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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



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Creator:
Hogg, Helen Sawyer
Dates:
1704
Abstract:  

Essay by British politician and capitalist. Complete title is "Free Parliaments, or, A vindication of the fundamental right of the Commons of England...to be sole judges of all those privileges of the electors and of the elected, which are absolutely necessary to preserve free parliaments and a free people..."
Call #:  
Mss.342.42.M23
Extent:
1 Volumes



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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



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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



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Creator:
Collinson, Peter, 1694-1768
Dates:
1721-1768
Abstract:  

Circa 160 transcripts prepared for publication in Alan Armstrong, ed. Selected correspondence.
Call #:  
Mss.B.C692a
Extent:
0.5 Linear feet



MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION

Creator:
Unidentified
Dates:
1770
Abstract:  

Intelligence of Parliamentary affairs in the wake of the Stamp Act, tea taxation, etc.
Call #:  
Mss.973.3.Ex7
Extent:
1 items



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Creator:
George -- I, -- King of Great Brita
Dates:
1724
Abstract:  

This manuscript is Sir William Keith's copy of the royal charter issued by George I.
Call #:  
Mss.975.1.G79
Extent:
1 Volumes



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Creator:
New Jersey. Legislature. General Assembly
Dates:
1727-1747
Abstract:  

Acts for issuing bills of credit (1727), for victualling the forces on an expedition to Canada (1746), and for further victualling forces lately raised in New Jersey on an expedition to Canada (1747).
Call #:  
Mss.345.12.N46
Extent:
3 items



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Creator:
Great Britain. Board of Trade
Dates:
1707-1709
Abstract:  

These are miscellaneous documents relating to appointments, money acts, defense, etc., mostly addressed to Charles Spencer, Earl of Sunderland, Secretary of State for the Southern Department. Contain signatures of important Englishmen, among whom are: Wm.Blathwayt, Jas. Craggs. Mitford Crow, Dartmouth, Herbert, Sir P.Meadows, Wm. Popple, Jr., Matthew Prior, John Smith, Stamford, Sunderland,etc.
Call #:  
Mss.972.9.G81
Extent:
0.25 Linear feet



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Creator:
Pennsylvania (Province)
Dates:
1748-1758
Abstract:  

Volume of extracts from provincial records compiled by Thomas Sargeant, and printed in part in Hazard's Register of Pennsylvania 4 (1829), 205 through vol. 6 (1830), 369.
Call #:  
Mss.974.8 Sq7B.P31 4
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



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Creator:
Pennsylvania.Provincial Council.
Dates:
1748-1819
Abstract:  

This is a volume of extracts from provincial records copied by Thomas Sargeant when Secretary of the Commonwealth. Includes material on Indian affairs and French and Indian wars in Pennsylvania and the New England colonies.
Call #:  
Mss.974.8.Sa7
Extent:
1 Volumes



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Creator:
New Sweden Company
Dates:
1650-1655 (1820)
Abstract:  

The New Sweden Company was founded as a joint stock enterprise in 1637 including Swedish, Dutch, and German investors seeking to trade in American furs and tobacco. Centered at Fort Christina, near present day Wilmington, Delaware, the colony expanded up both sides of Delaware Bay and the Delaware Reiver to present day Philadelphia, but capitulated to the Dutch in 1655. This volume contains selected transcripts in Swedish and German of documents in Swedish archives relating to the settling and governance of the colony of New Sweden in Delaware and Pennsylvania, made at the expense of Jonathan Russel, United States minister to Sweden, 1820. The documents have all been translated into French, and were printed in Hazard's Register of Pennsylvania, vol. 4 (1829), 177-8,200, 314-315, 373-374, 398-400; vol. 5, 14-15, 219-221. No. 27 was not printed. Bound in at the end of the volume is Ch. 5 of Per Lindeström, "Description de la nouvelle Suède et des Indes Occidentales, 1691."
Call #:  
Mss.974.8.Sw2
Extent:
1 Volumes



MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION

Creator:
Watson, John
Dates:
1822
Abstract:  

This copy of John Watson Sr.'s narrative of the 1737 Walking Purchase, written in 1815, was made by Watson's son in 1822. The elder Watson's narrative was printed with corrections and additions by the son in the Pennsylvania Correspondent, Doylestown. The volume includes the younger Watson's report of the recollections of Moses Bartram, his own commentary on the Walking Purchase, and a letter (1822) about this manuscript.
Call #:  
Mss.974.8.W32
Extent:
1 Volumes



MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION

Creator:
Fisher, Joshua Francis, 1807-1873
Dates:
1838
Abstract:  

Catalogue and Tracts relating to Pennsylvania, 1681-1770, collected by Joshua Francis Fisher (presented to APS in 1839), contains: 1. "Catalogue of Printed Tracts relating to the Political History of . . . Pennsylvania, 1681-1770," with an introduction by Fisher (20 pp.); 2. (Sir William Keith), "The Life and character of a strange `He Monster' lately arrived in London from an English Colony in America, . . .," n.d. The "Monster" is identified as Andrew Hamilton by Walker Lewis, William and Mary Quarterly 38 (1981): 269-294; 3. A modest apology for the eight members. (3 pp.); 4. Petitions of merchants and others to the King for the safety of the Province and against the Quakers, n.d. (4 pp.).
Call #:  
Mss.016.9748.C28
Extent:
1 Volumes



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