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Published by Columbia University in New York .
Written in English

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  • Pennsylvania

Subjects:

  • Pennsylvania -- Politics and government -- To 1775

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Edition Notes

Statementby William Robert Shepherd.
SeriesStudies in history, economics and public law ;, v. 6, Columbia studies in the social sciences ;, 6.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsH31 .C7 vol. 6
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 601 p. ;
Number of Pages601
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6936249M
LC Control Number04002290
OCLC/WorldCa1534082

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OCLC Number: Notes: Published also as the author's thesis, Columbia University, Description: iv, pages ; 23 cm. Contents: Early stipulation concerning land grants --General practice of the land office --History of the land system --Incidental proprietary rights --The divestment act --Indian affairs --Boundary disputes --The idea of William Penn --Mortgage and .   The metadata below describe the original scanning. Follow the "All Files: HTTP" link in the "View the book" box to the left to find XML files that contain more metadata about the original images and the derived formats (OCR results, PDF etc.).Pages: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Shepherd, William R. (William Robert), History of proprietary government in Pennsylvania. New York, AMS Press, History of Proprietary Government in Pennsylvania [Shepherd, William Rober] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. History of Proprietary Government in PennsylvaniaAuthor: William Rober Shepherd.

Internet Archive BookReader History of proprietary government in Pennsylvania. Penn carefully constructed a constitution, known as the Frame of Government, that gave Pennsylvania the most liberal government in the colonies. Religious freedom was guaranteed to all who believed in God, a humane penal code was . The Government of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania is the governmental structure of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania as established by the Pennsylvania Constitution. It is composed of three branches: executive, legislative and judicial. The capital of the Commonwealth is Harrisburg. 1 Executive branch. Departments. 3 Judicial branch.   History of proprietary government in Pennsylvania by William R. Shepherd; 5 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Politics and government, Accessible book, History; Places: Pennsylvania; Times: To

Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for History of Proprietary Government in Pennsylvania by William R. Shepherd (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products! However, Penn was determined to bring the settlers into the government. His liberal Frame of Government, a written contract between himself as proprietor and the Pennsylvania colonists, was approved by the assembly in , then revised that same year to give the settlers even more voice in the government. Pennsylvania became a royal province briefly from to , when Penn lost his power over the conflict between the proprietary and popular elements, but the colony then resumed under the proprietary government until the American Revolution. This guide will help you navigate HSP's holdings related to federal, state, and local officials, and government publications from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the City of Philadelphia. Other HSP collections relate to Philadelphia political history; the political debate over slavery, suffrage and women's rights; labor movements; and political advocacy and reform.