 11. + 51-57 p.
Oct. 14, 1730. p. 412.
Jan. 4, “ 1730 ” (1731), Adjourned Session. p. 412-418.
Oct. 14, 1731. p. 419.
Jan. 10,“ 1731 ” [1732), Adjourned Session. p. 419–438 (mispaging).
July 1, 1732, Adjourned Session. p. 439–441.
Oct. 14, 1733. p. 442.
Dec. 17, 1733, Adjourned Session. p. 442-453.
Aug. 12, 1734, Adjourned Session. p. 454-457.

1 Referred to by title only, in Charlemagne Tower Collection of Colonial Folio Laws. Chap. 268, Laws of adjourned session, Aug. 21, 1725, p. 280, appended to the volume.

Oct. 14, 1734. p. 457.
Mar. 17, “ 1734 ” (1735), Adjourned Session. p. 457-472.
Oct. 14, 1735. p. 472.
Jan. 12, “ 1735” (1736), Adjourned Session. p. 472–479.
Oct. 14, 1737. p. 479.
Aug. 7, 1738. Adjourned Session. p. 479-496.
Oct. 14, 1738. p. 496.
May 1, 1739, Adjourned Session. p. 496-529.
Oct. 14, 1742. p. 531.
Jan. 3, “Same Year” (1743), Adjourned Session. p. 531-562.

Appendix fo vs.
Acts of Assembly of Province (1775), and appendix containing

Acts and parts of Acts relating to property, expired, altered or

| The following is a list more in detail, of the sessions referred to in the compilation of 1775. It is taken from the report of the State Librarian of Pennsylvania, 1904, pp. 108-112, where the sessions are referred to by caption only, as being contained in the compilations of 1744, 1760, and 1770. These laws in this form are not contained in the State Library of Massachusetts. See Statutes, etc., post: Session,

Oct. 14, 1743. p. 1-22.
Session,

Oct. 14, 1744. p. (2) + XXV-xxvi.
Session,

Oct. 14, 1745. p. (2) + 25-59 + (1).
(Adjourned Session), June 9, 1746. p. (2) + 61-69.
Session,

Oct. 14, 1746. p. i-iv.
Session,

Oct. 14, 1748. p. (2) + 73-88.
(Adjourned Session), Aug. 7, 1749. p. (2) + 91-105 + (1).
Session,

Oct. 14, 1749. p. (2) + 107-119 + (1).
(Adjourned Session), Aug. 6, 1750. p. (2) + 123–125 + (1).
Session,

Oct. 14, 1750. p. (2) + 129-151 + (1).
(Adjourned Session), May 6, 1751. p. (2) + 155-158.
(Adjourned Session), Aug. 6, 1751. p. (2) + clxi + (1).
Session,

Oct. 14, 1751. p. (2) + 161-184.
(Adjourned Session), Aug. 10, 1752. p. (2) + 187-208.
Session,

Oct. 14, 1754, p. (2) + 211-214.
(Adjourned Session), June 13, 1755. p. (2) + 217–222.
(Adjourned Session), July 23, 1755. p. (2) + 225–235 + (1).
(Adjourned Session), Sept. 15, 1755. p. (2) + 239 + (1).
Session,

Oct. 14, 1755. p. (2) + 243-260.
(Adjourned Session), Feb. 3, 1756. p. (2) + 263-266.
(Adjourned Session). Apr. 5, 1756. p. (2) + 269-270.
(Adjourned Session), May 10, 1756. p. (2) + 273-274.
(Adjourned Session), Aug. 16, 1756. p. (2) + 277–316.
Session,

Oct. 14, 1756. p. (2) + 319-321 + (1).
(Adjourned Session), Nov. 22, 1756. p. (2) + 325-334.
(Adjourned Session), Jan. 3. 1757. p. (2) + 337–361 + (1).
Act, Mar. 1757. 12 p. (Regulating militia.]

(p. 110, Librarian's Report.)
(Adjourned Session), May 30, 1757. p. (2) + 365-372.
Session,

Oct. 14, 1757. p. (2) + 375-390.
(Adjourned Session), Jan. 2, 1758. p. (2) + 393-427 + (1).
(Adjourned Session), Sept. 4, 1758. p. (2) + 431-436.
Session,

Oct. 14, 1758. p. (2) + 439–483 + (1).
[Adjourned Session), May 21, 1759. p. (2) + 487-513 + (1).
(Adjourned Session), Sept. 10, 1759. p. (2) + 517-526.
Session,

Oct. 15, 1759. p. (2) + 529-530.
(Adjourned Session), Feb. 11, 1760. p. (2) + 3-45 + (1).
Session,

Oct. 14, 1760. p. 47-98.
(Adjourned Session), Apr. 23, 1761. p. (2) + 101-103 + (1).
(Adjourned Session), Sept. 26, 1761. p. (2) + 107-125 + (1).
Session,

Oct. 14, 1761. p. 129-183 + (1).
(Adjourned Session), Mar. 26, 1762. p. (2) + 187-211 + (1).
Adjourned Session), May 3, 1765 (sic). p. (2) + 215-220.
Session,

Oct. 14, 1762. p. (2) + 223-276.
(Adjourned Session), July 8, 1763. p. (2) + 279-286.
(Adjourned Session), Sept. 30, 1763. p. (2) + 289–296.
Session,

Oct. 14, 1763. p. (2) + 299–311 + (1). (Adjourned Session), Mar. 24, 1764. p. (2) + 315-330. Adjourned Session), May 30, 1764. p. (2) + 333-356.

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