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The Line between Pennsylvania & Maryland. No 127
The line between Pennsylvania and Maryland. 127
Line between Pennsylvania & Maryl[and]. 127
The line between Pennsylvania and Maryland
Line between Pennsylvania & Maryl[and]
Rough draughts of surveys, begun A.D. 1778 ; 127
De Witt, Simeon
De Witt, Richard Varrick
Heusser, Albert H. George Washington's map maker,
(W 80⁰05ʹ--W 74⁰30ʹ/N 40⁰45ʹ--N 39⁰30ʹ).
PennsylvaniaMarylandWest VirginiaMason-Dixon Line
Early works to 1800.
1 map : ms. ; 43 x 61 cm.
Military topographic map. Map also shows that Fort Pitt is within the western boundary of Pennsylvania. Shows landforms and streams intersecting the southern but not the western border.
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 from separate index sheet filed at head of series is also contemporaneous. This entry was transcribed by Heusser and is still legible under longwave ultraviolet light. Statement of responsibility, series title and series numbering from the same index.
Date of situation ca. 1772--cf. Hindle, Brooke. David Rittenhouse. Princeton: 1964, p. 92ff.
Pen-and-ink, pencil on laid paper.
Watermark: "J WHATMAN"
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.
In pencil on recto: "No 127"