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    A plan of the city and environs of Philadelphia Scale ca. 1:43,000. Facsimile. Hand colored. Relief shown by hachures. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1847 by Thomas Fisher ..." Shows names of rural householders. Includes text, statistical data, distance list, and ill. of "Elevation of the State House." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2
    • Contributor: Scull, Nicholas - Heap, George - Faden, William - Fisher, Thomas
    • Date: 1847
  • Map
    A plan of the city and environs of Philadelphia Scale ca. 1:43,000. Facsimile. LC copy imperfect: Trimmed to neatline and soiled. Relief shown by hachures. Shows names of rural householders. Includes text, statistical data, and distance list, and "Elevation of the State House." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2
    • Contributor: Scull, Nicholas - Heap, George - Faden, William - Fisher, Thomas
    • Date: 1847
  • Map
    Map of the proposed Great Western and Lake Erie Rail Road of Pennsylvania projected for the Sunbury Erie and Pittsburg [sic] Rail Road Convention by James Herron Civil Engineer. Physical map of Pennsylvania and parts of adjacent states showing drainage, relief by hachures, spot heights in feet, state boundaries, canals, cities and towns. Finished and proposed railroads with names of lines and mileages are indicated.
    • Contributor: Herron, James W. - Great Western and Lake Erie Railroad
    • Date: 1847
  • Map
    Map of Chester County, Pennsylvania : from original surveys General-content county map also showing rural buildings and householders' names; larger real-property tracts with owners' names shown only in West Chester borough inset. Relief shown by hachures. Prime meridian: Washington D.C. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1847 by S.M. Painter & J.S. Bowen ... in and for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania." Hand col. to emphasize township boundaries and territories....
    • Contributor: Bowen, John S. - Yeager, E. (Edward)
    • Date: 1847
  • Map
    Draught of a part of the York Farm tract situate in Norwegian Township, Schuylkill County : as divided into lots in Aug. 1847 Cadastral map showing some landowners' names. Area covered is now within the city of Pottsville (Pa.). Sheet titles in ink on verso: Yorkville &c. -- Pottsville & Yorkville. Black, brown, and red inks, watercolors, and lead pencil. Torn, fold-lined, and missing sections at corners. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DRM
    • Contributor: Lewis, Samuel
    • Date: 1847