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SEVERAL POLITICAL AND HISTORICAL TRACTS
NOT INCLUDED IN ANY FORMER EDITION,
MANY LETTERS OFFICIAL AND PRIVATE
NOT HITHERTO PUBLISHED;
A LIFE OF THE AUTHOR.
BY JARED SPARKS.
TAPPAN & WHITTEMORE.
A. WHITTE MORE & CO., MILWAUKIE, WIS.
Entered according to the act of Congress, in the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty-six, by HILLIARD, GRAY, AND CO., in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the District of Massachusetts.
PRESS OP GRORGE C. BAND,
Plain Truth; or Serious Considerations on the Present
State of the City of Philadelphia and Province of
Papers relating to a Plan of Union of the Colonies, adopt-
ed by Commissioners assembled at Albany in July,
Short Hints towards a Scheme for uniting the North-
Letter from James Alexander to Cadwallader Colden
'Remarks on the Hints for a Scheme of Union, by
Reasons and Motives on which the Plan of Union
Plan of Union adopted by the Convention at Albany;
with the Reasons and Motives for each Article
Three Letters to Governor Shirley
Letter I. Concerning the Voice of the People in
Choosing the Rulers by whom Taxes are Im-
Letter II. On the Imposition of Direct Taxes upon
Letter III. On the Subject of uniting the Colonies
more intimately with Great Britain, by allowing
them Representatives in Parliament
Plan for Settling two Western Colonies in North America,
An Act for the better Ordering and Regulating such as are
willing and desirous to be united for Military Pur-
A Dialogue between X, Y, & Z, concerning the present
AN HISTORICAL REVIEW of the Constitution and Govern-
ment of Pennsylvania, from its Origin; so far as
regards the several Points of Controversy, which
have from time to time arisen between the several
Governors of Pennsylvania and their several As-
Abstract of the Charter granted to William Penn. Conditions to the
first Settlers of Pennsylvania. Penn's first Frame of Government.
His Reservation of Quit-Rents. His second Frame of Govern-
ment. Pennsylvania and the Territory of the Three Lower Coun-
ties united. Remonstrance of a subsequent Assembly against the
Union. Motives of the Planters for accepting the second Frame
of Government. Mr. Penn's Return to England, and Appointment
of five Commissioners to administer the Government. Disorders
which ensued during his Absence. Captain Blackwell's Govern-
The Government assumed into the Hands of the Crown in 1693, and