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Duche, Jacob (fl. 1765) "Amicus Pennsylvaniae"

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC08123 Author/Creator: Duche, Jacob (fl. 1765) Place Written: s.l. Type: Autograph manuscript signed Date: May 1765 Pagination:

Summary of Content: "Amicus Pennsylvaniae." Manuscript of Duche's blank-verse history of the colony of Pennsyvania (published by Franklin & Hall, 1766), here entitled "an attempt (by way of amusement) to sketch out some of the particulars." Content includs William Penn's Virtues and Braddock's Defeat.


Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: PoetryLiterature and Language ArtsHumor and SatireFrench and Indian WarMilitary HistoryQuakers

Sub Era: Road to Revolution

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