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Road from Bristol to Kingsington. No 87, D
Road from Bristol to near Kingsington. No. 87. D
Road from near Somerset [Court] house by Penny town, [to the] Different Ferrys to Trenton, to Bristol Philadelphia, Coopers Ferry, Mount holly, Allenstown, Cranburry & Brunswick A, B, C, D, E, F, G, & H. & from Chestnut Hill to Philada. 87
Road from Bristol to near Kingsington
Road from near Somerset [Court] house by Penny town, [to the] Different Ferrys to Trenton, to Bristol Philadelphia, Coopers Ferry, Mount holly, Allenstown, Cranburry & Brunswick A, B, C, D, E, F, G, & H. & from Chestnut Hill to Philada
Rough draughts of surveys, begun A.D. 1778 ; 87, D
Erskine, Robert1735-1780De Witt, Simeon1756-1834De Witt, Richard VarrickUnited StatesContinental Army.Surveying Dept.
Revolution, 1775-178318th century
(W 75⁰05ʹ--W 74⁰51ʹ/N 40⁰06ʹ--N 39⁰59ʹ).
PennsylvaniaDelaware River Valley (N.Y.-Del. and N.J.)Bucks County (Pa.)Philadelphia (Pa.)
Early works to 1800.
1 map : ms. ; 55 x 76 cm.
Military topographic map. Covers the city of Philadelphia and the townships of Bristol and Bensalem in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. Shows roads running through Bristol, Eddington, Maud, Andalusia, Holmesburg and Frankford, now in Philadelphia. Also shows buildings and owners' names, landforms and streams.
Shows relief by hachures.
Title proper from recto is the work of a later editor--Simeon DeWitt or his assign--subsequent to 1820. Title from verso is in Erskine's hand and may be cited as such. Index title, statement of responsibility, date, series title and series numbering also by Erskine, but on separate index sheet filed at head of series.
Pen-and-ink, pencil on laid paper.
Watermark: "J WHATMAN" accompanied by "GR" under shield; similar to Gravell and Miller foreign watermarks nos. 751 and 301.
Soiled, creased, torn, frayed and abraded. Mounted on cloth, cropped, bound, disbound and silked by subsequent owners. Cleaned after removal of backings 1999; some fill remains. Lined with China paper. Sheathed in mylar.
In pencil on recto: "No 87 D"