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By the Honourable John Penn, Esquire, lieutenant-governor, and commander in chief of the province of Pennsylvania ... a proclamation. [electronic resource] : Whereas a number of persons, chiefly belonging to the colony of Connecticut, have ... made attempts to possess themselves of, and settle upon a large tract of land within the limits of this province ... Given ... at Philadelphia, the sixteenth day of May ... one thousand seven hundred and sixty-nine.

Author/Creator:
Pennsylvania. Lieutenant Governor (1763-1771 : Penn).
Publication:
Philadelphia: : Printed by D. Hall, and W. Sellers., 1769.
Series:
Early American imprints. First series ; no. 11402.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (1 sheet ([1] pages))
Subjects:
Squatters -- Pennsylvania -- Wyoming County.
Squatter settlements -- Pennsylvania -- Wyoming County.
Wyoming County (Pa.) -- History.
Pennsylvania -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.
Public lands -- Connecticut.
Form/Genre:
Broadsides.
Place of Publication:
United States Pennsylvania Philadelphia.
Notes:
Requiring Connecticut settlers to leave Pennsylvania, and forbidding occupation of Pennsylvania lands without express permission.
Signed: John Penn.
Royal arms at head of title.
Electronic text and image data. [Chester, Vt. : Readex, a division of Newsbank, Incorporated, 2002-2004. Includes files in TIFF, GIF and PDF formats with inclusion of keyword searchable text. (Early American imprints. First series ; numbers 11402).
Cited in:
Evans 11402
Hildeburn, C.R. Pennsylvania, 2479
Contributor:
Penn, John, 1729-1795.
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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