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  • Map
    Map of the early settlements of Delaware County, Penna. Shows landholders' names and townships (ca. 1790) as after the separation of Delaware County from Chester County in 1789. Does not show boundary lines of real-property tracts. Removed from textual publication: Smith, George, 1804-1882. History of Delaware County, Pennsylvania, 1862. LC classification: F157.D3 S6. Originally designed to fold to 23 x 13 cm. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...
    • Contributor: Smith, George - Ashmead, Henry Buckley - Bowen & Co.
    • Date: 1790
  • Map
    A plan of the city and environs of Philadelphia, Scale ca. 1:42,000. Shows names of land holders in rural areas. Includes table of distances and "Elevation of the State House." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1320 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 700/1; 700/2
    • Contributor: Scull, Nicholas - Heap, George - Faden, William
    • Date: 1777
  • Map
    Plan de la retraite de Barren Hill en Pensilvanie : ou un détachement de deux mille deux cent hommes sous le G'al LaFayette étois entouré par l'Armée angloise sous les G'als Howe, ...
    Plan de la retraite de Barren Hill en Pensilvanie le 28 May 1778
    Covers Barren Hill and vicinity (Whitemarsh Twp., Montgomery Co., Pa.) with Chestnut Hill and Germantown. Relief shown by hachures. Place-names in English. Pen-and-ink, watercolors, wash, and lead pencil. Sectioned to 8 panels and mounted on cloth backing to fold to ca. 20 x 14 cm. Includes descriptive index of American, English, and Hessian military positions. Gift; Mr. and Mrs. H.F. Lenfest; Jan. 2000. Available ...
    • Contributor: Capitaine Du Chesnoy, Michel - Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier
    • Date: 1778
  • Map
    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
  • Map
    [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 ...
    • Date: 1778
  • Map
    [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: ...
    • Contributor: Susquehannah Company
    • Date: 1790
  • Map
    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
  • Map
    A map of the improved part of the Province of Pennsilvania in America : begun by Wil. Penn, Proprietary & Governour thereof anno 1681
    Map of the Province of Pennsilvania containing the three countyes of Chester, Philadelphia & Bucks :
    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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    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
  • Map
    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
    • Date: 1777
  • Map
    A Map of the country round Philadelphia including part of New Jersey, New York, Staten Island, & Long Island. Scale ca. 1:1,625,000. Relief shown pictorially. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789 1041 "West longitude from London." From the Gentleman's magazine, v. 46, 1776. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault 2 copies AACR2
    • Date: 1776
  • Map
    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
  • Map
    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
  • Map
    [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
  • Map
    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
  • Map
    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
  • Map
    George Washington's map, accompanying his "journal to the Ohio", 1754. Title annotated. Facsimile from Massachusetts' Historical Society Collections, vol. 61. Reproduced in The George Washington Atlas, 1932, plate 11. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. 4 copies. Copy 2 includes pencil annotations. Copy 3 is a photographic reproduction. Copy 4 is a negative photostat.
    • Contributor: Washington, George
    • Date: 1754
  • Map
    [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
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    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 - Harris, John - Lea, Philip
    • Date: 1687
  • Map
    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
  • Map
    A map of the province of Pensilvania Relief shown pictorially. Watermarked. Removed from: The London magazine, or, Gentleman's monthly intelligencer, Dec. 1756, vol. 25. 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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    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
  • Map
    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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    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 part of western front. Scale ca. 1:600,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Title from verso. Shows northern Pennsylvania and western New York, detailed mapping showing numerous forts, Indian villages, and trails, is restricted to the Susquehanna Valley north of Sunbury Town. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1051 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Date: 1778