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From the Head of Elk to the Brick Meet'g House. No 124, C
From the Head of Elk to the Brick Meeting House. No- 124 C
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 the Head of Elk to the Brick Meeting House
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, C
De Witt, Simeon
De Witt, Richard Varrick
(W 75⁰59ʹ--W 75⁰48ʹ/N 39⁰43ʹ--N 39⁰35ʹ).
MarylandCecil County (Md.)
Early works to 1800.
1 map : ms. ; 61 x 11 cm., on sheet 49 x 61 cm.
Military topographic map. Covers Cecil County, Maryland. Shows roads running through Elkton, Eder, Mechanic Valley and Calvert. 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 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)
Stained, 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.
Continuation of main map in inset includes text: "NB This joins with Sculls surveys." Indeed, this entire sheet is a spur towards Lancaster, Pennslyvania continguous with maps 130,1st and 130,2nd. For the continuation of 124,B, see 124,D.