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Book/Printed Material An historical review of the constitution and government of Pennsylvania Historical review of the constitution and government of Pensylvania

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Title

  • An historical review of the constitution and government of Pennsylvania : from its origin, so far as regards the several points of controversy, which have, from time to time, arisen between the several governors of that province, and their several assemblies : founded on authentic documents

Other Title

  • Historical review of the constitution and government of Pensylvania

Names

  • Jackson, Richard, -1787
  • Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790
  • Griffiths, Ralph, 1720-1803, publisher
  • Stevens, Henry, Jr., 1819-1886, former owner
  • Penn, Thomas, 1702-1775, associated name
  • Thomas Jefferson Library Collection (Library of Congress)
  • Benjamin Franklin Collection (Library of Congress)
  • Joseph Meredith Toner Collection (Library of Congress)

Created / Published

  • London : Printed for R. Griffiths ..., 1759.

Headings

  • -  Pennsylvania--Politics and government--To 1775
  • -  England--London

Notes

  • -  Formerly attributed to Benjamin Franklin; in fact by Richard Jackson. Cf. ESTC.
  • -  Signatures: A⁸ a⁴ b²(-b2) B-2B⁸ 2C-2I⁴ 2K².
  • -  Sowerby, E.M. Cat. of the lib. of Thomas Jefferson, 459
  • -  Ford, P.L. Franklin bibliography, 253
  • -  English short title catalogue, T117618
  • -  Stevens, H. Historical nuggets, 1387
  • -  Sabin, J. Dictionary of books relating to America from its discovery to the present time, 25512
  • -  LC copy has Jefferson's initials on p. 113 & 273, "by Doctor Franklin" written by Jefferson on t.p., some passages marked in text. Has ms. notes on front fly-leaf, attributed to Thomas Mann Randolph. Cf. Sowerby.
  • -  LC copy 1 shelved in the Thomas Jefferson Library Collection under Sowerby no. 459.
  • -  LC copies 1-2 formerly shelved under F152.F82
  • -  LC copy 3 found in Franklin Collection unclassified 12/10/2004
  • -  LAC brd 2019-05-23 no edits (1 card)

Medium

  • viii, [18], 444 p. ; 21 cm. (8vo)

Call Number/Physical Location

  • F152 .J3 1759
  • F152 .J3 1759 Copy 2 LC copy stamped: H. Stevens. Has his signature on t.p. Manuscript note on fly-leaf: "The ms. notes in this vol. are by Thomas Penn, son of the founder of Pennsylvania"; Stevens' 1881 catalogue states it "belonged to the Penn Family". Initials on rear pastedown: G. J. P., possibly of Granville John Penn.
  • F152 .J3 1759 Copy 3 LC copy has bookplate: Toner Collection.

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 06002279

Online Format

  • pdf
  • image

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Chicago citation style:

Jackson, Richard, -1787, Benjamin Franklin, Ralph Griffiths, Henry Stevens, Thomas Penn, Thomas Jefferson Library Collection, Benjamin Franklin Collection, and Joseph Meredith Toner Collection. An historical review of the constitution and government of Pennsylvania: from its origin, so far as regards the several points of controversy, which have, from time to time, arisen between the several governors of that province, and their several assemblies: founded on authentic documents. London: Printed for R. Griffiths, 1759. Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/06002279/.

APA citation style:

Jackson, R., Franklin, B., Griffiths, R., Stevens, H., Penn, T., Thomas Jefferson Library Collection [...] Joseph Meredith Toner Collection. (1759) An historical review of the constitution and government of Pennsylvania: from its origin, so far as regards the several points of controversy, which have, from time to time, arisen between the several governors of that province, and their several assemblies: founded on authentic documents. London: Printed for R. Griffiths. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/06002279/.

MLA citation style:

Jackson, Richard, -1787, et al. An historical review of the constitution and government of Pennsylvania: from its origin, so far as regards the several points of controversy, which have, from time to time, arisen between the several governors of that province, and their several assemblies: founded on authentic documents. London: Printed for R. Griffiths, 1759. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/06002279/>.