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From Baltimore past Elkridge till past Rawling's Tavern. No 124, H
From Baltimore past Elk Ridge till Past Rawling's Tavn. H No 124
Route to York in Virginia, A B C D E F G H I K L M [N O P Q] R S T U. 124
From Baltimore past Elk Ridge till Past Rawling's Tavn
Route to York in Virginia, A B C D E F G H I K L M [N O P Q] R S T U
Rough draughts of surveys, begun A.D. 1778 ; 124, H
Erskine, Robert1735-1780De Witt, Simeon1756-1834De Witt, Richard VarrickUnited StatesContinental Army.Surveying Dept.
Revolution, 1775-178318th century
(W 76⁰44ʹ--W 76⁰35ʹ/N 39⁰17ʹ--N 39⁰01ʹ).
MarylandBaltimore (Md.)Baltimore County (Md.)Howard County (Md.)Anne Arundel County (Md.)
Early works to 1800.
1 map : ms. ; 93 x 48, on sheet 49 x 61 cm.
Military topographic map; right segment is north of the left one. Covers the City of Baltimore and the counties of Baltimore, Howard and Anne Arundel in Maryland. Shows roads running through Baltimore, Elkridge, BWI Airport and Doors Corner, and Crownsville. Also shows buildings, 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 contemporaneous with map and may be cited as such. Index title, statement of responsibility, series title and series numbering also contemporaneous, but on separate index sheet filed at head of series.
Date 1781 inferred by cataloger.
Pen-and-ink, pencil on laid paper.
Watermark: " J WHATMAN" accompanied by crest (no pendent initials)
Soiled, creased and abraded. Mounted on cloth, bound and cropped, disbound and silked by subsequent owners. Cleaned after removal of backings 1999; some fill remains. Sheathed in mylar.