Penn, John, 1729-1795
VIAF ID: 18693541
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governor of colonial Pennsylvania
By the Honourable John Penn, Esquire, lieutenant-governor, and commander in chief of the province of Pennsylvania ... a proclamation Whereas by an act of General Assembly of this province, passed in this present year, it is, among other things, provided and enacted, that if any person or persons, settled upon any lands within the boundaries of this province ... Given ... at Philadelphia, the twenty-fourth day of February, in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and sixty-eight
By the Honourable John Penn, Esquire, lieutenant-governor, and commander in chief of the province of Pennsylvania ... a proclamation Whereas it appears by a deposition ... that, on Sunday, the tenth day of this month, a certain Frederick Stump, a German, of Penn's township, in the county of Cumberland, did, in violation of the public faith, and in defiance of all law, inhumanly and wickedly kill, without any provocation, four Indian men, and two Indian women, in his own house ... Given ... at Philadelphia, the nineteenth day of January ... one thousand seven hundred and sixty-eight
|Whereas a number of armed men, unlawfully assembled, did, on Friday, the twenty-ninth of January last, forceably enter the goal at Carlisle ...
|Whereas a number of persons, chiefly belonging to the colony of Connecticut, have ... made attempts to possess themselves of, and settle upon a large tract of land within the limits of this province ...
|Whereas I have received information, that many ill-disposed persons ... have ... seated themselves upon lands within this province, not yet purchased of the natives
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