Format Maps
Dates 1847
Location Chester County
Pennsylvania
United States
West Chester
Language English
Subjects Chester County
Chester County (Pa.)
Landowners
Maps
Pennsylvania
Real Property
United States
West Chester
West Chester (Pa.)
Title
Map of Chester County, Pennsylvania : from original surveys /
Created / Published
[Philadelphia? : s.n.], 1847.
Subject Headings
-  Chester County (Pa.)--Maps
-  Landowners--Pennsylvania--Chester County--Maps
-  Landowners--Pennsylvania--West Chester--Maps
-  Real property--Pennsylvania--West Chester--Maps
-  West Chester (Pa.)--Maps
-  United States--Pennsylvania--Chester County
-  United States--Pennsylvania--West Chester
Notes
-  General-content county map also showing rural buildings and householders' names; larger real-property tracts with owners' names shown only in West Chester borough inset.
-  Relief shown by hachures.
-  Prime meridian: Washington D.C.
-  "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1847 by S.M. Painter & J.S. Bowen ... in and for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania."
-  Hand col. to emphasize township boundaries and territories.
-  LC copy 1 imperfect: Darkened, fold-lined, quartered to fold to 54 x 62 cm., has ghost title (reversed) at head of printed title; copy 2 incomplete, rubber-stamped, annotated.
-  LC Land ownership maps, 723
-  Includes note, statistical table, "Borough of West Chester" inset, and inset of the Newark triangle (later transferred to New Castle County, Del.).
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
-  2 copies
Medium
1 map : hand col., cloth backing ; 95 x 112 cm., folded to 54 x 62 cm.
Call Number
G3823.C5 1847 .P3
G3823.C5 1847 .P3 Copy 2 Not hand col. (black-and-white), on 2 sheets, missing NE and SE sheets.
Repository
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
Digital Id
g3823c la000723 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g3823c.la000723
Library of Congress Catalog Number
2012592159
http://lccn.loc.gov/2012592159


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