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Found 2 collections related to Pennsylvania -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775

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Chalmers, George, 1742-1825
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 507
4.08 linear feet (2 boxes, 27 volumes, 2 oversized folders)
George Chalmers (1742-1825) was a British historian, civil servant, and author. Born in Scotland, he emigrated to Maryland in 1763. He was a lawyer in Baltimore until the American Revolutionary War broke out, when he left for England. Chalmers... more
Penn, William, 1644-1718
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4575
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Several letters, fragments of letters, and indentures of William Penn (1644-1718), English leader of the Society of Friends and founder of Pennsylvania, dating between 1675 and 1709. Recipients include Thos. Holmes (likely surveyor Thomas Holme);... more
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