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Pennsylvania, colonial and federal : a history, 1608-1903

editor, Howard M. Jenkins
Books/Monographs/Book with Film
English
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania : Philadelphia Historical Pub. Association, c1903
3 v. : ill., facsims., maps, ports.

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To view a digital version of Vol. 1 of this item click here.

To view a digital version of Vol. 2 of this item click here.

To view a digital version of Vol. 3 of this item click here.

Indexes included in each volume.

Photocopy of original: v. 1 (1999).

Contents of v. 1: Indians of Pennsylvania; Pioneer white men in Pennsylvania, 1608-1638; The Swedes, the first settlement in Pennsylvania, 1638-1655; The Dutch settlement, 1655-1664; Under the Duke of York, 1664-1681; The founder of Pennsylvania; The beginning of Penn's colony, 1681-1700; The English settlement; The suspension and restoration of Penn's government and his second visit; Penn's lieutenant-governors; The claim of the heir-at-law; The time of John Penn "The American"; Thomas Penn and Richard Penn; The French invasion; The revolt of the Delawares; The expulsion of the French; The men of the frontier; The attempt to change the government.

Contents of v. 2: The last hereditary governors; Independence; The Revolutionary campaigns in Pennsylvania; Civil affairs under the Constitution of 1776; Conditions of Pennsylvania in 1790; The Constitution of 1790; Mifflin's administration, 1790-1799; McKean's administration, 1799-1808; Snyder's administration, 1808-1817; Findlay's and Hiester's administrations, 1817-1823; Shulze's and Wolf's administrations, 1823-1835; Ritner's administration, 1835-1839; The Constitution of 1838, the Buckshot War; Porter's administration, 1839-1845; Shunk's and Johnston's administrations, 1845-1852; Bigler's, Pollock's, and Packer's administration, 1852-1861; Curtin's administration, 1861-1867; Geary's administration, 1867-1873; Hartranft's administration, 1873-1879; Hoyt's and Pattison's administrations, 11879-1883; Beaver's and Pattison's administrations, 1887-1895; Hasting's and Stone's administrations, 1895-1903; Civil list.

Contents of v. 3: The educational system; The judicial system; The medical profession; Pennsylvania journalism; Military affairs; Internal improvements; Natural resources; The planting of cities.

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