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The Pennsylvania Manual  

The Pennsylvania Manual is a comprehensive guide to Pennsylvania's state and local government.  For more than 200 years, the Commonwealth has provided this information for the benefit of Pennsylvanians and serves as a valuable reference tool for schools, libraries and the general public.  The Manual is published biennially and includes Pennsylvania history, the Constitution and information regarding elections, municipalities and local and state office holders.  The Manual also profiles the powers, functions, and duties of the Executive, Judicial and Legislative branches of Commonwealth government. 

Copies of The Pennsylvania Manual may be ordered through the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission's online bookstore at Copies may also be purchased from the State Museum Store which is open . 

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The Pennsylvania Manual, Volume 123

Note: The PA Manual is in Adobe PDF format and over 13 MB in size. It may take several minutes for the file of the complete Manual to open.  For your convenience, it has been divided in to smaller sections for faster loading.

The Pennsylvania Manual Volume 123 (complete)
Opening Pages
Section One: Pennsylvania Past and Present
Section Two: Constitution of Pennsylvania
Section Three: General Assembly
Senate District Maps (not included above)

Section Four: Executive
Section Five: Judiciary
Section Six: Local Government
Section Seven: Elections
Section Eight: The Federal Government
Section Nine: Appendices
General Index 
Individual Index