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Hannah Penn and the proprietorship of Pennsylvania

Sophie Hutchinson Drinker

Hannah Penn and the proprietorship of Pennsylvania

by Sophie Hutchinson Drinker

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Published by Printed by Int. Printing in Philadelphia, Pa .
Written in English


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Statementby Sophie Hutchinson Drinker.
The Physical Object
Pagination207p. :
Number of Pages207
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18307613M

Proprietor of Pennsylvania Level 1 biography Fast Facts Hannah Callowhill Penn was the second wife of William Penn, who founded Pennsylvania. After William Penn had a stroke in1 , Hannah took over his business affairs. After his death she was the Proprietor (head of government) of Pennsylvania. As the acting proprietor of Pennsylvania, Callowhill Penn fought for women’s right to inherit their husband’s estate. March 12th, , was named “Hannah Callowhill Penn Day” in Pennsylvania. A portrait of her was on display in the Pennsylvania governor’s office, alongside her husband’s portrait and portraits of other early leaders.

Penn suffered a stroke in which left him partially paralyzed and unable to speak or write his name. During the period of his infirmity, Hannah became the de facto Proprietor of Pennsylvania. Penn died in at the age of 74 in the family’s home near Reading, England. Hannah died in .   Hannah came from a wealthy family, but life wasn’t easy. Married at 26 to William Penn, a man twice her age, leaving England for Pennsylvania pregnant in her last trimester, and being the highest status women in the colony gave her a great deal of responsibility, even if she didn’t have the same tasks ordinary women had.

This volume documents the final eighteen years of William Penn's life, from to It opens with his last months as resident proprietor of Pennsylvania—a moment of great importance in the political history of the colony. It ends with his death on 30 July , after a lingering illness. When William Penn became ill in , his wife, Hannah Penn acted as proprietor. When William Penn died in , Hannah took charge of the colony and arranged for the proprietorship to be proportioned to her sons in the following ways: – John (The American): Chief Proprietor, ½ interest – Thomas Penn: ¼ interest – Richard Penn Snr: ¼.


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Philadelphia Priv. Print. under the auspices of the National Society of the Colonial Dames of America in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, (OCoLC) Named Person: Hannah Callowhill Penn; Hannah Callowhill Penn: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Sophie Hutchinson Drinker.

Hannah Penn and the Proprietorship of Pennsylvania (review) Hannah Penn and the Proprietorship of Pennsylvania (review) Peare, Catherine Owens. Book Reviews67 listeners the results of his researches into tradition versus truth in Quaker Meeting at Friends House on Euston Road.

He has now retired from the care of o books, pamphlets. Hannah Penn and the proprietorship of Pennsylvania. Saved in: Bibliographic Details; Main Author: Drinker, Sophie Hutchinson, Pennsylvania History vol. 26, no. 2, April Book Reviews and Book Notes Book Reviews: Hannah Penn and the Proprietorship of Pennsylvania, By Sophie Hutchinson DrinkerAuthor: Edwin B.

Bronner. Hannah Penn: Pennsylvania’s First Female Governor. William C. Kashatus Times Leader (Wilkes-Barre, PA) April 2, I am no fan of Gov.

Tom Corbett. His efforts to starve and privatize public education and slash thousands of public-sector jobs while shielding the natural gas industry from reasonable taxation and sufficient health, safety and zoning regulation are.

Hannah Penn died from a stroke on Decemand the proprietorship of Pennsylvania passed to her three sons: John, Thomas, and Richard. Hannah Penn is one of the few individuals and the first woman to be given the status of Honorary Citizen of the United States, given to her by Presidential Proclamation upon an Act of Congress by.

“Instructions from a woman” Hannah Penn and the Pennsylvania proprietorship by Alison Duncan Hirsh, published Call number: UPA F H57 Pennsylvania's Honoured Mistress. Unanswered questions in the life of Hannah Callowhill Penn.

Hannzah Penn and the Proprietorship of Pennsylvania. By Sophie Hutchinson Drinker. (Philadelphia: Privately printed under the auspices of The National Society of the Colonial Dames of America in the Common-wealth of Pennsylvania, Pp.

$) Hannah Callowhill Penn was a fine woman, and William Penn was ex. Penn, Hannah (–)Acting proprietor of Pennsylvania (–26) who successfully balanced competing interests of creditors, colonists, and crown to insure that her sons would inherit the proprietorship and that Quaker interests would be preserved in the colony.

Name variations: HP. Source for information on Penn, Hannah (–): Women in World History: A Biographical Encyclopedia. A difficult book to read, much like an encyclopedia. However, it conveys much about the difficulty of settling a large area like Pennsylvania (Penn's Woods) prior to the American Revolution.

Penn being a prominent convert to Quakerism provided an interesting background for the story of /5(9). Hannah Penn and the proprietorship of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia: Priv. print.

under the auspices of the National Society of the Colonial Dames of America in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Eugenie with Andrus Leonard, Miriam Young Holden: The American Woman in Colonial and Revolutionary Times, A Syllabus with Bibliography.

These capabilities would later serve to be invaluable assets for the preservation of Pennsylvania. Hannah met Billy Penn when she was a hopeless. Hannah Penn tells the story of her own and William’s childhood. She recounts her life as ‘the second wife’; tells of uncooperative and stubborn step children and of the Penn’s mounting debt.

When William died, Hannah became the Proprietor of Pennsylvania, and needed all her business skills to govern the province and pay down its debt. Hannah Callowhill Penn (Febru – Decem ) was the second wife of Pennsylvania founder William Penn; she effectively administered the Province of Pennsylvania for six years after her husband suffered a series of strokes and then for another eight years after her husband's death.

She served as acting proprietor from until her death in William Penn left Pennsylvania in late and supervised the governance of Pennsylvania from England until his death in Under Penn as proprietor, government officials included an appointed Governor, a member Provincial Council, and the Pennsylvania Provincial Assembly.

Hannah Penn: Pennsylvania's first woman governor Author: Kashatus, William C. "Instructions from a woman": Hannah Penn and the Pennsylvania proprietorship Author: Hirsch, Alison Duncan. Published: (). On March 4,King Charles II granted William Penn a charter for a new American colony.

Pennsylvania was to be, in its founder's words, a bold "Holy Experiment" in religious freedom and toleration, a haven for those fleeing persecution in an increasingly intolerant England and across Europe. An activist, political theorist, and the proprietor of his own colony, Penn would become a.

Hannah Penn prevailed, however, and saw to it that her children received the estate. When she died on Decemthe proprietorship of Pennsylvania passed to her three sons: John, Thomas, and Richard. Beyond the Marker.

After William Penn’s death inHannah Callowhill Penn takes over the role of governor and proprietor of Pennsylvania. More on William Penn’s Final Years The first place to begin when studying the original records of William Penn is the five volume The Papers of William Penn, –edited by Richard S.

Dunn and Mary Maples Dunn (University of Pennsylvania Press, –).The collection brings together for the first time all known letters and documents relating to the founder, each rigorously.Even though William Keith, the Governor of Pennsylvania, was involved with a dispute with Hannah Penn over the proprietorship of Pennsylvania the s, Biles attempted to keep the Assembly out of the dispute as much as possible.

After a break from his service in the Assembly, Biles was re-elected to serve in and again from   William Penn was an English Quaker leader and advocate of religious freedom who oversaw the founding of Pennsylvania as a refuge for Quakers and other religious minorities of Europe.

His trial on a trumped-up charge of inciting a riot in resulted in a landmark ruling which established jury independence in English law.