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A plan of the city and environs of Philadelphia, 1777

 Item — Drawer: 122 : L : 6, Section: 1
Identifier: 2020-IL-001-170

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.


  • 1777


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 ; 62 x 45 cm

Language of Materials


Reference numbers

Client reference #277; WAG #289328


The Philadelphia Print Shop LTD., 1 September 1995.

Related references

Comparative cartography [Stevens & Tree], 69a LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1319

Additional details

Scale [ca. 1:43,000]. Shows roads and the names of landholders in rural areas. Includes "table of the distances of the most remarkable places on this plan beginning at the court house" and illustration of "elevation of the state house." First state of the map, with an unnamed island.


Some foxing in margins.


London : W. Faden, 1777

Repository Details

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

PO Box 3600
Mount Vernon VA 22121