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William Penn and the founding of Pennsylvania, 1680-1684 : a documentary history

Author: Jean R Soderlund
Publisher: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press : Historical Society of Pennsylvania, 1983.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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William Penn wanted his Pennsylvania to be a land where people of differing languages and customs could live together, where men and women could worship as they pleased, where free men could participate fully in their government. Such a land, William Penn believed, would indeed be blessed by God. He proceeded toward his objective with great boldness and vigor, as we will see in many of the documents that follow. -  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Sources
Named Person: William Penn; William Penn; William Penn
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jean R Soderlund
ISBN: 0812278623 9780812278620
OCLC Number: 9081596
Description: viii, 416 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Negotiating the charter for Pennsylvania, May 1680-March 1681 --
The charter of Pennsylvania, 4 March 1681 --
Promoting the new colony, March 1681-June 1681 --
Selling land to the first purchasers, July 1681-December 1681 --
The frame of government of Pennsylvania --
Preparing to leave for Pennsylvania, January 1682-September 1682 --
First months in America, October 1682-May 1683 --
The Pennsylvania General Assembly, 10 March 1683-4 April 1683 --
Conflict with Lord Baltimore, June 1683-August 1683 --
Negotiating with the Indians, August 1683-December 1683 --
Friction with the colonists, January 1684-July 1684 --
Return to England, August 1684 --
Glossary --
Suggestions for further reading.
Responsibility: editor, Jean R. Soderlund [and others].

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William Penn wanted his Pennsylvania to be a land where people of differing languages and customs could live together, where men and women could worship as they pleased, where free men could participate fully in their government. Such a land, William Penn believed, would indeed be blessed by God. He proceeded toward his objective with great boldness and vigor, as we will see in many of the documents that follow. - Introduction.

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