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    A sketch of the field of battle with the disposition of the troops in the beginning of the engagement of the 9th of July on the Monongahela 7 miles from Fort Du ... Scale 1:10,800; 300 yards to an in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Relief shown by hachures. The name R. Ohio applies also to the Allegheny. "No. 27." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes index to points of interest and military positions. Vault AACR2: 440; 651/1; 650/3
    • Date: 1755
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    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. (William) - Power, Wm.
    • Date: 1785
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    To the mayor, recorder, aldermen, common council, and freemen of Philadelphia this plan of the improved part of the city surveyed and laid down by the late Nicholas Scull, Scale ca. 1:4,900. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Includes illus. of ships in the river, index to points of interest, and insets "A" and "B." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 651; 700
    • Contributor: Scull, Nicholas - Clarkson, Matthew - Biddle, Mary
    • Date: 1762
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    Plan and perspective view of Pittsburgh. Scale not given. Date from dealers catalog: [1760-70] Manuscript; pen-and-ink and watercolor. LC copy incomplete: Lower left and right sections missing. Includes index to points of interest and illus. Oriented with north to the left, not towards the upper right as shown by compass rose. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1330 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster...
    • Contributor: Day, E. A.
    • Date: 1760
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    Battle of Brandywine, 11 Septr. 1777. Scale ca. 1:13,000. Title in pencil. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Unfinished. Relief shown by shading. In upper margin: No. 8. On verso: Montrésor. Illegible title on verso. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1339 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Montrésor, John
    • Date: 1777
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    Copy of a sketch of the Monongahela, with the field of battle, Scale not given. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and pencil. Relief shown by hachures. In this map the name Ohio R. ou la belle rivière is applied also to the Allegheny. The words "direction of" have been inserted in pencil between "By" and "an Indian." "No. 28." Includes notes. On verso: John Montresor. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault...
    • Contributor: Montrésor, John
    • Date: 1755
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    [Land ownership map of the William Bingham estate in northeastern Pennsylvania Relief shown by hachures. Base map title: A map of the stat[e] of Pennsylva[nia] / by Reading Howel[l] MDCCXCII. From the William Bingham estate maps. Annotated in ink and watercolor to show land ownership. Includes ill. around cartouche and annotated index of landowners. LC copy has label annotated in ink on verso: Pennsylvania. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a...
    • Contributor: Adlum, John - Bingham, William - Howell, Reading
    • Date: 1793
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    A map of Philadelphia and parts adjacent : with a perspective view of the State-House
    Perspective view of the State-House
    Rural buildings shown pictorially with occupants' names. First state of the 1st ed. (without the name "West Jersey" at lower right). Signed in ink on cloth backing: Alex. Stuart. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text, distance table, and ground-level view of the Statehouse (later Independence Hall). Purchased with funding support from J. Thomas Touchton, Mr....
    • Contributor: Scull, Nicholas - Heap, George - Hebert, L.
    • Date: 1752
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    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...
    • Contributor: Montrésor, John
    • Date: 1777
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    A chart of Delaware Bay and River : containing a full and exact description of the shores, creeks, harbours, soundings, shoals, sands, and bearings of the most considerable land marks, from the ... Scale ca. 1:275,000. Oriented with north to the right. Depths shown by soundings. Shows ship channels. Includes list of subscribers and "Tide table." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1359 Vault AACR2: 100; 650/1; 651/2; 650/3; 651/4; 700/1; 700/2
    • Contributor: Fisher, Joshua - Haydon, William - Dury, Andrew
    • Date: 1776
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    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
    • Date: 1777
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    [Land ownership map of the William Bingham estate in northwestern Pennsylvania Relief shown by hachures. From the William Bingham estate maps. Annotated in ink and watercolor to show land ownership. Philadelphia meridian. LC copy stained. LC has label annotated in ink on verso: N.W. Pennsylvania. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no.: 17-82 Vault
    • Contributor: Adlum, John - Bingham, William
    • Date: 1793
  • Map
    A Plan of the Durham lands on the River Delaware in Bucks Cou[nty] : to be sold at public vendue on the premisses the 3rd day of May 1773. Covers township of Durham, Bucks County, Pa. Cadastral map showing lots, lot numbers, and prices. Hills, forges, mansion-house, and major trees shown pictorially. Title in lower margin in ink. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Watermarks: IV, L, [fleur-de-lis over blank cartouche]. At top: Whole amount, 8,484 acres & 52 per. LC copy trimmed, stained, fold-lined, annotated in ink on recto to give...
    • Date: 1773
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    Battle of Brandywine in which the Americans were defeated : September the 11th, 1777 by General Sr. William Howe. Scale ca. 1:15,300. Hand colored. Annotated in red ink on the author's Battle of Brandywine, 1778. Other changes have been made by erasure or by excision of parts and replacement of new paper. Prepared as engraver's copy for a new edition. "Note: The operations of the column under the command of His Excellency Lt. Gal. Knyphausen are engraved from the plan drawn on the...
    • Contributor: Faden, William - Werner, S. W.
    • Date: 1784
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    Plan of the city of Philadelphia and its environs shewing its defences during the years 1777 & 1778, together with the siege of Mud Island on the River Delaware. Scale ca. 1:14,400. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by shading. "To the Honble. Sir William Howe K.B. general and commander in chief of all His Majesty's forces within the colonies laying on the Atlantic Ocean from Nova Scotia to West Florida inclusive, &ca. &ca. [Signed:] John Montrésor, chief engineer in America." Imperfect: Fort Mifflin on Great Mud Island is almost entirely cut off....
    • Contributor: Nicole, Pierre
    • Date: 1778
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    Battle of Brandywine, 11th Septr. 1777, in which the rebels were defeated by the army under the command of General Sir William Howe. Scale ca. 1:14,000. Relief shown by hachures. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Includes "References." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1334 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 650/1
    • Date: 1777
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    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
    • Date: 1777
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    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
    • Date: 1755
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    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
    • Date: 1700
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    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 - Bingham, William
    • Date: 1790
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    Pensylvania, Nova Jersey et Nova York cum regionibus ad Fluvium Delaware in America sitis
    Pennsylvania, Nova Jersey et Nova York cum regionibus ad fluvium Delaware in America sitis
    Relief shown pictorially. Also covers New England (distorted) and northern Chesapeake region. Title in Latin; notes in German and Latin; legend in Latin, German, and English. Unidentified meridian. Provinces indicated by col. washes; province and county boundaries emphasized by dark watercolors. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes notes in map area, ill. in title cartouche, and...
    • Contributor: Lotter, Tobias Conrad
    • Date: 1748
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    A map of the State of Pennsylvania Scale ca. 1:325,000. Facsimile. Relief shown by hachures. Shows minor civil divisions. From the Pennsylvania archives, 3d ser., appendix I-X, 1894-96. Includes text and statement of dedication. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2: 651/1; 651/2; 710/1
    • Contributor: Howell, Reading - Pennsylvania. Secretary of the Commonwealth
    • Date: 1792
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    To the Honourable Thomas Penn and Richard Penn, Esqrs., true & absolute proprietaries & Governours of the Province of Pennsylvania & counties of New-Castle, Kent & Sussex on Delaware this map of ... Scale ca. 1:250,000. Sectioned and mounted on cloth backing with reinforced edges. Relief shown pictorially. Shows county boundaries. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1294 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 651/1; 651/2; 700/1; 700/2
    • Contributor: Scull, Nicholas - Turner, James - Davis, John
    • Date: 1759
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    Susquehanna & Sinnemahoning. Covers lands of the William Bingham estate surveyed by John Adlum in the Susquehanna (West Branch) and Sinnemahoning Valleys, Clinton County (Pa.). 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. Includes notes. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no.:...
    • Contributor: Adlum, John - Bingham, William
    • Date: 1790
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    British camp at Trudruffrin from [sic] with the attack made by Major General Grey against the rebels near White Horse Tavern. Scale ca. 1:31,680. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. Title annotated in pencil to read: British camp at Trudruffrin from the date with the attack made by Major General Grey against the rebels near White Horse tavern, the date. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1341 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 650/1;...
    • Date: 1777