[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]


[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]

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Title:
[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]
Title (alt.):
Transactions of the American Philosophical Society
Description:
The unique map displayed here was made for the purpose of showing proposed roads between the Susquehanna River and Philadelphia, Reading, and Wilmington, Delaware. The machine to the left, which does not directly relate to the map, was used for cutting files. The map accompanied "An abstract of Sunday papers and propasals for improving the inland navigation of Pennsylvania and Maryland" in Transactions of the American Philosophical Society.
Creator:
Fisher, Thomas, 1741-1810
Engraver:
Smither, James, 1741-1797
Publisher:
American Philosophical Society
Name on Item:
J. Smither sculp.
Date:
[1771]
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
Richard H. Brown Revolutionary War Map Collection
Collection (local):
Richard H. Brown Revolutionary War Map Collection
Subjects:
Roads--Pennsylvania--Maps--Early works to 1800
Pennsylvania--Maps--Early works to 1800
Delaware--Maps--Early works to 1800
Maryland--Maps--Early works to 1800
Places:
Delaware
Maryland
Pennsylvania
Publisher:
Philadelphia : American Philosophical Society
Notes:
Shows area of mouth of Delaware River and head of Chesapeake Bay with proposed new roads identified.
Accompanies "An abstract of Sunday 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.
Extent:
1 map ; 33 x 42 cm.
Scale:
Scale [ca. 1:490,000]
Language:
English
Identifier:
06_01_008508
Terms of Use:
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