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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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    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
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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
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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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    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
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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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    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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    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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    [Maps of the Maryland-Pennsylvania boundary used as trial exhibits in the 1735 court suit brought by the Penns against Lord Baltimore to determine the official interprovincial boundary line]. The maps also cover the Lower Counties (now the State of Delaware) which at the time were part of Pennsylvania. The "Virginia" map shows lines of latitude (identified) and longitude (unidentified). Common title devised by cataloger. Annotated in ink handwriting on recto by Ferdinand J. Paris (attorney for the Penn Family). The "Virginia" map is oriented with north to the right. Hand col. (light ...
    • Contributor: Senex, John - Paris, Ferdinand John
    • Date: 1732
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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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    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
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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
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    [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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    [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
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    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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    To the mayor, recorder, aldermen, common council, and freemen of Philadelphia this plan of the improved part of the city surveyed and laid down by the late Nicholas Scull, Scale ca. 1:4,900. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Includes illus. of ships in the river, index to points of interest, and insets "A" and "B." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 651; 700
    • Contributor: Scull, Nicholas - Clarkson, Matthew - Biddle, Mary
    • Date: 1762
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    Jefferson, Venango & Armstrong. Covers lands of the William Bingham estate surveyed by John Adlum in Jefferson, Venango, and Armstrong Counties (Pa.). Shows land ownership, lots, boundaries, numbers, and dimensions. Title on label affixed to verso: Jefferson, Armstrong & Venango. From the William Bingham estate maps. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Includes note and statistical table. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions ...
    • Contributor: Adlum, John - Bingham, William
    • Date: 1790
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    Plan and perspective view of Pittsburgh. Scale not given. Date from dealers catalog: [1760-70] Manuscript; pen-and-ink and watercolor. LC copy incomplete: Lower left and right sections missing. Includes index to points of interest and illus. Oriented with north to the left, not towards the upper right as shown by compass rose. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1330 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ...
    • Contributor: Day, E. A.
    • Date: 1760
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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
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    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
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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 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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    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
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    British camp at Trudruffrin from [sic] with the attack made by Major General Grey against the rebels near White Horse Tavern. Scale ca. 1:31,680. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. Title annotated in pencil to read: British camp at Trudruffrin from the date with the attack made by Major General Grey against the rebels near White Horse tavern, the date. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1341 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 650/1; ...
    • Date: 1777
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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. 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