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Pennsylvania History

MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION

Creator:
Freeman, Tom
Dates:
n.d.
Abstract:  

In the hand of Franklin, "from a manuscript not yet printed."
Call #:  
Mss.172.2.F87
Extent:
1 items



MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION

Creator:
Keith, William, 1680-1749
Dates:
1725
Abstract:  

Copied from a pamphlet in duodecimo printed at Philadelphia and sold by Andrew Bradford, 1725.
Call #:  
Mss.974.8.K26
Extent:
1 Volumes



MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION

Creator:
Penn, William, 1644-1718
Dates:
1682
Abstract:  

Printed receipt with manuscript additions issued to Daniel Behagel for payment of quit rent for land in Pennsylvania; Worminghust, Feb 24, 1682. Signed with handstamp.
Call #:  
Mss.974.8.P365.1
Extent:
1 items



MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION

Creator:
unknown
Dates:
1747-1948
Abstract:  

A listing of miscellaneous manuscript maps that are not associated with any particular collections.
Call #:  
Misc.Maps
Extent:
100 items



MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION

Creator:
unknown
Dates:
1682
Abstract:  

The Great Law, or, The Body of laws of ye province of Pennsilvania territorys thereunto belonging past at an assembly at Chester als Upland the seaventh day of ye 10th month.
Call #:  
Mss.345.12.P38L
Extent:
1 Volumes



MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION

Creator:
Williams, John
Dates:
1773-1774
Abstract:  

The two volumes consist of a daybook and ledger. The first volume, a daybook, is a chronological record of sales, with names of purchasers.
Call #:  
Mss.657.W67
Extent:
2 Volumes



MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION

Creator:
Heckewelder, John Gottlieb Ernestus, 1743-1823
Dates:
1820
Abstract:  

Six editorial corrections to Heckewelder, "Account of the history, manners, and customs of the Indian nations, who once inhabited Pennsylvania and the neighboring states, Transactions of the Historical and Literary Committee of the APS (1819) 1: 1-348; with page references, "in case a new Edition ever is made. Concerns religion, warfare, marriage and family life, childbirth, swimming, and fears. Never printed. Prepared for John Vaughan, but should be compared with Heckewelder's suggestions for revision in his correspondence with Du Ponceau.
Call #:  
Mss.970.1.H35n
Extent:
1 Volumes



MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION

Creator:
George II, King of Great Britain, 1683-1760
Dates:
n.d.
Abstract:  

This is an undated copy of the deed of incorporation issued in 1742 by King George II and witnessed by George Thomas, Governor of Pennsylvania.
Call #:  
Mss.974.815.L223
Extent:
1 Volumes



MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION

Creator:
Rush, Benjamin, 1746-1813
Dates:
1805-1813
Abstract:  

Numbered "11", this item contains notes on lands owned and sold; notes on leases of Philadelphia houses; accounts with Daphne Peterson ("a free black woman"), Mary Spence ("of Dunfermline, Scotland"), and Baynard Hall; a list of books lent; a list of those receiving copies of Rush's publications, 1805-1806 (among whom was Thomas Jefferson); and an "account of property belonging to the estate."
Call #:  
Mss.B.R89m
Extent:
1 Volumes



MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION

Creator:
Sack, William
Dates:
1757, 1764-1771
Abstract:  

Notebook with memorandum book, Fort Augusta, 1757, and 1764-1771. Reference is made to Edward Shippen, Jr. First section from 1757 includes 6 pages of (apparently) Susquehannock language terms, then 1 page each of Tuscarora and Mohawk numerals; all copied in Indian vocabularies (Mss.497.In2). Followed by memorandum book carrying list of obligations, November 1764 - May 4, 1771.
Call #:  
Mss.497.3.V852m
Extent:
1 Volumes



MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION

Creator:
Rittenhouse, David, 1732-1796
Dates:
1784
Abstract:  

This volume was made at Wilmington, Delaware, for determining the longitude, from 1 July-14 October. It records the position of selected stars and planets. Contains also: Note regarding his astronomical clock, and entries relative to his work in continuing the Mason & Dixon's line.
Call #:  
Mss.526.62.R51
Extent:
1 Volumes



MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION

Creator:
Logan, James, 1674-1751
Dates:
1736-1744
Abstract:  

Copies by Mrs. Deborah Norris Logan of letters from Logan, while president of the Council, to the Proprietors of Pennsylvania, the Duke of Newcastle, and Ferdinand John Paris, on province business. The letters relate to the choice of Logan's successor, his retirement, crown-proprietor relations, and the Pennsylvania-Maryland boundary.
Call #:  
Mss.974.8.L82
Extent:
1 Volumes



MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION

Creator:
Pennsylvania. General Assembly
Dates:
1630-1774
Abstract:  

This volume contains copies of records of early settlements on the Delaware River in English archives (1664-1682), and Dutch archives (1630-1656), copied from documents in the office of the Secretary of State at Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.
Call #:  
Mss.974.8.P37
Extent:
1 Volumes



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