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Franklin, B. and Meredith, H. (1729-1778) Pennsylvania gazette. [no. 1876 (December 6, 1764)]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01713.02 Author/Creator: Franklin, B. and Meredith, H. (1729-1778) Place Written: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Type: Newspaper Date: 6 December 1764 Pagination: 4 p. ; 40 x 26 cm.

Summary of Content: Printed by Benjamin Franklin and D. Hall. Contains Governor William Penn's acceptance of a temorary peace with the Delawares and Shawnees. Penn appoints William Johnson as agent to negotiate final peace treaty. Declaration signed on 5 December 1764.

Background Information:

People: B. Franklin and H. Meredith, 1729-1778

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: Government and CivicsMilitary HistoryAmerican Indian HistoryTreatyDiplomacyQuakers

Sub Era: Road to Revolution

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