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Special List 29: List of Selected Maps of States and Territories

Special List No. 29

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728. A Mapp of Ye Improved Part of Pensilvania [sic] in America,

     Divided into Countyes, Townships and Lotts Surveyed by Tho:

     Holme. [1681]

     1 inch to ca. 3 miles. 21½ x 26. Published. Shows Bucks,

Philadelphia, and Chester Counties with portion of Newcastle

County and Manor of Rockland. Counties shown in color. Names of

"inhabitants" are listed. Inset plan of Philadelphia. See entry

740. Filed as Ref. Coll.: Pennsylvania, 1681 (SF).

729. To the Honourable Thomas Penn and Richard Penn, Esqrs. . . .

     This map of the improved Part of the Province of

     Pennsylvania Is humbly dedicated by Nicholas Scull . . .

     Engraved by Jas. Turner, and Printed by John Davis, for the

     Author. Published . . . Jan. 1st, 1759.

     1 inch to ca. 4 miles. 2 sections, each 34 x 31. Published.

Map includes Pennsylvania from the eastern boundary north to

Wyoming in Luzerne County and west to about 75 miles west of

Shippensburg in Cumberland County. Shows counties, names of town-

ships, settlements, roads, forges, furnaces, forts, mills,

churches, Indian villages, and names of some residents. Filed as

Ref. Coll.: Pennsylvania, 1759.

730. To the Honourable Thomas Penn and Richard Penn, Esquires . .

     . This Map of the Province of Pennsylvania Is humbly

     dedicated by . . . W Scull . . . Henry Dawkins, Sculp. . . .

     Philadelphia, Printed by James Nevil for the Author, April

     4th, 1770.

     1 inch to 10 miles. 23½ x 34. Published. Most detail shown

in southeastern part of the State, though area covered extends as

far west as Fort Pitt. Counties (boundaries in color),

settlements, roads, forts, furnaces, mines, and names of some

residents. Filed as Ref. Coll.: Pennsylvania, 1770.

731. A Map of Pennsylvania Exhibiting not only The Improved Parts

     of that Province, but also Its Extensive Frontiers: Laid

     down From Actual Surveys and Chiefly From the late Map of W.

     Scull, Published in 1770; And Humbly Inscribed to the

     Honourable Thomas Penn and Richard Penn, Esquires, True and

     Absolute Proprietaries & Governors of the Province of

     Pennsylvania And the Territories thereunto belonging.

     [1777.]

     1 inch to ca. 7 miles. 28½ x 49. Most detail shown in

southeastern Pennsylvania, although area covered extends as far

west as Pittsburgh. Names and boundaries of existing counties,

trails, settlements, forts, mills, township names, churches,

meeting-houses, physical features, and names of a few residents.

Filed as Ref. Coll.: Pennsylvania, 1777.

732. A Map of the State of Pennsylvania, By Reading Howell,

     MDCCXCII. . . . Published 1 August 1792, for the Author, &

     Sold by James Phillips . . . London.

     1 inch to 5 miles. 4 sections, each 22 x 32½. Published.

Counties (in color), townships, towns, Indian villages,

surveyors' districts, bridle paths, houses of worship, furnaces,

forges, mills, roads, Indian paths, mineral deposits, physical

features, and houses and names of residents. Map includes small

portions of adjoining States. Map is inscribed to Governor Thomas

Mifflin and to the Senate and House of Representatives of

Pennsylvania. See entry 733. Filed as Ref. Coll.: Pennsylvania,

1792 (SF).

733. A Map of the State of Pennsylvania, By Reading Howell.

     MDCCXCII.

     1 inch to 5 miles. 2 sections, each 40½ x 33. Published.

Counties (boundaries in color), townships, surveyors' districts,

Indian villages, forts, bridle paths, churches, furnaces, forges,

mills, roads, Indian paths, mineral deposits, houses, names of

some residents, and physical features. Map is inscribed to

Governor Thomas Mifflin and to the Senate and House of

Representatives of Pennsylvania. See entry 732. Filed as Ref.

Coll.: Pennsylvania, 1792.

734. A Map Exhibiting a General View of the Roads and Inland

     Navigation of Pennsylvania, and Part of the Adjacent States.

     Respectfully inscribed to Thomas Mifflin, Governor, and the

     General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania: by

     John Adlum, and John Wallis. [ca. 1792-5.]

     1 inch to ca. 11 miles. 34 x 36½. Annotated published. Also

shows settlements, forts, and physical features. Annotated to

show additional roads and information about them. Inset

illustrations of canal locks. Filed as RG 77: E 46.

735. A Map of the State of Pennsylvania By Reading Howell . . . 

     1817, Published by Kimber & Sharpless for Emmor Kimber.

     1 inch to 10 miles. 23½ x 35½. Counties (boundaries in

color), townships, towns, roads, churches, mineral deposits,

physical features, and "Line limiting the purchase made of the

Indians, November 1768." Map is inscribed to the Governor and

Legislature of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Map includes

small portions of Maryland and Delaware. Filed as RG 77: US 10-2.

736. Map of Pennsylvania, Constructed from the County Surveys

     authorized by the State; and other original Documents, by

     John Melish. Engraved by B. Tanner. [1822.]

     1 inch to 5 miles. 4 sections, each 26 x 38. Map shows

counties (in color), townships, towns, roads, "Heads of Canoe

Navigation" (and Boat Navigation), factories, mills, furnaces and

forges, mineral deposits, churches, post offices, and physical

features. Map includes parts of New York, New Jersey, Maryland,

Delaware, and Virginia. Statistical table lists population, area,

and other information concerning individual counties. Filed as RG

77: US 36.

737. Map of Pennsylvania, Constructed from the County Surveys

     authorized by the State; and other original documents, by

     John Melish. Engraved by B. Tanner. Corrected and Improved

     to 1832 . . . Published by B. Tanner.

     1 inch to 5 miles. 4 sections, each 26½ x 38. Counties (in

color), townships, towns, roads, "Heads of Canoe Navigation" (and

Boat Navigation), factories, mills, furnaces and forges, mineral

deposits, churches, post offices, canals, railroads, and physical

features. Map includes parts of New York, New Jersey, Maryland,

Delaware, and Virginia. Statistical table lists population, area,

and other information concerning individual counties. Filed as RG

77: US 65.

738. Map of the State of Pennsylvania, and New Jersey. London.

     Published March 15, 1832, by Hinton & Simpkin & Marshall.

     Engraved & Printed by Fenner Sears & Co.

     1 inch to ca. 35 miles. 11 x 16½. Published. Counties,

settlements, roads, railroad, and physical features. Inset plan

of Philadelphia. Filed as Ref. Coll.: Pennsylvania, 1832.

739. [Map of] Pennsylvania . . . Entered according to Act of

     Congress in the year 1843, by Sidney E. Morse and Samuel

     Breese in the Clerks Office of the Southern District of New

     York.

     1 inch to ca. 20 miles. 14 x 18. Published. Counties,

townships, major towns, railroads, canals, slack-water

navigation, and physical features. Inset map of Philadelphia,

Montgomery, and Delaware Counties and map of "Coal Region." Filed

as Ref. Coll.: Pennsylvania, 1843.

740. A Map of the Improved Part of the Province of Pennsylvania

     in America. . . . Fac-simile of Holmes-Map of the Province

     of Pennsylvania with the names of the original purchasers

     from William Penn. Begun in 1681. Reproduced from the

     original in the Philadelphia Library by the Anastatic

     Process. 200 copies only printed. Published at the anastatic

     printing office . . . and by Lloyd P. Smith. Philadelphia,

     1846.

     1 inch to 1 mile. 2 sections, 34½ x 29½ and 34½ x 29.

Published. Inset plan of Philadelphia. See entry 728. Filed as

Ref. Coll.: Pennsylvania, 1846.

741. Post Route Map of the States of Pennsylvania, New Jersey,

     Delaware, and Maryland, and of the District of Columbia with

     adjacent parts of New York, Ohio, Virginia and West Virginia 

     . . . by W. L. Nicholson, Topographer of P.O. Dep't., 1869.

     . . . Engraved by D. McClelland . . . Drawn by C. H. Poole .

     . . [Revised] up to date of November 1st, 1869.

     1 inch to 6 miles. 4 sections, each 30 x 34½. State

boundaries in color. Frequency and types of mail service,

mileages between post offices, counties, towns, and railroads.

Post routes shown in color to illustrate number of deliveries per

week. Tables list statistical information. Note states

"Presentation copy. Recd. Jany. 1870." Inset map showing postal

service on Delmarva Peninsula and connections with the mainland

of Virginia and the eastern shore of Maryland. Scale 1 inch to 10

miles. Filed as RG 28: Regional Maps, Folder 1.

742. Post Route Map of the States of Pennsylvania, New Jersey,

     Delaware, and Maryland, and of the District of Columbia with

     adjacent parts of New York, Ohio, Virginia and West Virginia

     . . . by W. L. Nicholson, Topographer of P.O. Dept., 1869. .

     . . Engraved by D. McClelland . . . Drawn by C. H. Poole . .

     . [Revised] up to date of Feby. 1, 1873.

     1 inch to 6 miles. 4 sections each 28 x 32. Frequency and

types of mail service, mileages between post offices, counties,

towns, and railroads. Post routes shown in color to illustrate

frequency of service. Tables list statistical information. Inset

map showing postal service on Delmarva Peninsula and connection

with the mainland of Virginia and the eastern shore of Maryland.

Scale 1 inch to 10 miles. Filed as RG 28: Regional Maps, Folder

3.

743. Post Route Map of the States of Pennsylvania, New Jersey,

     Delaware, and Maryland, and of the District of Columbia with

     adjacent parts of New York, Ohio, Virginia and West

     Virginia. Showing post offices, with the intermediate

     distances between them and mail routes in operation on 1st,

     August 1883 . . . under direction of C. Roeser Jr.,

     Topographer of P.O. Dept., 1883 . . . Engraved by D.

     McClelland.

     1 inch to 6 miles. 4 sections, each 28 x 32. Frequency and

types of mail service, mileages between post offices, counties,

towns, and railroads. Post routes shown in color to illustrate

frequency of service. Table lists distances between major eastern

cities. Inset map of "City of Pittsburgh and Environs." Scale 1

inch to ca. 3 miles. Filed as RG 28: Regional Maps, Folder 5.

744. Post Route Map of the States of Pennsylvania, New Jersey,

     Delaware, and Maryland, and of the District of Columbia with

     adjacent parts of New York, Ohio, Virginia, and West

     Virginia showing post offices with the intermediate

     distances and mail routes in operation on the 1st of April,

     1885. Published . . . under the direction of W. L.

     Nicholson, Topographer, P.O. Dept. [Corrected to June 1,

     1885.]

     1 inch to 6 miles. 4 sections, each 30 x 34. Published.

Frequency and types of mail service, mileages between post

offices, discontinued post offices, counties, towns, railroads,

and physical features. Post routes in color to show frequency of

service. Inset map of "City of Pittsburgh and Environs" at a

scale of 1 inch to 3 miles. Inset map showing "Postal Service of

the Eastern Shore of Virginia and Maryland and connections with

Norfolk and with the lower peninsula of Virginia." Scale 1 inch

to 10 miles. Filed as RG 28: Regional Maps, Folder 15.

745. Post Route Map of the States of Pennsylvania, New Jersey,

     Delaware, and Maryland, and of the District of Columbia with

     adjacent parts of New York, Ohio, Virginia, and West

     Virginia showing post offices with the intermediate

     distances and mail routes in operation on the 1st of April

     1885. Published . . . under the direction of W. L.

     Nicholson, Topographer, P.O. Dept. [Corrected to Dec. 1,

     1885.]

     1 inch to 6 miles. 2 sections, each 31½ x 55. Published.

Basic information same as that shown on entry 744. Filed as RG

28: Regional Maps, Folder 15 (0S).

746. Rail Road Map of Pennsylvania, Published by the Bureau of

     Railways of the Department of Internal Affairs of

     Pennsylvania, 1897. Drawn and compiled by J. Sutton Wall,

     Chief Draughtsman.

     1 inch to 6 miles. 39 x 58. Published. Also shows counties

(in color), cities and towns, and drainage features. Railroad

systems are shown in color. Filed as Ref. Coll.: Pennsylvania,

1897.

747. Post Route Map of the State of Pennsylvania showing post

     offices with the intermediate distances on mail routes in

     operation on the 1st of March, 1901.

     1 inch to 5 miles. 4 sections, each approximately 20½ x 36.

Published. Frequency and types of mail service, discontinued post

offices, counties, towns, railroads, physical features, and parts

of adjoining States. Post routes in color to show frequency of

service. Inset map of the "Environs of Philadelphia." Scale 1

inch to ca. 3 miles. Filed as RG 28: State Maps, Pennsylvania,

1901.

748. [Map of Pennsylvania issued by the U.S. Geological Survey,

     1916.]

     1 inch to ca. 16 miles. 18 x 25. Published. County names and

boundaries, towns and cities, steam and electric railroad lines,

and drainage features. Filed as RG 57: Published State Maps,

Pennsylvania, 1916.

See also entry 562 in New Jersey.

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