Item: Engraving depicting William Penn's Treaty with the Indians
Record Number: 8390
Box Number: 1
Page Number: 90
Depicts: William Penn
Engraver: Illman & Sons
View Format: Painting
Item Format: Engraving
Dimensions: Dimensions of Case, 24.5 by 32 cm.
Inscription text: William Penn's Treaty with the Indians.
This Justly Celebrated Treaty, was Formed in the Year 1682; Under the Large Elm at Shackamaxon, now Kensington, Philadelphia
How beautiful the scene portrayed above,
A treaty, framed in Justice, Truth and Love!
Our City's Founder and the peaceful "Friends"
Stoop to no subterfuge, to gain their ends;
While with unswerving confidence, around
Their Indian brethren occupy the ground.
This incident, a maxim may afford,
And prove our PENN was "mightier than the sword."
Inscription location: on recto