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Penn, William to Dr. Woodhouse

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00391.01 Author/Creator: Penn, William Place Written: London, England Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 29 March 1682 Pagination: 1 p. + address. 30 x 18 cm.

Summary of Content: Penn gives advice to the father of Elizabeth Woodhouse, who had the choice of going to America or staying with her lover. This letter mentions her wish to come to America, and Penn does not discourage the idea, mentioning that he will be going this summer (for the first time). Penn suggests practical protection with which to face the new continent. Dated in the old style.

People: Penn, William
Woodhouse, Dr
Woodhouse, Elizabeth

Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: QuakersReligionImmigration and MigrationWomen's HistoryTravel

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