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THE HISTORY OF PENNSYLVANIA, IN NORTH AMERICA, FROM THE ORIGINAL INSTITUTION AND SETTLEMENT OF THAT PROVINCE, UNDER THE FIRST PROPRIETOR AND GOVERNOR WILLIAM PENN, IN 1681, TILL AFTER THE YEAR 1742
Philadelphia, 1797. Modern paper boards, paper labels. An occasional touch of light foxing. Very good. "A learned and valuable work...The appendix contains several important documents and reprints, among which may be mentioned: 'Certain Conditions, or concessions, agreed upon by William Penn,' 'The Frame of the Government of the Province of Pensilvania, 1682, 1683, 1696,' 'The Charter of the City of Philadelphia, 1701,' 'Journals of Christian Frederick Post, from Philadelphia to the Ohio, 1758-59,' etc. The author was a native of Yorkshire, England, who settled in Philadelphia in 1759, where he resided till his death in 1813. For many years he was teacher in a school attended chiefly by members of the Society of Friends" - Sabin. The frontispiece portrait is of William Penn, and the map shows Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, and Maryland.
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