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Charles Gookin speeches and a response by Jasper Yeates


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Written copy of speech delivered by Deputy Governor of Colonial Pennsylvania, Charles Gookin, to the Delaware Assembly, on March 27, 1716, together with the response from the Assembly's Speaker, Jasper Yeates. Also included is a written copy of a speech delivered by Gookin to the Assembly on May 2, 1716. The speeches and the response concern difficulties between Gookin and the Assembly.

Box 3, F0062: Shelved in SPEC MSS 0098 manuscript boxes

A digitized copy of the documents are available at the University of Delaware Digital Institutional Repository .

Purchase, 1996.

Processed and encoded by George Apodaca, June 2015.

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University of Delaware Library, Special Collections
Finding Aid Date
2015 June 3
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Charles Gookin speeches to assembly and responses by Jasper Yeates, 1716 March 27.
Box 3 Folder F0062
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