Lawmaking and Legislators in Pennsylvania, Volume 1, 1682-1709

Lawmaking and Legislators in Pennsylvania, Volume 1, 1682-1709
A Biographical Dictionary

Edited by Craig W. Horle, Marianne S. Wokeck, Jeffrey L Scheib, David Haugaard, Joy Witenburg, Joseph S. Foster, and Rosalind J. Beiler

1991 | 904 pages | Cloth $79.95
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Table of Contents

Foreword
About the Authors
Acknowledgments
Illustrations and Maps
Figures and Tables

INTRODUCTION
General Background
Introduction to Volume One

LAWMAKING IN PENNSYLVANIA, 1682-1709: THEMES AND ISSUES
The General Assembly in the Constitutions of Colonial Pennsylvania
Voters and Elections in Colonial Pennsylvania, 1682-1709
Legislative Supremacy and Assembly Procedures, 1682-1709
The House Committees, 1682-1709
Legislation of Pennsylvania, 1682-1709
Pennsylvania and the Three Lower Counties, 1682-1704
The Pennsylvania Quakers and William Penn
Religious Factionalism in Pennsylvania

LEGISLATORS OF PENNSYLVANIA, 1682-1709
Sessions List:
The General Assembly of Pennsylvania, 1682-1709
Officers of the House, 1682-1709
List of House Committees, 1682-1709
Selected Characteristics of the Legislature and Its Representatives

BIOGRAPHICAL ESSAYS
Guide to the Biographical Entries
Short Title List of Sources
Biographies and Listings

APPENDIXES
Appendix 1-Glossary
Appendix 2-Chronology of Pennsylvania, 1681-1710
Appendix 3-Religious Affiliation of Elected Pennsylvania Legislators, 1683-1709
Appendix 4-Provincial Council Attendance
Appendix 5-Laws Enacted in Pennsylvania, 1682-1709
Appendix 6-The Keithian Controversy and Factions in Philadelphia County
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NDEX OF SUBJECTS
INDEX OF NAMES