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Map of Pennsylvania During the Colonial Days (1705)

This is an original map created in 1705 which shows parts of Pennsylvania. The map is titled, "A map of the improved part of the Province of Pennsilvania in America : begun by Wil. Penn, Proprietary & Governour thereof anno 1681 / by Tho. Holme, Survey'r Gen'l ; F. Lamb sculp." and has caption, "Map of the Province of Pennsilvania containing the three countyes of Chester, Philadelphia & Bucks : as far as yet surveyed and laid out, ye divisions or distinctions made by ye different coullers, respects the settlements by way of townships ". Statement of dedication at upper left: To the worthey William Penn Esq., Proprietor of Pennsilvania in America, this map is humbly dedicated by Iohn Thornton & Robert Greene. Shows rural landholders' names, lot lines, and proprietary manors. Includes inset of "The city of Philadelphia" and Penn coat-of-arms.

 

 

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