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    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
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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
  • Map
    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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    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
    [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
  • Map
    Battle of Brandywine, in which the rebels were defeated, September the 11th 1777, by the army under the command of General Sr. Wam. Howe. Scale ca. 1:15,200. Relief shown by hachures. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Annotated in ink above legend to change "Reference" to the attack made by the left under the command of Lt. Genl. Earl Cornwallis. Reference to the attack made by the right under the command of His Excellency Lieutt. General Knyphausen." The words "attack made to the left" and "attack made to the right" ...
    • Contributor: Faden, William
    • Date: 1777
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    A Draught of ten lots of ground in the northern liberties of the city of Philadelphia, surveyed the 28th August 1787, beginning at a bridge on the old York Road, N. 2⁰. ... Scale ca. 1:650. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Mounted on cloth and paper backing with reinforced edges. Imperfect: Margin deteriorated and torn. Cadastral map. Includes "Annexed coloured plan," ca. 1:1,000 and a note on the Second Presbyterian Church burial ground. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1328 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Date: 1787
  • 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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    Venango Co. Covers lands of the William Bingham estate surveyed by John Adlum. Shows lots, boundaries, numbers, and dimensions. Title on label affixed to verso: Venango. From the William Bingham estate maps. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Includes statistical table. 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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    [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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    A Sketch of the Battle of German. Tn., 4th October 1777, where the rebels were repulsed. Scale ca. 1:16,200. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by shading. Differs from other copies by square cartouche. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789 1344 Stamped on verso: Montresor. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Montrésor, John
    • Date: 1777
  • Map
    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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    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
  • Map
    [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
  • Map
    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
  • Map
    Battle of Brandywine in which the rebels were defeated, September the 11th. 1777, by the army under the command of General Sr. Willm. Howe. Scale ca. 1:15,480. Relief shown by hachures. Hand colored. "Note: The operations of the column under the command of His Excellency Lieutenant General Knyphausen is engraved from a plan drawn on the spot by S. W. Werner, Leiutt. of Hessian Artillery." Includes "references to the column under the command of Lt. Genl. Earl Cornwallis" and "references to the column under the command of His ...
    • Contributor: Faden, William - Werner, S. W.
    • Date: 1778
  • 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
    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
    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
  • Map
    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
  • Map
    W. Br. Pine Cr. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Covers lands of the William Bingham estate surveyed by John Adlum. 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 pencil. Includes note. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no.: 17-82 Vault
    • Contributor: Adlum, John
    • Date: 1790
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    A map of that part of Pensylvania now the principle [sic] seat of war in America, wherein may be seen the situation of Philadelphia, Red Bank, Mud Island, & Germantown. Scale 1:63,360; an in. to a mile. Relief shown pictorially. "Between the two lines that cross Philadelphia was the first plan of that city." LC copy has annotation "17" in upper right corner. Includes notes on attack on Fort Mifflin. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 651
    • Contributor: Scull, Nicholas - Jackson, L.
    • 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
  • 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
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    Plan of Genl Du Portail. Plan of the position of Valley Forge after Jany. 1778. Scale not given. Relief shown by hachures. Title from verso. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Annotated in pencil to show some distances. Annotated bar scale shows scale ca. 14,000. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1349 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Duportail, Antoine-Jean-Louis Le Bègue De Presle
    • Date: 1778