Pennsylvania Politics and the Growth of Democracy: 1740- 1776

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INDEX
Acrelius, Rev. Israel, 2
Adams, John, 161, 166-168, 179-180
------, Samuel, 156
Albany, Convention, 49; purchase, 50-51
Alison, Rev. Francis, 15, 97, 100, 104, 106, 121, 186, 188
Allen, Andrew, 92, 121, 148n, 179, 181
------, Ann, 14
------, James, 118, 121, 179, 181, 185
------, John, 92, 121, 140
------, Margaret, nee Hamilton, 14
------, William, leader of aristocracy, 13-15; political power, 15, 92; critic of British policies, 15, 116-117; oppose Franklin's Association, 22-23; heads opposition to the Quaker Assembly, 54; Smith-Moore case, 69-70; investments, 78-79; opposes Stamp Act, 166ff; 16-18, 27, 29, 36, 47, 59, 64, 72-73, 75, 77n, 79, 87, 90-91, 93, 95-96, 99100-103, 105-110, 112-113, 115, 118, 120-122, 125, 133-134, 136-137, 140, 143- 144, 154, 165, 186
------, William, Jr., 121Americanus, 117
Amherst, Gen. Jeffrey, 72, 75, 80-83Answer (to Brief State), 40-41
Anti-Constitutionalists, 195ff
Arctic Expedition, 15
Armstrong, Col. John, 53, 74, 86, 88, 190
Ashbridge, George, 106, 118, 135
Assembly, Pennsylvania, powers, 5; representatives, 7, 172, 195; King William's War, 9; Queen Anne's War, 10; servant controversy, 12-13, 16; charges against, 17, 40; defended, 18; Riot of 1742, 19; King George's War, 20-21; paper money, 27-30, 37-38, 46, 58, 133; Proprietary instructions, 30, 38; defense appropriations, 31, 38, 42, 44-46, 58-60, 67, 74- 75, 82-85, 172; taxation of Proprietors, 42-46, 57-60, 67, 72-74, 83-85; and Indians, 31-32, 44, 51, 60-61, 79-80, 86- 88; militia, 46, 85; Smith-Moore case, 63, 68-70; Paxton Riot, 86-88; removal of Proprietors, 90ff; election (1764), 100-104, (1766), 135-136, (1767), 136- 137; opposes Independence, 177ff; demise of, 182; 4, 81, 118, 128, 131, 133, 140-143, 157-161, 163, 165-166, 170, 172, 177-178, 180-182, 186, 191, 195
Association, of Continental Congress, 162 ------, military, 21, 23, 46, 55; Revolutionary military, 166, 170, 172- 173, 180, 183-184, 189, 196
Atlee, Samuel, I., 190
------, William, 159, 161n, 184
Aughwick, Pa., 50
Ayres, Captain, 154
Baltimore, 129-130
Baptists, 119, 170-171
Barclay, David, 78-79, 145
Barnsley, Captain Thomas, 113
Barre, Isaac, 14
Barton, Rev. Thomas, 77, 129
Bartram, John, 3
Bayard, John, 177, 180, 184, 187-188, 190, 196
Bedford County, 196
Benezet, Daniel, 148n
Berks County, 80, 103, 163
Biddle, Edward, 159-160, 163, 172
------, James, 105
------, Owen, 178, 186, 188, 191
Blackwell, Gov. John, 9
Blunston, Samuel, 13
Board of Trade, 5, 16, 26-27, 38, 49, 51, 54, 62, 73, 89, 107
Bond, Phineas, 58n
Boston, Town meetings, 142; Tea Party, 154; Port Bill 155ff Bouquet, Col. Henry, 60, 67-68, 80-82, 83n, 90
Broadhead, Daniel, 161n
Braddock, Gen. Edward, 38-39
Bradford, Thomas, 114, 121-122, 167
------, William, 121
------, William, Jr., 181, 190Brief State, 39-41, 40n Bryan George, Revolutionary leader, 190ff; 86, 92, 101, 104-105, 118, 120, 151, 177, 186, 192, 197
Bucks County, 103, 119, 121, 131, 150, 162, 172
Bull, Col. John, 188, 191
Burd, Edward, 177n
------, Col. James, 81n, 92, 100-101, 119-120
------, John, 187
Burke, Edmund, 141, 167 Burlington, N. J., 16
Bushy Run, 82
Bute, Earl of, 14Candid Examination of the Mutual Claims of Great Britain and the Colonies, 165
Cannon, James, Revolutionary leader 189ff; 151, 178, 183, 186, 191-192, 197
Carlisle, Pa., 32, 36, 109, 172 Carolina, North, 32, 49, 67
------, South, 161
Carpenter, Emanuel, 92
Catholics, Roman, 37

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