William Penn instructions to William Keith
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Founder of the Pennsylvania colony William Penn sent these instructions to William Keith appointing him as Lieutenant Governor of the Province of Pennsylvania and the Counties of New Castle, Kent, and Sussex upon Delaware, on November 29, 1716. This is a handwritten copy on parchment recorded from Patent Book A, No. 5, pages 229-232, affixed with the seal of the Land Office of Pennsylvania and signed by Secretary of said office, James Brady, on June 16, 1823.
Box 3, F0066: Shelved in SPEC MSS 0098 oversize (20 inch) manuscript boxes
Gift of May E. Robbins, 1923.
Processed and encoded by George Apodaca, June 2015.
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- 2015 June 3
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