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  • —My son, William Franklin, is empowered to enter into like contracts with any person in Cumberland county.
  • …fifty waggons, with four horses to each waggon, and fifteen hundred saddle or pack horses, are wanted for the service of his majesty’s forces now about to rendezvous at Will’s Creek, and his excellency General Braddock having been pleased to empower me to contract for the hire of the same, I hereby give notice that I shall attend for that purpose at Lancaster from this day to next Wednesday evening, and at York from next Thursday morning till Friday evening, where I shall be ready to…

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  • The Constitution empowers the Vice President to cast tie-breaking votes in the Senate.
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