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The course of Delaware River from Philadelphia to Chester, exhibiting the several works erected by the rebels to defend its passage, with the attacks made upon them by His Majesty's land & sea forces, 1778

 Item — Container: Closed Stacks, Drawer: 40
Identifier: 2020-IL-001-080

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.


  • Creation: 1778


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 ; 44 x 68 cm.

Language of Materials


Reference numbers

Client reference #52; WAG #289201


The Philadelphia Print Shop LTD., 17 September 1990.

Related references

Nebenzahl, K. Bibliography of printed battle plans of the American Revolution 1775-1795, 132

Additional details

Scale [ca. 1:33,200]. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Shows soundings and disposition of ships, etc. Insets: A sketch of Fort Island -- Profile and plan of the sunk frames or chevaux de frise which formed the stackadoes in the river.


Backed crease fold, edged foxing.


London : [Publisher not known], 1778

Repository Details

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

PO Box 3600
Mount Vernon VA 22121