Format Maps
Contributors Senex, John
Dates 1732
Location Delaware
Maryland
Pennsylvania
United States
Language English
Subjects Boundaries
Delaware
Maryland
Pennsylvania
United States
Title
[Maps of the Maryland-Pennsylvania boundary used as trial exhibits in the 1735 court suit brought by the Penns against Lord Baltimore to determine the official interprovincial boundary line].
Description
The maps also cover the Lower Counties (now the State of Delaware) which at the time were part of Pennsylvania. The "Virginia" map shows lines of latitude (identified) and longitude (unidentified). Common title devised by cataloger. Annotated in ink handwriting on recto by Ferdinand J. Paris (attorney for the Penn Family). The "Virginia" map is oriented with north to the right. Hand col. (light watercolor) to show the territory of Maryland. Both sheets watermarked (stylized figure of duck). Accompanied by a col. photocopy of the verso of each map. Extensive lead-pencil annotations on verso by Ferdinand J. Paris. Map prepared as an exhibit in the suit brought by the Penns against Lord Baltimore to determine the boundary line [in pencil in lower margin] -- A map of Virginia according to Captain Iohn Smiths map published anno 1606 : also of the adjacent country called by the Dutch Niew Nederlant anno 1630 / by Iohn Senex 1735. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 2 maps : hand col. ; 36 x 24 cm. and 37 x 49 cm.
Contributor Names
Senex, John, -1740.
Created / Published
[London : s.n., 1738?]
Subject Headings
-  Maryland--Boundaries--Pennsylvania
-  Pennsylvania--Boundaries--Maryland
-  Delaware--Boundaries--Maryland
-  Maryland--Boundaries--Delaware
-  United States--Maryland
-  United States--Pennsylvania
-  United States--Delaware
Notes
-  The maps also cover the Lower Counties (now the State of Delaware) which at the time were part of Pennsylvania.
-  The "Virginia" map shows lines of latitude (identified) and longitude (unidentified).
-  Common title devised by cataloger.
-  Annotated in ink handwriting on recto by Ferdinand J. Paris (attorney for the Penn Family).
-  The "Virginia" map is oriented with north to the right.
-  Hand col. (light watercolor) to show the territory of Maryland.
-  Both sheets watermarked (stylized figure of duck).
-  Accompanied by a col. photocopy of the verso of each map.
-  Extensive lead-pencil annotations on verso by Ferdinand J. Paris.
-  Map prepared as an exhibit in the suit brought by the Penns against Lord Baltimore to determine the boundary line [in pencil in lower margin] -- A map of Virginia according to Captain Iohn Smiths map published anno 1606 : also of the adjacent country called by the Dutch Niew Nederlant anno 1630 / by Iohn Senex 1735.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
Medium
2 maps : hand col. ; 36 x 24 cm. and 37 x 49 cm.
Call Number
G3841.F7 svar .S4
Repository
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
Digital Id
g3841f ct001036 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g3841f.ct001036
g3841f ct001037 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g3841f.ct001037
Library of Congress Catalog Number
2006625071
http://lccn.loc.gov/2006625071


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