Lower Merion Historical Society

The Lower Merion Historical Society

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round, earthen red, embossed seal, string attached, piece missing at top right
Object: William Penn’s Seal & Metal Seal Box
Year: 1701
Item: William Penn’s Seal “City Charter 1701”
Description: Presented by Dr. Douglas Macfarlan, March 10, 1958. When the Governor of Penn’s Woods signed a document, William Penn would affix to it his official seal. We have one such original seal in our collection.
Number: A0040
Location: Attic