• Map exhibiting that portion of the State of Pennsylvania traversed by the surveys for a continuous rail road from Harrisburg to Pittsburg made under the direction of Charles L. Schlatter, c.e. in the year 1839 and 1840.

    Map exhibiting that portion of the State of Pennsylvania trav...

    Map shows drainage, county boundaries, cities, roads, and canals. Lines of surveys and railroads in operation are indicated by different colors. [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: Cramer, Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1840
  • Draught of a part of the York Farm tract situate in Norwegian Township, Schuylkill County : as divided into lots in Aug. 1847 /

    Draught of a part of the York Farm tract situate in Norwegian...

    Cadastral map showing some landowners' names. Area covered is now within the city of Pottsville (Pa.). Sheet titles in ink on verso: Yorkville &c. -- Pottsville & Yorkville. Black, brown, and red inks, watercolors, and lead pencil. Torn, fold-lined, and missing sections at corners. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DRM

    • Contributor: Lewis, Samuel
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1847
  • Scott's map of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.

    Scott's map of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.

    General-content county map also showing rural buildings with householders' names, lot lines in rural subdivisions/villages, and election districts. Relief shown by hachures. Differs from other 1842 ed. in not being hand col., not being shellacked, and in being oriented with north toward the upper right. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the Year 1842 by Jos'a Scott, in the Clerks Office of the ...

    • Contributor: Scott, Joshua
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1842
  • Map of Delaware County, Pennsylvania : from original surveys, with the farm limits /

    Map of Delaware County, Pennsylvania : from original surveys,...

    Shows farm boundaries and landowners' names. Hand colored to emphasize township boundaries and territories. Prime meridian: Washington D.C. Printed in western/eastern segments (sheets). LC copy imperfect: Brittle, greatly darkened, missing many small marginal/internal sections. Includes text, statistical table of township data, and 3 illustrations (one hand colored). LC Land ownership maps, 738 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ...

    • Contributor: Ash, Joshua W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1848
  • Map of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania : from original surveys /

    Map of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania : from original surveys /

    General-content county map showing rural buildings and householders' names. Also covers southern portion of county annexed by City of Philadelphia in 1854. Relief shown by hachures. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Prime meridian: Philadelphia. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1849 by Smith & Wistar in the ... Eastern District of Pennsylvania." Printed in western/eastern segments (sheets). LC copy ...

    • Contributor: Morris, William E.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1849
  • Map of the proposed Great Western and Lake Erie Rail Road of Pennsylvania projected for the Sunbury Erie and Pittsburg [sic] Rail Road Convention by James Herron Civil Engineer.

    Map of the proposed Great Western and Lake Erie Rail Road of ...

    Physical map of Pennsylvania and parts of adjacent states showing drainage, relief by hachures, spot heights in feet, state boundaries, canals, cities and towns. Finished and proposed railroads with names of lines and mileages are indicated.

    • Contributor: Herron, James
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1847
  • Fac-simile of Holmes-map of the province of Pennsylvania : with the names of the original purchasers from William Penn, begun in 1681.

    Fac-simile of Holmes-map of the province of Pennsylvania : wi...

    Shows rural landholders' names and lots in the Philadelphia region. Alternate title at top: A map of the improved part of the province of Pennsylvania in America : begun by William Penn, proprietor and governor thereof, anno 1681. Facsim. "Reproduced from the original in the Philadelphia Library by the anastatic process." Original version: A map of the province of Pennsilvania : containing the three ...

    • Contributor: Holme, Thomas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1846
  • Map of railroad line commencing at a point on the West-Philadelphia R.R. 4 miles below its junction with the Columbia R.R. & terminating at the R.R. bridge at Gray's Ferry; showing it to be the easiest & most economical route for avoiding the inclined plans & approaching the city of Philadelphia; surveyed February, 1849.

    Map of railroad line commencing at a point on the West-Philad...

    The distance and cost of grading is tabulated at the lower right of the map. The area covered is along Mill Creek and from the Lancaster Pike to Schuylkill River.

    • Contributor: Howell, Courtland D.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1849
  • To the Honourable House of Representatives of the Freemen of Pennsylvania this map of the city and liberties of Philadelphia with the catalogue of purchasers is humbly dedicated by their most obedient humble servant, John Reed.

    To the Honourable House of Representatives of the Freemen of ...

    Scale 1:19,800; 100 perches to an in. Cover title: Reed's map of Phila. "Facsimile of Reeds map reproduced by the anastatic process. 200 copies only printed & the plates destroyed." Cadastral map showing land ownership. Hand colored. In lower left corner of cartouche: G. Worley. Includes inset of "A ground plan of the city of Philadelphia," text, lists of land purchasers, and illustrations. LC ...

    • Contributor: Reed, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1846
  • [Map of the Carlisle Barracks, Carlisle, Pennsylvania].

    [Map of the Carlisle Barracks, Carlisle, Pennsylvania].

    Cadastral map showing buildings. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Date in map interior: Aug. 4t[h] 1848. From the Orlando M. Poe papers in the LC Manuscript Division. Indexed for points of interest. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1848
  • Scott's map of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.

    Scott's map of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.

    Relief shown by hachures. General-content county map also showing rural buildings with householders' names, lot lines in rural subdivisions/villages, and election districts. Differs from other 1842 ed. in being hand col. to show townships and in having normal north-at-top orientation. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the Year 1842 by Jos'a Scott, in the Clerks Office of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania." Printed ...

    • Contributor: Scott, Joshua
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1842
  • Map of Chester County, Pennsylvania : from original surveys /

    Map of Chester County, Pennsylvania : from original surveys /

    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. ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1847
  • Industrial & political map of Pennsylvania : exhibiting the population, the principal resources of each county, and the valuation of property, the several congressional districts, and the vote for presidential electors in 1840.

    Industrial & political map of Pennsylvania : exhibiting the p...

    Printed to show extensive statistical data for each county. Does not show individual industries or minor civil divisions. "Compiled from the returns of the Sixth Census and from other official sources." "The map is so colored as to represent the several congressional districts." "Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1844 by Edward C. Biddle in the Clerk's Office of the District ...

    • Contributor: Biddle, Edward C.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1844