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A plan of the city of Philadelphia, the capital of Pennsylvania, from an actual survey, 1776

 Item — Drawer: 122 : L : 4, Section: 1 - OUT
Identifier: 2020-IL-001-072

Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

This collection contains approximately 300 rare printed maps, unique manuscript maps, and published texts collected by Richard H. Brown, which pertain to the American Revolutionary War era.


  • 1776


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research during scheduled appointments. Researchers must complete the Washington Library’s Special Collections and Archives Registration Form before access is provided. The library reserves the right to restrict access to certain items for preservation purposes.


1 Sheets : 1 map : hand colored ; 50 x 67 cm.

Language of Materials


Reference numbers

Client reference #41; WAG #289418


Richard B. Arkway, 14 September 1994.

Additional details

Scale [ca. 1:5,000]. Oriented with north toward the upper righ. 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].


Very slight foxing


London : Andrew Dury, 1776

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections at The George Washington Presidential Library at Mount Vernon Repository

PO Box 3600
Mount Vernon VA 22121