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Statutes at Large
1682 to 1801
COMPILED UNDER THE
AUTHORITY OF THE ACT OF MAY 19, 1887, BY
JAMES T. MITCHELL AND HENRY FLANDERS
HARRISBURG PUBLISHING CO., STATE PRINTER.
THE STATUTES AT LARGE OF
AN ACT TO DECLARE AND ESTABLISH THE SEALS OF THIS COMMONWEALTH.
(Section I. P. L.) Whereas the late convention of this commonwealth did, on the second day of September last, establish a new form of government for Pennsylvania, and no provision is therein made for public seals:
[Section I.] (Section II. P. L.) Be it therefore enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, in General Assembly met, and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the same, That from and after the passage of this act, the seal heretofore known by the name of the State Seal, lately in the custody of the supreme executive council, is hereby constituted the State Seal, and shall be affixed to all patents, proclamations and other public rolls, commissions and papers of state, which require the great seal of the commonwealth, and to which the same has heretofore been usually applied.
[Section II.] (Section III. P. L.) And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That the seal lately in the custody of the supreme executive council, called the Lesser Seal, shall be henceforth deemed and taken, and shall be applied as the less seal of this commonwealth, and as such set to land office warrants, marriage licenses, licenses to keep public houses, and such other documents as have heretofore been isoffice warrants marriage licenses, licenses to keep public sued under the Lesser Seal.