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    • A problem arose when Charles II granted a charter for Pennsylvania in 1681.Mason–Dixon line-Wikipedia
    • Named for the Towson family of early colonial settlers, brothers William and Thomas Towson, who had moved to the area from Pennsylvania in the early 1750s.Baltimore County Circuit Courthouses-Wikipedia
    • In particular, the colonial governments of New York, Pennsylvania and Virginia were angered by the unilateral assignment of the Ohio lands to Quebec, which had each been granted them in their royal charters.Quebec Act-Wikipedia
    • Early human activity included Indigenous people clearing an area on the slope of Big Round Top and established a burial ground ~1 mile southwest. prior to the 1736 British purchase of the region.Big Round Top-Wikipedia
    • William Penn, a colonist who the king owed money to, received ownership of Pennsylvania in 1681, which he tried to make a "holy experiment" by a union of temporal and spiritual matters.History of the Quakers-Wikipedia
    • Much closer were the transatlantic relationships maintained by the Quakers, especially in Pennsylvania.United Kingdom–United States relations-Wikipedia

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