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    A map of the improved part of the Province of Pennsilvania in America : begun by Wil. Penn, Proprietary & Governour thereof anno 1681

    Shows rural landholders' names, lot lines, and proprietary manors. Map content (as of 1687) does not differ from earlier eds. Title from upper border. Statement of dedication at upper left:To the worthey William Penn Esq., Proprietor of Pennsilvania in America, this map is humbly dedicated by Iohn Thornton & Robert Greene. Hand col. in pink watercolor to emphasize the map border; the map content ...

    • Contributor: Holme, Thomas - Lamb, Francis - Greene, Robert - Thornton, John - Pennsylvania. Surveyor General
    • Date: 1687
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    Map of Delaware Co. and the city of Philadelphia

    Shows real-property tracts and landowners' names in rural areas of the county and in the Province Island district of Philadelphia. Radial distances shown from Philadelphia City Hall. Depths shown by soundings. Hand col. to distinguish minor civil divisions (townships, boroughs, cities) and numbered wards in Philadelphia. Also shows grounds of "International Exposition" in Fairmount Park, Philadelphia. "Entered according to act of Congress in the ...

    • Contributor: G.M. Hopkins & Co. - Busch, Edward - Bourquin, F. (frederick) - Hopkins, Griffith Morgan
    • Date: 1876
  • Map

    Map of Philadelphia County : constructed by virtue of an act of the Legislature of Pennsylvania passed 19th March 1816

    Scale 1:79,200; 1 1/4 miles to an in. Hand colored. LC copy annotated in pencil. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Reference meridian: Washington. Shows land owners' names in rural areas. LC Land ownership maps, no. 783 Includes "Remarks, statistical and geological" and "Statistical table." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Melish, John - Tanner, Vallance, Kearny & Co.
    • Date: 1819
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    A map of the county of Philadelphia : from actual survey

    Shows rural buildings and occupants' names. Relief shown by hachures. LC Land ownership maps, 784 Includes text, population table, and inset "Plan of the city of Philadalphia". Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Ellet, Charles
    • Date: 1843