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" ... to vary the name; for I feared lest it should be looked on as a vanity in me, and not as a respect in the King, as it truly was, to my father, whom he often mentions with praise. "
Anecdotes of Public Men - Page 350
by John Wien Forney - 1881 - 444 pages
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The Weekly Monitor, Entertaining and Instructive: Designed to be ..., Volume 1

1817 - 206 pages
...head woodland : for I proposed, when the secretary, a Welchman, refusedi to have it called New Wales, Sylvania, and they added Penn to it : and though I...the king to have it struck out and altered ; he said it was passed and he would not take it uprn him — nor could twenty guineas move the under secretary...
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The North American Review, Volume 22

North American review and miscellaneous journal - 1826 - 520 pages
...Secretary, a Welchman, refused to call it New Wales, I proposed Sylvania, and they added Penn to it; though I much opposed it, and went to the King to have it struck out. He said 'twas past, and he would take it upon him ; nor could twenty guineas move the under Secretary...
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Memoirs of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Volume 1

Historical Society of Pennsylvania - Bibliography - 1826 - 452 pages
...woodlands ; for I proposed when the secretary — a Welshman — refused to have it called New Wales, Sylvania, and they added Penn to it ; and though I...said 'twas past, and would take it upon him ; nor could twenty guineas move the under secretarys to vary the name, for I feared least it should be lookt...
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Collections of the Massachusetts Historical Society

Massachusetts Historical Society - Massachusetts - 1826 - 666 pages
...head wood land ; for I proposed, when the Secretary a Welchman, refused to have it called New Wales, Sylvania, and they added Penn to it : and though I...the King to have it struck out and altered ; he said it was passed, and he would take it upon him — nor could twenty guineas move the under Secretary...
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American Quarterly Review, Volume 8

Robert Walsh - Serial publications - 1830 - 650 pages
...head woodlands, for I proposed (when the Secretary, a Welchman, refused to have it called New Wales,) Sylvania, and they added Penn to it ; and though I...take it upon him ; nor would twenty guineas move the under secretaries to vary the name, — for I feared least it should be looked on as a vanity in me,...
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Hazard's Register of Pennsylvania: Devoted to the Preservation of ..., Volume 1

Samuel Hazard - Pennsylvania - 1828 - 470 pages
...for I proposed when the secretary— a Welshman — refused to have it called New Wales, Si/lvania, and they added Penn to it; and though I much opposed...he said 'twas past, and would take it upon him; nor could twenty guinea* move the under secretarys to vary the name, for I feared least it should be lookt...
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Annals of Philadelphia: Being a Collection of Memoirs, Anecdotes, and ...

John Fanning Watson - New York (N.Y.) - 1830 - 902 pages
...head woodlands, for I proposed (when the Secretary, a Welshman, refused to have it called New Wales,) Sylvania, and they added Penn to it : and though I much opposed it, and went to the Ring to have it struck out and altered, he said, 'twas past, and would take it upon him ; nor would...
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America, and the Americans ...

James Boardman, Citizen of the world - Travel - 1833 - 452 pages
...secretary, a Welchman, refused to call it New Wales, I proposed Sylvania ; and they added Penn to it, though I much opposed it, and went to the King to have it struck out. He said 'twas past, and he would take it upon him; nor would twenty guineas move the under-secretary...
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The Monthly review. New and improved ser. New and improved ser, Volume 1

1833 - 646 pages
...the secretary, Welchman, refused to call it New Wales, I proposed Sylvania ; and '' added Penn to it, though I much opposed it, and went to the King to have it struck out, He said 'twas past, and he would take it upon him; nor would twenty guineas move the under-secrctary...
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A Book of the United States: Exhibiting Its Geography, Divisions ...

Grenville Mellen - United States - 1839 - 934 pages
...secretary, a Welshman, refused to call it New Wales, I proposed Sylvania, and they added Fenn to it ; though I much opposed it, and went to the king to have it struck out. He said 'twas past, and he would lake it upon him ; nor could twenty guineas move the undersecretary...
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