BUT supposing the Frontier Counties had not been equally represented—Why is this Charge made against the Quakers? Was not the Number of the Representatives established by an Act of the whole Legislature, in which the Governor, whom you will allow was not a Quaker, had an equal Share? And permit me also to remind you that the Inhabitants, at the Time they petitioned for these
* Philadelphia County has 8321 Taxables, pays £. 12,466, Taxes, sends 8 Members.
|Lancaster has 5635, pays||£. 6198.||sends 4||by Law, and is entitled to 4|