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Penn, William William Penn's last farewell to England.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01673 Author/Creator: Penn, William Place Written: London, England Type: Pamphlet Date: 1682 Pagination: 6 p. 19 x 15 cm

Summary of Content: Title continues: "being an epistle containing a salutation to all faithful friends, a reproof to the unfaithful, and a visitation to the enquiring, in a solemn farewell to them all in the land of my nativity." Printed for Thomas Cook.

People: Penn, William

Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: ReligionLiterature and Language ArtsFrontiers and ExplorationGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign Policy

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