Pennsylvania. General Assembly. Laws, 1682-1719

Mss.345.12.P38

Date: 1682-1719 | Size: 2 Volumes, 1 volume, 1 box, 227 pages total

Abstract

Much of the material in both volumes is printed in Charter to William Penn, and Laws of the Province of Pennsylvania . . . (Harrisburg, 1879). The first volume, prepared possibly for James Logan, contains copies of Charles II's grant to William Penn of the Lower Counties, 1683, an act of the Privy Council, 1705, the charter of Pennsylvania of 1701, acts of the Assembly, 1682-1719.

Collection Information

Physical description

2 volumes, 227 p. Laws enacted under Governors Fletcher and Markham are also available on microfilm (Film 882).

Provenance

Presented by Joshua Francis Fisher, 1835; accessioned 1913 (50458). See in-house shelf list for additional accession numbers.

General

Much of the material in both volumes is printed in "Charter to William Penn, and Laws of the Province of Pennsylvania. . . ." (Harrisburg, 1879).

Early American History Note

This volume contains a series of documents relating to the founding of the colony and its early political development. Included are the acts of Pennsylvania Assembly, 1685-1719, a copy of Charles II grant to William Penn, the Frame of Government for 1701, and an act of the Privy Council in 1705.

Stored for the duration of the war. 1-9-1942 Rild 2/8/1944 under the administration of Governors Fletcher and Markham. 227p F. Manuscript. For an account of this volume, cf. A.P.S. Proceedings, v.36,pp,176-178. see also now minutes agreed 2, 1897. MICROFILM FRAME NO.882

Indexing Terms


Genre(s)

  • Laws.
  • Official Government Documents and Records

Geographic Name(s)

  • Pennsylvania -- Politics and government -- To 1775.

Personal Name(s)

  • Fletcher, Benjamin, 1640-1703
  • Logan, James, 1674-1751
  • Markham, William, 1635 -1704
  • Penn, William, 1644-1718

Subject(s)

  • Colonial Politics
  • Law
  • Pennsylvania History


Detailed Inventory

345.12 P38E. Pennsylvania, General Assembly, Laws, 1682-1719
1682-17191 volume(s)volume 1

Abstract: The second volume contains the texts of laws enacted in the administrations of Governors Benjamin Fletcher and William Markham, 1693-1700. Much of the material in both volumes is printed in Charter to William Penn, and Laws of the Province of Pennsylvania . . . (Harrisburg, 1879).


Genre(s): Laws.

Geographic Name(s): Pennsylvania -- Politics and government -- 1775-1865.