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[External Resource] Crime and its Punishment in Provincial Pennsylvania

URL: http://dpubs.libraries.psu.edu/handle/psu.ph/1141333368
Title: [External Resource] Crime and its Punishment in Provincial Pennsylvania
Creator: Gipson, Lawrence H.
Description: In the seventeenth century, the Swedish South Company and the Dutch West India Company were responsible for trying and punishing criminal acts in the area that would become the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania before the English assumed control. These companies followed the rules of their respective home countries in handling crime and its punishment.
Type: Article
Source: Pennsylvania History 2 (1935): 3-15.
Date: 1935
Contributor: Cornell
 

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