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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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    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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    La Pensilvanie en trois feuilles, traduite des meilleures cartes anglaises. A map of Pennsylvania exhibiting not only the improved parts of that Province, but also its extensive frontiers: Laid down from actual ... Scale ca. 1:375,000. Hand colored. LC copy sectioned and mounted on cloth backing. "Longitude occidentale de Londres." Relief shown pictorially. Shows county boundaries. Appears in the author's Atlas amériquain septentrional. 1778 [i.e. 1792] Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2: 100; 651/1; 651/2
    • Contributor: Le Rouge, Georges-Louis - Scull, William
    • Date: 1777
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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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    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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    A new and accurate map of the Province of Pennsylvania, in North America : from the best authorities. Relief shown pictorially. Shows towns, roads, forts, rivers, streams, and waterfalls as far west as "Chambers Town." Includes adjacent part of New Jersey. From The London magazine: or, Gentleman's monthly intelligencer (April, 1780), vol. 64. "West longitude from London." Accompanied by text: Historical and geographical description of the Province of Pennsylvania in North America. [8] p. ; 21 cm. Available also through the Library ...
    • Date: 1780
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    This plan of the city of Philadelphia and its environs (showing the improved parts) Relief shown by hachures. Also shows all buildings, names of wharves and landings along the Delaware riverbank, wooded areas, and tract lines beyond the city borders. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy halved for folding, mounted on cloth backing, and edged with blue-and-white cloth border. Wheat & Brun no. 468. Includes notes, index to points ...
    • Contributor: Hills, John - Cooke, John
    • Date: 1796
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    Plan of Fort Mifflin on Mud Island, with the batteries on Province Island. Scale ca. 1:1,750. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north toward the lower right. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1348 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651
    • Date: 1778
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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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    General Forbes' route on the march against Fort Du Quesne, 1758 : this map is a copy of the original map, "General Forbes' marching jurnal [sic] to the Ohio J. Potts" in ...
    General Forbes' marching jurnal [sic] to the Ohio, J. Potts
    Shows the route westward in Pennsylvania from Loudon, via Littleton, Fort Bedford, Stony Brook, Fort Ligonier, Washington's Camp, to Pittsburgh (Ohio River). Relief shown pictorially. Title from westernmost panel. Manuscript: pen-and-ink (black) and graphite pencil. Relief shown pictorially. Indicates nature of the adjacent landscape along the hatched route line. The date of the final rendering of the route by Dr. McGowan is not known ...
    • Contributor: Forbes, John - Potts, John - McGowan, Wm. D. (William D.) - Historical Society of Pennsylvania
    • Date: 1758
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    W. Su[q.?] Cr., Bradford Co. Covers lands of the William Bingham estate surveyed by John Adlum in northeastern Tioga County and northwestern Bradford County (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 note. 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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    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 - André, Peter - Dury, Andrew
    • Date: 1776
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    [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 ...
    • Date: 1778
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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. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy annotated, has no. 9 in lower right corner. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Lotter, Matthäus Albrecht
    • Date: 1777
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    [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
    • Date: 1770
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    [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 - Paris, Ferdinand John
    • Date: 1732
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    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. 1:33,200. Hand colored. Shows soundings and disposition of ships, etc. Includes "A sketch of Fort Island" and "Profile and plan of the sunk frames or chevaux de frise which formed the stackadoes in the river." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1362 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Faden, William
    • 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 map of the province of Pensilvania Relief shown pictorially. Watermarked. Includes ill. in title cartouche. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 711 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 2 copies
    • Contributor: Kitchin, Thomas - Baldwin, Richard
    • Date: 1756
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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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    [Braddock's route, 1755, Fort Cumberland to Fort Pitt. Scale 1:316,800; 5 mi. to an in. Title from manuscript catalog of Peter Force map collection. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Relief shown pictorially. In pencil: Braddock's rout 1755. Shows "Genl. Braddock field," but the route is via Fort Burd, built in 1759. The Monongahela River is extensively mapped. "No. 22. Case C, no. 1." Available also through the Library of Congress Web ...
    • Date: 1760
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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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    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 - Le Rouge, Georges-Louis
    • Date: 1776
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    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 ...
    • Contributor: Hills, John
    • Date: 1787
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    A map of the land abt. Red Stone and Fort Pitt, Scale ca. 1:600,000. Title from verso. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Relief shown pictorially. The title, land tract boundaries with owners' initials, and some place names have been identified as annotations by George Washington made ca. 1780. The author and date of the manuscript map is not known; reference sources indicate between 1758 and 1771. Phillips. Maps of America p. 713 LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, ...
    • Contributor: Washington, George - Crawford, William
    • Date: 1780