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OF THE

Historical Society of Pennsylvania.

This Fund, which now amounts to $37,000, is made up of subscriptions of $25 each, which have been invested by the Trustees, and the interest only used for the publication of historical matter. Copies of all such publications are sent to subscribers to the Fund during their lives, and to libraries for twenty years. The Fund has published thirteen volumes of Memoirs of the Society and twenty-two volumes of the Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography. Of the Magazine about 100 sets remain on hand. As long as this edition lasts, persons now subscribing $25 to the capital account and wishing complete sets of the Magazine can obtain the twenty-two vol. umes bound, and numbers of current volume, for $25 extra. Such subscribers will also receive all future issues of the Magazine and Memoirs.

TRUSTEES OF THE PUBLICATION FUND,

1300 Locust St., Philadelphia.

HISTORY OF PROPRIETARY GOVERNMENT

IN PENNSYLVANIA,

By WILLIAM R. SHEPHERD, Ph.D.

8vo.

BOUND IN MUSLIN.

601 PAGES.

The New York Genealogical and Biographical

Record for 1899.

DEVOTED TO THE INTERESTS OF AMERICAN GENEALOGY

AND BIOGRAPHY.

ISSUED QUARTERLY, AT TWO DOLLARS PER ANNUM.

The Society has a few complete sets of the RECORD on sale. Subscriptions, payable in advance, should be sent to B. W. Pierson, Treasurer, No. 226 West Fifty-eighth Street, New York.

THE PENNSYLVANIA HISTORICAL STUDY

ENCOURAGEMENT FUND.

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This Fund was established under a resolution of Council of December 28, 1896, its object being "to promote and assist the editing and publication of books relating to the history of Pennsylvania, or connected therewith, outside the purview of The Publication Fund of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania.'"

For its foundation the Council resolved that the proceeds arising from the sale of the following works, of which the Society owns a number of copies, should be paid to the trustees, to be used for the objects of the trust. Pennsylvania and the Federal Constitution, 1787–1788.

Edited by JOHN BACH MCMASTER and FREDERICK D. STONE.

Philadelphia, 1888. 8vo. 803 pp. Copiously illustrated. Price, $5. The Records of Holy Trinity (Old Swedes) Church,

Wilmington, Del., from 1697 to 1773.
Translated from the original Swedish by HORACE BURR, with an
abstract of the English records from 1773 to 1810. : 8vo. 772 pp.

Illustrated. Price, $2.
A Lenâpé-English Dictionary.

From an anonymous MS. in the archives of the Moravian Church at
Bethlehem, Pa. Edited, with additions, by DANIEL G. BRINTON,
A.M., M.D., and REV. ALBERT SEQAQKIND ANTHONY. Philadelphia,

1888. Square 8vo. 236 pp. Price, $2. Southern Quakers and Slavery.

A Study in Institutional History. By_STEPHEN B. WEEKS, PH.D.

Baltimore, Md., 1896. 8vo. 400 pp. Price, $2. Early History of the University of Pennsylvania from

its Origin to the Year 1827. By GEORGE B. WOOD, M.D., with supplementary chapters by FredERICK D. STONE, Litt.D. Philadelphia, 1896. 16mo.

Copiously illustrated. Price, $1.12.
History of Proprietary Government in Pennsylvania,

By WILLIAM R. SHEPHERD, PA.D. New York, 1896. 8vo. 601 pp.
Price, $4.50.
These volumes were acquired by the Society in the following way:

"Pennsylvania and the Federal Constitution" was published by subscription, and the profit arising therefrom was in part used to assist the Historical Society of Delaware in issuing the Records of Old Swedes Church at Wilmington, by subscribing for a number of copies. The proceeds arising from these two works were in turn used, in a like manner, in assisting in the publication of “Southern Quakers and Slavery” and “History of Proprietary Government in Pennsylvania." The entire edition of the LenapéEnglisń Dictionary was presented to the Society by its late President, Brinton Coxe, and members of his family, and the edition of "Early History of the University of Pennsylvania" was presented by Charles Hare Hutchinson, Esq.

The objects and the proposed working of the Fund now established are best shown in the use made of the profits arising from " Pennsylvania and the Federal Constitution, which has materially assisted in the publication of three books of great historical value that could hardly have appeared but with some such assistance; books that had been prepared without the least idea of money-making, and had entailed a vast amount of work in original sources.

Any person willing to assist in the objects for which this Fund has been established, as shown in the above statement, can do so by subscribing for any of the works mentioned at the prices named.

275 PP.

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