The History of Pennsylvania: In North America, from the Original Institution and Settlement of that Province, Under the First Proprietor and Governor, William Penn, in 1681, Till After the Year 1742; with an Introduction, Respecting, the Life of W. Penn, Prior to the Grant of the Province, and the Religious Society of the People Called Quakers;--with the First Rise of the Neighbouring Colonies, More Particularly of West-New-Jersey, and the Settlement of the Dutch and Swedes on Delaware. To which is Added, a Brief Description of the Said Province, and of the General State, in which it Flourished, Principally Between the Years 1760 and 1770 ... (Google eBook)

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Zachariah Poulson, Junior, number eighty, Chesnut-Street., 1797 - Delaware
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