842 pages | 6 3/4 x 9 3/4 | illus.
Cloth 1987 | ISBN 9780812280500 | $95.00s | Outside the Americas £79.00
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A volume in the series Papers of William Penn
"An editorial achievement of the highest order. . . . The authors are to be congratulated for their fruitful and painstaking research."—Canadian Journal of HistoryThis volume documents the final eighteen years of William Penn's life, from 1701 to 1718. It opens with his last months as resident proprietor of Pennsylvania—a moment of great importance in the political history of the colony. It ends with his death on 30 July 1718, after a lingering illness.