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United States Reports, Volume 1 {1 Dall.}
Supreme Court of the United States
Anonymous (1 U.S. 1)
1469399United States Reports, Volume 1 {1 Dall.} — Anonymous (1 U.S. 1)Supreme Court of the United States

Supreme Court of Pennsylvania:

September Term, 1754.

Before William Allen, Chief Justice.
Lawrence Growden, and Justices.
Caleb Cowpland,


Adjudged by the court, that the Statute of Frauds and Perjuries[1] does not extend to this Province, though made before Mr. Penn’s Charter: The Governor of New-York having exercised a Jurisdiction here, before the making that Statute, by Virtue of the Word Territories, in the Grant to the Duke of York, of New-York and New-Jersey.

  1. 29 Car. 2. c. 3. This statute was supplied, however by an act of General Assembly passed the 12 Geo. 3. c. 31. 1 State Laws 462. and See 2 P. Will. 75.