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Susquehanna River to Schuylkill River, Chesapeake Bay to Delaware Bay.

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Names
Smither, James (Engraver)
Collection

Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection of English maps, charts, globes, books and atlases

Charts and maps

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1771
Place Term: [Philadelphia]
Publisher: [Printed by William and Thomas Bradford ...]
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 97-6016 [LHS 240]
Topics
Highway planning -- Delaware
Canals -- Planning -- Delaware
Canals -- Planning -- Maryland
Notes
Content : Covers southeastern Pa., northeastern Md., and northern Del.

Content : Title supplied by cataloger.

Content : Includes "Fig. 2," a technical ill.

Content : From Transactions of the American Philosophical Society. Volume I. From January 1st, 1769, to January 1st, 1771.

Content : Map to accompany "An abstract of sundry papers and proposals for improving the inland navigation of Pennsylvania and Maryland, by opening a communication between the tide-waters of Delaware and Susquehannah, or Chesapeake Bay ... "

Citation/reference: Later issue in Papenfuse & Coale. Atlas of historical maps of Maryland, p. 65, figure 68
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map ; on sheet 36 x 48 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC : 39729614
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b13788242
UUID: 08529900-c5d5-012f-161e-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1771: Issued
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Susquehanna River to Schuylkill River, Chesapeake Bay to Delaware Bay." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1771. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47db-c68e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Susquehanna River to Schuylkill River, Chesapeake Bay to Delaware Bay." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 1, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47db-c68e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1771). Susquehanna River to Schuylkill River, Chesapeake Bay to Delaware Bay. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47db-c68e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Susquehanna River to Schuylkill River, Chesapeake Bay to Delaware Bay.