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s. 8d. to defray the expense of his ordination.
His salary from the time of his settlement until 1796 varied from £ 80 to £ 100, lawful money, except during one period when he was paid in the depreciear voted him £ 116 4s. 10d. in specie, to make up for the depreciation of the paper money.
From 1796 till his death his salary was $500 per year.
He died January 18, 1809, in the 79th year of hisle specimen of the gentleman of the old school.
In 1809 he was governor of the Commonwealth.
In 1796 he was appointed, with William Pinkney, a commissioner under Jay's treaty, to settle our claims aat side at that point.
At his death his two sons, Seth and Luke, inherited this property.
About 1796 the former purchased the interest of his brother, became the sole proprietor, and began to manufaw prosecute the manufacture of woollen fabrics by both water and steam power.
Between 1790 and 1796 the Messrs.
Bemis constructed a bridge without a railing over the river, which was afterwards pu