A history of the origin of the appellation Keystone state, as applied to the commonwealth of Pennsylvania; together with extracts from many authorities relative to the adoption of the Declaration of independence by the continental congress, July 4th,


Philadelphia, Claxton, Remsen & Haffelfinger, 1874.

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Subjects Keystone state (Nickname)
Morton, John, 1724-1777.
Pennsylvania -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783.
United States. Declaration of Independence.
Description 190 p. ; 20 cm.
Notes Compilation of material in support of the theory that Pennsylvania was called the "Keystone State" because the casting vote of one of her delegates in the Continental Congress (John Morton) secured the unanimous adoption of the Declaration of Independence.
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