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By the Honourable John Penn, Esquire, lieutenant-governor, and commander in chief of the province of Pennsylvania ... a proclamation. : Whereas it appears by a deposition ... that, on Sunday, the tenth day of this month, a certain Frederick Stump, a German, of Penn's township, in the county of Cumberland, did, in violation of the public faith, and in defiance of all law, inhumanly and wickedly kill, without any provocation, four Indian men, and two Indian women, in his own house ... Given ... at Philadelphia, the nineteenth day of January ... one thousand seven hundred and sixty-eight.

Author/Creator:
Pennsylvania. Lieutenant Governor (1763-1771 : Penn).
Standardized Title:
Proclamations. 1768-01-19
Other Title:
Whereas it appears by a deposition ... that, on Sunday, the tenth day of this month, a certain Frederick Stump, a German, of Penn's township, in the county of Cumberland, did, in violation of the public faith, and in defiance of all law, inhumanly and wickedly kill, without any provocation, four Indian men, and two Indian women, in his own house ...
Publication:
Philadelphia : Printed by D. Hall, and W. Sellers, 1768.
Format/Description:
Book
1 sheet ([1] p.) ; 43 x 36 cm.
Fingerprint:
8.G. y.d, N.t. enof (S) 1768 (A)
Subjects:
Stump, Frederick, approximately 1723-approximately 1820.
Murder -- Pennsylvania.
Criminals -- Pennsylvania.
Indians of North America -- Pennsylvania.
Form/Genre:
Broadsides -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- 18th century.
Place of Publication:
United States Pennsylvania Philadelphia.
Notes:
Offering a reward for the apprehension of Frederick Stump.
Signed: John Penn.
Royal arms at head of title.
Broadside.
Local notes:
Culture Class Collection copy has ms. inscription on verso which reads "Proclamation offering a Rewd. of 200 for apprehending Fred Stump. January 19, 1768."
Penn Chronology:
1768
Cited in:
Bristol, B2927
Shipton & Mooney, 41864
ESTC, W23556
Contributor:
Penn, John, 1729-1795.
Hall & Sellers, printer.
Culture Class Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
American Culture Class Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
OCLC:
63196062
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