A Lenape Among the Quakers: The Life of Hannah Freeman

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On July 28, 1797, an elderly Lenape woman stood before the newly appointed almsman of Pennsylvania's Chester County and delivered a brief account of her life. In a sad irony, Hannah Freeman was establishing her residency-a claim that paved the way for her removal to the poorhouse. Ultimately, however, it meant the final removal from the ancestral land she had so tenaciously maintained. Thus was William Penn's "peaceable kingdom" preserved. A Lenape among the Quakers reconstructs Hannah Freeman's history, traveling from the ...

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A Lenape Among the Quakers: The Life of Hannah Freeman
2017, University of Nebraska Press

ISBN-13: 9780803275201

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A Lenape Among the Quakers: The Life of Hannah Freeman
2014, University of Nebraska Press

ISBN-13: 9780803248403

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