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George Bancroft, History of the Colonization of the United States, Vol. 1, 17th edition. 20 4 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 19 1 Browse Search
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 1, Colonial and Revolutionary Literature: Early National Literature: Part I (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 2 2 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: October 30, 1861., [Electronic resource] 2 0 Browse Search
Brig.-Gen. Bradley T. Johnson, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 2.1, Maryland (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 1 1 Browse Search
George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 2, 17th edition. 1 1 Browse Search
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e that Chap. XVI.} 1682 Dec. charter was written. For more than fifty years, the country had been in the hands of the Dutch and their successors; and during that whole period, the claim of Lord Baltimore had always been resisted. The answer of Penn was true, and conformed to English law as applied to the colonies. In 1623, the Dutch had built Fort Nassau, in New Jersey; and the soil of Delaware was purchased by Godyn, and colonized by De Vries, before the promise of King Charles to Sir George Calvert. This is the basis of the claim of William Penn; and its justice had already been repeatedly sustained. Penn knew that it was just; yet his sweetness of disposition prompted an apology for insisting on his right. It was not for the love of land, but of the water. Historians have wronged themselves by attributing to Penn the folly of urging the eagerness of his own desires, as an argument for his pretensions. His own letters and the published proceedings Votes and Proceedings, X