Description

    [William Penn]. Colonial Pennsylvania: David Lloyd Seventeenth-Century Court Document Signed. One page, 8.5" x 13", Philadelphia, July 24, 1687. Headed, "Proceedings of Provincial Court 1687" and concerning "those that refuse to pay their quitrent." The document is signed by Pennsylvania's attorney general, David Lloyd, who was also the personal lawyer of William Penn. Reinforced with silk, with paper added along right margin.

    More Information:

    In part: "At the Provincial Court held by the Kings Authority and in the Name of William Penn Esq: Proprietary & Governor of the Province of Pennsilvania [sic] Territories . . . Being the 3rd year of the Reign of King James the Second . . . and in the 7th Year of the said Proprietary's Governor. . . . For as much as This Court is given to understand that it is the Govern. Will & pleasure That the Provincial Court should take Ord. with those that refuse to pay their quitrent Or do not pay the same when demanded Wherefore this Court taking into their Serious Consideration what may be most proper remedies in that behalf Do by the Kings Authority . . . command all Sheriffs of this Province and Territories (for the time being) in their respective Countys . . . to collect levey and gather all Fee farms Quittrents and arrears thereof due and payable."



    Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Flat Material, Small (view shipping information)

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    October, 2010
    14th-15th Thursday-Friday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 11
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 795

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $14) per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2018 June 9 The Glen Swanson Collection of Indian War Relics, Including Little Big Horn Legends of the West - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    The resulting auction of my property overwhelmed me. I want to thank Tom Slater and the Heritage team for a very satisfactory experience and profitable result with my historical consignment.
    Henry L.,
    Lexington, KY
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2017 December 10 Arms & Armor, Civil War & Militaria Signature Auction - Dallas
    2017 December 10 Arms & Armor, Civil War & Militaria Signature Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED SO FAR $1,738,582