Penn family papers

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 Eur...

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Collection: Penn Family Papers
Collection Number: 0485A
Main Authors: Penn family. (Creator), Penn, Hannah Callowhill 1671-1726. (Creator), Penn, William 1644-1718. (Creator), Penn, William Sir 1621-1670 (Creator)
Format: Manuscript
Language: English
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Online Access: Link to finding aid
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