[A map of part of Pennsylvania & Maryland intended to shew, at one view, the several places proposed for opening a communication between the waters of the Delaware & Chesopeak Bays], 1771
Scope and Contents
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.
- American Philosophical Society (Publisher, Organization)
- Fisher, Thomas, 1741-1810 (Creator, Person)
- Smither, James (Engraver, Person)
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 ; 33 x 42 cm.
Language of Materials
Richard Arkway, 26 July 2004.
Scale [ca. 1:490,000]. Shows area of mouth of Delaware River and head of Chesapeake Bay with proposed new roads identified. Accompanies "An abstract of Sundry papers and propasals for improving the inland navigation of Pennsylvania and Maryland" in Transactions of the American Philosophical Society. At upper right: Plate VII, fig 1. Includes illustration of a machine for cutting files, labeled Fig. 2.
Some foxing at edges, loss to right margin, offsetting.
Client reference #104; WAG #289263
Philadelphia : American Philosophical Society, 1771
- Delaware Subject Source: Naf
- Maps (documents) Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Pennsylvania Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Roads Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
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