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Names
Emmet, Thomas Addis (1828-1919) (Collector)
Collection

Emmet Collection of Manuscripts Etc. Relating to American History.

Boundary line controversy.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1886
Place Term: New York
Date Created: 1887
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Print Collection
Shelf locator: MEZP
Topics
Philadelphia (Pa.)
Dwellings -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia
Genres
Ink drawings
Notes
Content : Relief shown by hachures.

Content : The text consists of the History of Mason and Dixon's Line, by J.H.B. Latrobe, Philadelphia, 1855; Lecture upon the controversy between Pennsylvania and Virginia, by N.B. Craig, Pittsburg, 1843; Mason and Dixon's Line, by J. Veech, Pittsburg[h], 1857; and Message from the Governor of Maryland, transmitting reports in relation to the boundary lines of Maryland, Pennsylvania and Delaware, Washington, 1850.

Citation/reference : EM14486

Content: Caption continues : No. 30 is believed to be the house referred to in the Mason and Dixon survey as "the most southern part of the said City of Phila." The observatory for starting the survey was erected near it. In 1763 Thos. Plumsted and Jos. Huddle lived here.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
UUID: 1f850220-c610-012f-0029-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1828: Creator Born
  • 1886: Created
  • 1919: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Print Collection, The New York Public Library. "S.W. corner Penn and South Sts., Phila." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1886. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-fed3-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Print Collection, The New York Public Library. "S.W. corner Penn and South Sts., Phila." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 26, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-fed3-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Print Collection, The New York Public Library. (1886). S.W. corner Penn and South Sts., Phila. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-fed3-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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S.W. corner Penn and South Sts., Phila.