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 Honorable Thomas Penn
- 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 Honorable Thomas Penn
- Scull, William, active 1765, cartographer.
- Published / Created
- 10 June 1775.
- Publication Place
- London :
- Printed for Robt. Sayer & J. Bennett, map & printseller No. 53 in Fleet Street. Published as the Act directs,
Imprint in three places along lower left, center, and right margin.
Prime meridian: London. "Longitude west from London."
Relief shown by shading and hachures.
Revolutionary War era map of Pennsylvania, compiled by Sayer & Bennett, primarily from William Schull's map. The detailed map extending from Fort Pitt (formerly Fort Duquesne) in the west to the New Jersey border along the Delaware river to the east.
Scale of "English Miles 69 1/2 to a Degree".
Separately published and in editions of "The North American Atlas" published by Faden; and Thomas Jefferys' The American atlas. 1775;
Shows counties, townships, towns and cities, Indian villages, stores, churches, taverns, and names of residents in the countryside; rivers and streams, waterfalls, ferries, swamps, springs, and landmarks; mills, mines, furnaces, and forges; and forts and French and Indian War battle sites. - Cf. Seller & Van Ee, Maps and charts of North America and West Indies, 1750-1789, entry 1296.
- 1 map on 3 sheets : copperplate engraving, hand-colored ; 68 x 134 cm
- Extent of Digitization
- Completely digitized
- Scale approximately 1:362,000
- (W 80°31'00"--W 74°41'00"/N 41°44'00"--N 39°43'00")., 039.716667, 041.733333, -074.683333, -080.516667, 362000, and a
- Call Number
- 774 1775
- Container / Volume Information
Subjects, Formats, And Genres
- Resource Type
- Maps, Atlases & Globes
- Subject (Geographic)
Pennsylvania--Administrative and political divisions--Maps--Early works to 1800.
Pennsylvania--Maps--Early works to 1800.
- Subject (Name)
Penn, Richard, 1706-1771, dedicatee.
Penn, Thomas, 1702-1775, dedicatee.
Robert Sayer and John Bennett (Firm), publisher, printseller.
- Subject (Topic)
- Administrative and political divisions
Access And Usage Rights
- The use of this image may be subject to the copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) or to site license or other rights management terms and conditions. The person using the image is liable for any infringement
- Guthorn, P.J. British maps of the American Revolution, 150 Robert Sayer and John Bennett 11, Phillips, P.L. List of maps of America in the Library of Congress, vol. 2, p. 674, Schwartz, S. Mapping of America, p. 170, and Seller, J. Maps and charts of North America and the West Indies, 1750-1789, entry 1296
- Orbis Record