To the honourable House of Representatives of the Freemen of Pennsylvania, this map of the city and liberties of Philadelphia with the catalogue of purchasers is humbly dedicated by their most obedient humble servant, John Reed

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Title
To the honourable House of Representatives of the Freemen of Pennsylvania, this map of the city and liberties of Philadelphia with the catalogue of purchasers is humbly dedicated by their most obedient humble servant, John Reed
Additional title: Fac simile of Reed's map / engd. by Worley & Bracher
Additional title: Facsimile of Reed's map
Additional title: This map of the city and liberties of Philadelphia
Additional title: Map of the city and liberties of Philadelphia
Names
Reed, John, 1738-1776 (Creator)
Warner, Charles L. (Publisher)
Smither, James (Engraver)
Man, Thos., active 18th century (Printer)
Bourquin, F. (Frederick), 1808- (Printer)
Worley & Bracher (Engraver)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

Pennsylvania

Philadelphia

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1870
Place: Philadelphia
Publisher: Republished by Charles L. Warner
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 17-944
Topics
Real property -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia
Landowners -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia
Early maps
Real property
Philadelphia (Pa.)
Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia
Genres
Maps
Cadastral maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: James Smither sculp. ; printed by Thos. Man.
Citation/reference: Wheat, J.C. Maps and charts published in America before 1800, 457
Citation/reference: New York Public Library. Dictionary catalog of the Map Division, v. 7, page 692, column c, no. 3
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Content: Scale 1:19,800. 100 perches to an inch (W 75°20ʹ35ʺ--W 75°03ʹ12ʺ/N 40°01ʹ13ʺ--N 39°53ʹ57ʺ).
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map on 2 sheets ; 74 x 148 cm, sheets 81 x 90 cm and 87 x 70 cm
Description
Facsimile of cadastral map from 1774 showing land ownership. Includes text, inset of "A ground plan of the city of Philadelphia," index of landowners, and illustrations.
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Languages
English
Identifiers
Library of Congress Control Number: 85693372
RLIN/OCLC: 77833446
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b21377959
Folder number: US209.1.01
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 763a13c0-bc03-0135-feeb-752b38b075a9
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1738: Creator Born
  • 1776: Creator Died
  • 1870: Issued
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "To the honourable House of Representatives of the Freemen of Pennsylvania, this map of the city and liberties of Philadelphia with the catalogue of purchasers is humbly dedicated by their most obedient humble servant, John Reed " The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1870. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/9096b580-65d2-0136-9433-1381628fa532

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "To the honourable House of Representatives of the Freemen of Pennsylvania, this map of the city and liberties of Philadelphia with the catalogue of purchasers is humbly dedicated by their most obedient humble servant, John Reed " New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 23, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/9096b580-65d2-0136-9433-1381628fa532

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1870). To the honourable House of Representatives of the Freemen of Pennsylvania, this map of the city and liberties of Philadelphia with the catalogue of purchasers is humbly dedicated by their most obedient humble servant, John Reed Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/9096b580-65d2-0136-9433-1381628fa532

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To the honourable House of Representatives of the Freemen of Pennsylvania, this map of the city and liberties of Philadelphia with the catalogue of purchasers is humbly dedicated by their most obedient humble servant, John Reed