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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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    Map of a route through south west Pennsylvania from Fort Loudon, Franklin Co. to Fort Pitt, Pittsburgh. Scale 1:380,160; 6 miles to an in. Title from Philip Lee Phillips' A list of maps of America, p. 673. Variant title from William Faden's Catalogue of a curious and valuable collection ... no. 12: A map of the country on the Ohio & Muskingum Rivers. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north to the right. Shows location of forts and road improvements. Typed ...
    • Date: 1763
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    [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
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    An accurate plan of the country between New York and Philadelphia : with the dispositions of the forces.
    Bataille sur la route de New-York à Philadelphie en 1777 :
    Shows positions of British (red) and American (blue) forces along the major highways between New York City and Philadelphia. Relief shown pictorially. At foot of title: Extracted from the Gazette of Tuesday, Feb'y 25th 1777. "Published as the Act directs March 3d 1777 by S. Pyle, Angel Court, Snow Hill--price 6d." Oriented with north toward the upper right. Includes distance table. Available also through ...
    • Contributor: Pyle, Stephen
    • Date: 1777
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    A plan of the city and environs of Philadelphia, Scale ca. 1:42,000. Shows names of landowners in rural areas, "Billingsfort Id.," "Billingsfort," and "Red Bank Fort." Includes table of distances and "Elevation of the State House." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1321 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Scull, Nicholas - Heap, George - Faden, William
    • Date: 1777
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    Captain Snow's sketch. Scale not given. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Relief shown pictorially. Shows location of forts, western Pennsylvania, northern Virginia, northern Maryland, Maryland-Pennsylvania boundary line, and "Road to Philadelphia & Pensylvania, &c." Includes historical notes. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1302 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 651/2
    • Contributor: Snow
    • Date: 1754
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    Seat of war in the environs of Philadelphia: Scale ca. 1:656,000. Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian: London. "For the London magazine, 1777." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1314 Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 651/2
    • Contributor: Kitchin, Thomas - Baldwin, R. (Robert)
    • Date: 1777
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    A map of Philadelphia and parts adjacent, From Gentleman's Magazine, vol. 23, 1753 p. 373. Includes table of distances "The distances of particular places in this map, from the court house." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1306 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Mounted on paper with linen backing.
    • Contributor: Scull, Nicholas - Heap, George
    • Date: 1753
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    To the Honourable Thomas Penn and Richard Penn, Esqrs., true & absolute proprietaries & Governours of the Province of Pennsylvania & counties of New-Castle, Kent & Sussex on Delaware this map of ... Scale ca. 1:250,000. Sectioned and mounted on cloth backing with reinforced edges. Relief shown pictorially. Shows county boundaries. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1294 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 651/1; 651/2; 700/1; 700/2
    • Contributor: Scull, Nicholas - Turner, James - Davis, John
    • Date: 1759
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    Captain Snow's scetch of the country by himself, and the best accounts he could receive from the Indian traders.
    Captain Snow's sketch of the country by himself, and the best accounts he could receive from the Indian traders.
    Scale not given. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown pictorially. Shows location of forts, western Pennsylvania, northern Virginia, northern Maryland, Maryland-Pennsylvania boundary line, and "Road to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, &ca." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1301 Includes historical notes. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 651/2
    • Contributor: Snow
    • Date: 1754
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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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    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
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    Cawanesque. Covers lands of the William Bingham estate surveyed by John Adlum in the Cowanesque River valley (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 notes. 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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    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
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    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
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    Baye de la Delaware avec les ports, sondes, dangers, bancs, &c. depuis les caps jusqu'a Philadelphie d'après la carte de Joshua Fisher publie a Philadelfia, à la Havana, Chéz de Moun̂oz, rue ... Scale ca. 1:200,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink, and watercolor. Depths shown in fathoms. Oriented with north to the right. Place names in English. Copied from Georges Louis LeRouge's Pilote américain septentrional. 1778. v. 1, pl. no. 14. Includes "Direcctions pour monter la baye de Delaware" and inset. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1364 LC Luso-Hispanic World, 818 Available also through the Library of Congress Web ...
    • Contributor: Ybarra - Fisher, Joshua - Le Rouge, Georges-Louis - Moun̂oz (Firm)
    • Date: 1785
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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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    From Battle of Brandywine. Scale not given. Manuscript, pencil on tracing paper. Handwriting of title differs from that on rest of map. Alternate title from P. L. Phillips' Maps of America [Sketch of the battle of Brandywine. By V. Wangenheim] LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1340 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Wangenheim, Friedrich Adam Julius Von
    • Date: 1777
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    A plan of the city and environs of Philadelphia : with the works and encampments of His Majesty's forces under the command of Lieutenant General Sir William Howe, K.B. Scale ca. 1:21,000. Shows names of rural landholders. Indexed for public buildings. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1327 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 650/2
    • Contributor: Faden, William
    • Date: 1779
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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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    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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    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
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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
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    Plan of the city of Philadelphia and its environs shewing its defences during the years 1777 & 1778, together with the siege of Mud Island on the River Delaware. Scale ca. 1:14,400. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by shading. "To the Honble. Sir William Howe K.B. general and commander in chief of all His Majesty's forces within the colonies laying on the Atlantic Ocean from Nova Scotia to West Florida inclusive, &ca. &ca. [Signed:] John Montrésor, chief engineer in America." Imperfect: Fort Mifflin on Great Mud Island is almost entirely cut off. ...
    • Contributor: Nicole, Pierre
    • Date: 1778
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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