Government Detail

Summary

Name Level Type/Class Home Rule?
Pennsylvania, Province of (defunct) state Province no

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
0 Jul 4, 1776

Related

Name Relationship Status
United States of America Parent most recent
Bedford, County of Child former
Berks, County of Child former
Bucks, County of Child former
Chester, County of Child former
Cumberland, County of Child former
Lancaster, County of Child former
Northampton, County of Child former
Northumberland, County of Child former
Philadelphia, County of Child former
Westmoreland, County of Child former
York, County of Child former

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Old Name Pennsylvania, Commonwealth of New Name Jul 4, 1776

Government Action

Detail Action Date Approved Effective Location
View Provincial Council Minute: "Tho: Lloyd, Tho: Holmes, Wm. Haigue, appointed to draw up a Charter for Philadelphia to be made a Burrough, Consisting of a Majr and six Aldermen, & to Call to their Assistance any of ye Councill." Jul 26, 1684 v. 1, p. 117
View Provincial Council Minute Oct 24, 1684 v. 1, p. 124
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Provincial Council Minute Apr 1, 1685 v. 1, p. 73
View Provincial Council Minute Apr 5, 1687 v. 1, p. 153
View Letters Patent May 20, 1691
View Provincial Council Minute Jun 27, 1693 v. 1, p. 340
View Provincial Council Minute Aug 8, 1693 v. 1, p. 387
View Provincial Council Minute Aug 29, 1693 v. 1, p. 389
View Provincial Council Minute Oct 29, 1696 v. 1, p. 500
View Board of Property Minute Jan 5, 1701 v. G
View Board of Property Minute Jan 7, 1701 v. G
View Board of Property Minute Feb 4, 1701 v. G
View Board of Property Minute Feb 23, 1701 v. G
View Letters Patent Oct 25, 1701
View Letters Patent Oct 31, 1701
View Board of Property Minute May 4, 1702 v. G
View Board of Property Minute May 19, 1702 v. G
View Board of Property Minute Jun 1702 v. G
View Board of Property Minute Aug 13, 1712 v. H
View Board of Property Minute Apr 8, 1717 v. H
View Letters Patent Nov 14, 1720
View Letters Patent: [Erecting the Town of Lancaster into a Borough] May 1, 1742