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John Dickinson


John Dickinson a Founding Father of the United States, was a solicitor and politician from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Wilmington, Delaware known ... Their sons, John, Thomas, and Philemon were b...

William Penn and Sir George Calvert were the what - Answers.com


Both William Penn and Sir George Calvert were members of religions that were persecuted in ... Why did George Calvert establish Maryland? ... William Penn was the founder of Pennsylvania, the son of Admiral William Penn for whom the ...

Penn family papers - Historical Society of Pennsylvania


Sir Admiral William Penn was born in 1621 and started his life-long seafaring career as a ... to settle a dispute regarding the boundary between Pennsylvania and Maryland. ... in 1699/1700, traveled to Pennsylvania in 1732 and 1734, respectively. ... The Penn family papers have a tumultuous history, and were donated or ...

The History of Maryland - Electric Scotland


Into this princely heritage, George Calvert, the first Lord Baltimore, had looked, after ... In their bark houses, good stores of furs were kept, which the Indians ..... the province arose in 1681, when William Penn, the true evil genius of Maryland, ... province and territories, which, respectively, took the names of Pennsylvania and ...

Full text of "Genealogy and biography of leading families of the city ...


The' people of Pennsylvania, also, still bear in their characters the impress of their ... George Calvert, Baron of Baltimore, was born in Yorkshire, England, in 1582. When a young man he became secretar>- to Sir Robert Cecil, later was made ... and Maryland, but there was also considerable controversy with William Penn ...

Penn family papers, 1592-1960 - University of Pennsylvania


Sir Admiral William Penn was born in 1621 and started his life-long seafaring career ... to settle a dispute regarding the boundary between Pennsylvania and Maryland. .... The Penn family papers have a tumultuous history, and were donated or ... dispute between William Penn and Lord Baltimore (Cecilius "Cecil" Calvert).

See full documentation. - National Park Service


Nov 13, 2008 ... of 'Anne Arundel County became a Quaker, and those who were not Quaker ... tidewater region of southern Maryland.5 Sir George Calvert, the first Lord ... Governor William Stone, in turn, promised to increase the number of ...... 57 The Maryland General Meeting preceded the Pennsylvania ..... respectively.

The Early Quaker Calvert's - Freepages

freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~calvertgenealogy/Nordic/the early nordic -- quaker calverts.pdf

This religion, first preached by George Fox in England in the late. 1640's, was, by ... in William Penn's colony of Pennsylvania which at that time included the lower three ... presentation in order to see the history of the Calvert's who were Quaker and .... It is also odd, or, perhaps providential that Sir Robert Cecil, Se...

Mason & Dixon: their Line and its Legend - The Mason & Dixon Line ...

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But Charles Mason and Jeremiah Dixon were destined to be remembered for their ... between Pennsylvania and Maryland to some vaguely defined point on the ... One of these was George Calvert, the first Lord Baltimore, whose Maryland ... trouble began only after Charles II's grant of Pennsylvania to William Penn in 1681, ...

The Journal of Charles Mason and Jeremiah Dixon


cut apart and were glued to the "stubs" of a binder, to which various letters ... waged between Pennsylvania and Maryland from. 1681 to ... eral events in the life of Sir George Calvert, subse- quently the .... Maryland received letters from William Penn declar- ing that ..... square miles and 1,100 square miles respectively....

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Brief Biography of William Penn - USHistory.org


A history of William Penn, founder of the city of Phiuladelphia and the State of ... in New Jersey and Maryland, in which latter province the ancient meetings of Anne ... The Duke of York secured New York, Pennsylvania and Delaware to himself as ... deeds of lease and release, to Lord John Berkeley and Sir George Carteret.

CHAPTER 1 The Colonial Origins of American Constitutionalism


expedition that had been organized and financed by Sir Walter Raleigh in 1587. After the .... Second and Third Charters of Virginia, respectively. ... granted William Penn, son of the Admiral, the colony of Pennsylvania. ... Consequently, in 1776 the only proprietary colonies were Maryland, ... But George Calvert died before.

William Byrd, 1674-1744. The Westover Manuscripts: Containing the ...


William Byrd, of Westover, the father of the last proprietor of the same name, of different ... The manuscripts offer abundant internal evidence that they were written merely ..... off Maryland from it, by charter from king Charles I. to sir George Calvert, ... Of this, William Penn, a man of much worldly wisdom, and some eminence ...