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  • A plan of the city of Philadelphia, the capital of Pennsylvania, from an actual survey.

    Scale ca. 1:5,000. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Shows name and location of important buildings and wharf facilities. Inset: A chart of Delaware Bay and River, from the original by Mr. Fisher of Philadelphia, 1776 [ca. 1:700,000] Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Easburn, Benjamin
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • A plan of the city and environs of Philadelphia,

    Scale ca. 1:43,000. Has watermark. Shows roads and the names of landholders in rural areas. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1319 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes table of distances and illus. of "Elevation of the State House." Vault AACR2: 651/1; 700/1; 700/2

    • Contributor: Scull, Nicholas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • Battle of Brandywine, 11th Septr. 1777, in which the rebels were defeated by the Army under the command of Genl. Sir Willm. Howe.

    Scale ca. 1:14,500. Manuscript, pen-and-ink, pencil, and watercolor. Title on verso: Batle [sic] of Brandy Wine. American battles. Has watermarks. Relief shown by shading. Unfinished map showing topography and deployment of troops. Stamped on verso: Montrésor. In upper left corner: No. 12. Includes list of troops and "References." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1335 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • Cawanesque.

    Covers lands of the William Bingham estate surveyed by John Adlum in the Cowanesque River valley (Pa.). Shows lots, boundaries, numbers, and dimensions. Title from label affixed on verso. From the William Bingham estate maps. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Includes notes. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no.: 17-82 Vault

    • Contributor: Adlum, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1790
  • A mapp of ye improved part of Pensilvania in America, divided into countyes, townships, and lotts /

    Shows rural landholders' names and lots in Philadelphia, Chester, and Bucks Counties. Third issue. Includes indexes of landholders, inset of "The city of Philadelphia, two miles in length and one in breadth," and coat of arms. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault

    • Contributor: Holme, Thomas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1730
  • A new map of Virginia, Maryland, and the improved parts of Pennsylvania & New Jersey.

    Relief shown pictorially. Date and attribution from On the map, 1983. Second state of map published originally in 1685 by Christopher Browne. This state differs from the earlier one in lacking the publisher's imprint. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Annotated in ink in upper left margin: 64. Pencil annotations in bottom margin. LC copy imperfect: Creased, ...

    • Contributor: Browne, Christopher
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1700
  • [Philadelphia and vicinity. Military.

    Scale 1:21,120; 1 mile to 3 in. Title from manuscript catalog of Peter Force map collection. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Shows fortifications opposite Windmill Island and at the Middle Ferry across the Schuylkill River. Some land owners are identified. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1325 Available also through the Library of Congress ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • Mr. Armstrong's rough draft of the country to the west of Susquehanna.

    Scale ca. 1:800,000. Title from annotation on verso. Mounted on cloth backing, with reinforced edges. Watermarked. Relief shown pictorially. Shows central Pennsylvania and the location of "F. du Quesne" in western Pennsylvania. Also shows the road from Harrisburg to the Youghiogheny River. Includes 2 distance charts. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1303 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...

    • Contributor: Armstrong, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1755
  • A map of Pennsylvania exhibiting not only the improved parts of that Province, but also its extensive frontiers: Laid down from actual surveys and chiefly from the late map of W. Scull ...

    Scale ca. 1:365,000. Hand colored. LC copy mounted on cloth and paper backing. LC copy imperfect: Bottom and right margin deteriorated. "Longitude west from London." Relief shown pictorially. Shows county boundaries. Appears in Thomas Jefferys' The American atlas. 1775. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1296 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 110; 651/1; 651/2

    • Contributor: Robert Sayer and John Bennett (Firm)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • A plan of the city and environs of Philadelphia.

    Scale ca. 1:42,000. Hand colored. Shows names of landowners in rural areas. LC copy annotated, has "8.11.45.Vme." Includes "Elevation of the State House." Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1322 Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Lotter, Matthäus Albrecht
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • A sketch of the navigation from Swan Pt. to the River Elk at the head of Chesapeak Bay. Sketch of the River Elk, at the head of Chesapeak Bay.

    Scale ca. 1:72,000 and ca. 1:30,500. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Annotated in handwriting of Admiral Lord Howe: By Mr. Hunter, master of the Eagle. Depths shown by soundings. Navigable channels outlined in pale red wash. Shows landing of the King's troops, opposite Cecil Court House, and Head Qurs. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1413 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site ...

    • Contributor: Hunter, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • E. Sugar Creek, Bradford Co.

    Covers lands of the William Bingham estate surveyed by John Adlum. Shows land ownership, lots, boundaries, numbers, dimensions, and acreages. Title from label affixed to verso. From the William Bingham estate maps. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Stained and lacks small interior sections. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no.: 17-82 Vault

    • Contributor: Adlum, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1790
  • A new map of Virginia, Mary-Land, and the improved parts of Pennsylvania & New Jersey.

    Relief shown pictorially. Watermarks: AB; [fleur-de-lis]. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copies imperfect: Fold-lined, torn at fold line, mounted on cloth backing. Statement of dedication at foot of title: Most humbly inscrib'd to the Right Hon. the Earl of Orkney &ct., Knight of ye most Noble and Anciet [sic] Order of ye Thistle. Includes embellished ...

    • Contributor: Senex, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1719
  • [The course of Delaware River from Philadelphia to Chester, exhibiting the several works erected by the rebels to defend its passage, with the attacks made upon them by His Majesty's land & ...

    Scale ca. 1:32,400. Title from the author's The course of Delaware River ... 1778. Manuscript, pen-and-ink (black and red) and watercolor. Shows soundings, disposition of ships, etc. Names "Fort Mifflin" and "Fort Mercer" added in a different hand. Includes "A sketch of Fort Island" and "Profile and plan of the sunk frames or chevaux de frise which formed the stockadoes in the river." LC ...

    • Contributor: Faden, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • [Survey of region embraced by Somerset, Bedford, and Fulton Counties and including Cumberland, Md.

    Scale 1:253,440; 4 miles to an in. Title from dealer's manuscript folder. Continued on verso. Manuscript, pen and ink. Oriented with north to the right. Relief shown pictorially. Edges missing in places, some water damage causing writing to fade. Includes text and descriptive notes. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1300 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. ...

    • Contributor: Husbands, Hermon
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1770
  • A Draught of ten lots of ground in the northern liberties of the city of Philadelphia, surveyed the 28th August 1787, beginning at a bridge on the old York Road, N. 20. ...

    Scale ca. 1:650. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Mounted on cloth and paper backing with reinforced edges. Imperfect: Margin deteriorated and torn. Cadastral map. Includes "Annexed coloured plan," ca. 1:1,000 and a note on the Second Presbyterian Church burial ground. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1328 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1787
  • Survey of lot no. 121 in district no.7

    Scale not given. Title from verso. Manuscript; pen and ink on printed form. On lower half of sheet: In pursuance of an Act of the General Assembly of the State of Pennsylvania ... and by order of the Surveyor General ... I have surveyed ... 500 acres of land ... on the west side of the Allegheny River, in the county of Westmoreland. [Signed] ...

    • Contributor: Power, Wm.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1785
  • [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].

    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 ...

    • Contributor: Senex, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1732
  • [The Part of Pennsylvania that lies between the forks of the Susquehannah, divided into townships.

    Scale ca. 1:345,000. Title from manuscript catalog of the Peter Force map collection. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Covers old Westmoreland County of Connecticut, granted to the Susquehanna Company. The Connecticut settlers townships shown do not survive in name or boundaries. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1299 Vault AACR2: ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1790
  • [Philadelphia and neighborhood].

    Scale ca. 1:20,400. Title from William Faden's Catalogue of a curious and valuable collection of original maps and plans. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures and shading. Shows line of defense and troops between Schuylkill and Delaware Rivers north of the city, and other fortifications. Also shows names of suburban land owners. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1326 Available also through ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • Philadelphie,

    Scale ca. 1:10,600. Oriented with north toward the right. Indexed for points of interest. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1313 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 440; 651/1; 700/1

    • Contributor: Easburn, Benjamin
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • Plan of the lots laid out at Pittsburg and the Coal Hill.

    Scale ca. 1:1,600. Title, on label, on verso: Plan of the lots at Pittsburg & Coal Hill and the manor. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Imperfect: Deteriorated along previous fold lines. Watermark: J. Whatman. Oriented with north to the bottom. Cadastral map. Annotated in pencil in upper right corner "Being part of the manor of Pittsburgh belonging to John Penn Jun., Esq. and to Governor ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1787
  • 1st. & 2d. position of that part of the army engaged on the 19th Sept. 1777. 3d & 4th postn. Sept. 19.

    Scale not given. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and pencil on tracing paper. Believed to be part of the Battle of Paoli, usually dated Sept. 20, 1777. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1343 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 650/1

    • Contributor: Wangenheim, Friedrich Adam Julius Von
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • A map of that part of Pensylvania now the principle [sic] seat of war in America, wherein may be seen the situation of Philadelphia, Red Bank, Mud Island, & Germantown.

    Scale 1:63,360; an in. to a mile. Relief shown pictorially. "Between the two lines that cross Philadelphia was the first plan of that city." LC copy has annotation "17" in upper right corner. Includes notes on attack on Fort Mifflin. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 651

    • Contributor: Scull, Nicholas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • A plan of the city of Philadelphia.

    Scale not given. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Indexed. Appears in The Philadelphia almanack for the year 1778. 1777. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1316 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Norman, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777