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Published by University of Pennsylvania Press in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Pennsylvania,
  • England
    • Subjects:
    • Penn, William, 1644-1718.,
    • Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- History.,
    • Pioneers -- Pennsylvania -- Biography.,
    • Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Biography.,
    • Quakers -- England -- History -- 17th century.,
    • Pennsylvania -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Richard S. Dunn and Mary Maples Dunn.
      ContributionsDunn, Richard S., Dunn, Mary Maples.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF152.2 .W65 1986
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxv, 421 p. ;
      Number of Pages421
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2714049M
      ISBN 100812280202
      LC Control Number86006970


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The king liked the idea and gave Penn a charter for a large tract of land in North America. At first the land was called Sylvania, which means "woods", but it was later named Pennsylvania in honor of William Penn's father. A Free Land William Penn envisioned Pennsylvania to not only be a Quaker land, but also a free land.

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