William Penn, the politician his relations with the English Government by Joseph E. Illick

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  • Penn, William, 1644-1718,
  • Pennsylvania -- Politics and government -- To 1775

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Bibliography: p. 251-260.

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Statement[by] Joseph E. Illick.
LC ClassificationsF152.2 .I5
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 267 p.
Number of Pages267
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Open LibraryOL5946275M
LC Control Number65017944

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