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1773-09-20, Proclamation of punishment for settling Indian lands
September 20, 1773 Proclamation of Governor John Penn requiring the settlers on Indian lands not as yet purchased to evacuate their illegal
settlements. (Digitized from a microfilm copy of the title originally held by the Historical Society of Pennsylvania Library).
Title:   A proclamation : Whereas I have received information, that several ill-disposed persons ... have lately presumed to seat themselves upon lands ... not as yet purchased of the Indians ... I ... issue this my proclamation ... requiring all ... persons, already settled or residing on any lands beyond the boundary line of the last Indian purchase, immediately to evacuate their illegal settlements ... Given ... at Philadelphia, the twentieth day of September ... one thousand seven hundred and seventy-three.
OCLC Number:   62818164
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