Annual Discourse Delivered Before the Historical Society of the State of Pennsylvania: The Twenty-Ninth Day of November, 1832 (Classic Reprint)

Annual Discourse Delivered Before the Historical Society of the State of Pennsylvania The Twenty Ninth Day of November Classic Reprint Excerpt from Annual Discourse Delivered Before the Historical Society of the State of Pennsylvania The Twenty Ninth Day of November I need hardly remind this audience that the little band of pion

  • Title: Annual Discourse Delivered Before the Historical Society of the State of Pennsylvania: The Twenty-Ninth Day of November, 1832 (Classic Reprint)
  • Author: Peter McCall
  • ISBN: 9781331334705
  • Page: 397
  • Format: Paperback
  • Excerpt from Annual Discourse Delivered Before the Historical Society of the State of Pennsylvania The Twenty Ninth Day of November, 1832I need hardly remind this audience that the little band of pioneers who surrounded William Penn, were principally followers of the religious standard which he then bore For many years the population Of the colony was chie y composed ofExcerpt from Annual Discourse Delivered Before the Historical Society of the State of Pennsylvania The Twenty Ninth Day of November, 1832I need hardly remind this audience that the little band of pioneers who surrounded William Penn, were principally followers of the religious standard which he then bore For many years the population Of the colony was chie y composed of members Of the same religious denomination Philadelphia was emphatically a Quaker city Pennsylvania a Quaker province and when their numbers and their importance receded before the ood of immigration, the memory of their services, and the in uence of their virtues, enabled them still to sway the councils of the growing nation They gave a tone to our manners they gave a temper to our lawsa The leading actors on the arena of public life, the Objects of popular applause and proprietary favour, the Logans and the Lloyds, the Shippens and the N orrises, were prominent members of that society With one exception, that of Thomas Lloyd, deputed by Penn in 1691, whose ability and virtue are the theme Of contemporary praise, the political representatives of the proprietary did not pro fess the religious sentiments of the Friends but their opin ions were, ia most cases by positive instructions, in all or less by the high respectability and elevated character of its members, controlled by the provincial council, who.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books Find at forgottenbooksThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work Forgotten Books uses state of the art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

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