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George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 2, 17th edition. 436 0 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 315 1 Browse Search
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The writings of John Greenleaf Whittier, Volume 6. (ed. John Greenleaf Whittier) 46 0 Browse Search
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Lydia Maria Child, Isaac T. Hopper: a true life 26 0 Browse Search
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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.) 12 0 Browse Search
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brother with the country between Pemaquid and the St. 1664 Croix. The proprietary rights to New Hampshire and 1677 Maine were revived, with the intent to purchase then Chap. XI.} for the duke of Monmouth. The fine country from Connecticut River to Delaware Bay, tenanted by nearly ten thousand souls, in spite of the charter to 1664. Winthrop, and the possession of the Dutch, was, like part of Maine, given to the duke of York. The charter which secured a large and fertile province to William Penn, and thus invested philanthropy with 1681. executive power on the western bank of the Delaware, was a grant from Charles II. After Philip's war in New England, Mount Hope was hardly rescued from a 1679. courtier, then famous as the author of two indifferent comedies. The grant of Nova Scotia to Sir Thomas Temple was not revoked, while, with the inconsistency of ignorance, Acadia, with indefinite boundaries, was 1667. restored to the French. From the outer cape of Nova Scotia to Flor
the surest adversaries of arbitrary power. He did not, like Sidney, sigh for the good old cause of a republic; nor, like Penn, confide in the instincts of humanity; but regarded the privileges of the nobility Chap XIII.} 1669 as the guaranties of He abhorred the designs, and disbelieved the promises, of democracy; he could sneer at the enthusiasm of Friends. Unlike Penn, he believed it possible to construct the future according to the forms of the past. No voice of God within his soul callns, sect. 22. Grotius, in a former generation, had defended slavery as a rightful condition; a few years later, and William Penn is said to have employed the labor of African bondmen; it is not surprising that John Locke could propose, without com the statesman who was the type of the revolution of 1688, and the philosopher who was the antagonist of Descartes and William Penn. Several American writers have attempted to exonerate Locke from a share in the work which they condemn; but the cons
o, followed by his kings, with their subordinate chieftains, and, reclining on the eastern shore of the Chesapeake, they listened to the evening discourse of the benevolent wanderer. At a later day, the heir of the province attended a Quaker assembly. But the refusal of the Quakers to perform military duty subjected them to fines and harsh imprisonment; the refusal to take an oath sometimes involved them in a forfeiture of property; nor was it before 1688, six years after the arrival of William Penn in America, that indulgence was fully conceded. Meantime the virtues of benevolence and gratitude ripened together. Charles, the eldest son of the 1662 proprietary, came to reside in the province which was to be his patrimony. He visited the banks of the Delaware, Albany Records, XVII. 286. Young Baltimore has in contemplation to make a visit on the river. XVII. 297. and struggled to extend the limits of his jurisdiction. Compare Albany Records, XVII. 315, 245; XVIII. 337—35
ces its lineage to the Swedes, who had planted a suburb of Philadel- Chap. XV.} phia before William Penn became its proprietary. The banks of the Delaware from the ocean to the falls were known as preserve their altar and their dwellings round the graves of their fathers. Kalm's Travels. W. Penn's Letter. Clay's Swedish Annals. The conquest of the Swedish settlements was fol- 1656 loeven to the spilling of blood. This statement is opposite to the account which the enemies of Penn have given. It is nevertheless the true one. The original despatch of the West India Company exed by Beekman as a guest, not as a proprietary. See Records, XVII. 286, 297. But Chalmers hated Penn, and recklessly or passionately falsified history. And how hard to destroy error! How many leaver were triumphantly resisted. The Dutch, and Swedes, and Finns, kept the country safely for William Penn. At last, the West India Company, desiring a barrier against the English on the south, trans
uth. But, How shall I know, asks Penn, 11 23. Penn, that a man does not obtrude his own sense upon be kept open. Christ came not to extinguish, Penn 461 but to improve the heathen knowledge. The ingdoms of men. Any other revolution would be Penn, i 125. transient. The Quakers submitted to the founded in freedom; to perfect his territory, Penn desired to possess the bay, the river, and the d for nonconformity. It is usual to add that Penn joined with Robert Spencer in tearing surplicesme and chance might scrawl their experience; to Penn, the soul was an organ which of itself instinctud, i. 205. The date in Chalmers and Proud, of Penn's landing, is October 24. It is taken from Pen325. The Good Advice to the Church of England, Penn, II., is an argument for the repeal of the penat Britain. The political connections of William Penn have in- Chap. XVI.} volved him in the obl also, and refuse homage from the African? William Penn employed blacks without scruple. The free [185 more...]
; and none but exalted minds—Roger Williams and Penn, Vane, Fox, and Bun- 1677 yan—went forth to wewest of the Delaware, till they were granted to Penn; over the Jerseys Andros claimed a paramount aon of twelve Quakers, under the auspices of William Penn. A brief account of the 1682 province wasmackinac. The gentle spirit which swayed William Penn at Shackamaxon did not find its way into thon, as governor of all New England. How unlike Penn at Newcastle! He was authorized to remove and dros, after a short deference to the example of Penn, made a vain pursuit of a retreating enemy, who councils of the Stuarts inclined Chap. XVII.} Penn, III. 181 1679 Oct. 5 to absolutism. Immediaduke of York was passed by triumphant votes in Penn the house of commons, and defeated only by the hese were the views which were advocated by William Penn against what he calls the prejudices of hisnderland might have done from indifference, and Penn from love of justice—equal franchises to every [2 more...