The Provincial Council of Pennsylvania Hears of Prince William of Orange’s Invasion

Prince William of Orange invaded England, at the request of the English Parliament.

To call a nighttime meeting to depose a witness about the events in England shows how deeply connected the colonists were to the Old World.

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Will French and Indians Attack Philadelphia in 1689-90?

Dateline: Philadelphia. You are there! Rumor and true reports hit Philadelphia. Panic. The Provincial Council decide on its strategy. This primary document gives the impression of being right there during the debate. Lots of names on the Council are in this post.

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