This Day in History June 23, 1683

By Ruth on June 23, 2014 in American history, history

Statue of William Penn

I am grateful to feature something nice.  On this date in 1683, William Penn made a great treaty with the Native Americans at Shackamaxon.  On that date, Penn said the folowing:

“We meet on the broad pathway of good faith and good-will; no advantage shall be taken on either side, but all shall be openness and love. We are the same as if one man’s body was to be divided into two parts; we are of one flesh and one blood.”

It is nice to know someone treated the Native Americans right at some point in our American history.

For more info:

Interested in subscribing to all my site's updates? Subscribe below!

Subscribe to My Devotional Thoughts


Add comment

Leave a Reply

Please know that comment moderation is in effect on this site. Comments may not appear immediately. Also, please note that any negative attacks on people, networks, or other comments that are deemed "inappropriate" or "overtly negative" may be removed and/or edited by the administrator.

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


CommentLuv badge