Penn family papers 1592 - 1960 1629 - 1834

The British colony of Pennsylvania was given to William Penn (1644-1718) in 1681 by Charles II of England in repayment of a debt owed his father, Sir Admiral William Penn (1621-1670). Under Penn's directive, Pennsylvania was settled by Quakers escaping religious torment in England and other European...

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Main Author: Penn family.
Contributors: Penn, Hannah Callowhill 1671-1726.; Penn, William 1644-1718.; Penn, William Sir 1621-1670
Format: Manuscript
Language: English
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