Pennsylvania 1770 - APSdigobj3576 ITEM #US1609001

Pennsylvania 1770 - APSdigobj3576

From Pennsylvania 1770, Pennsylvania
Published by Scull, William in 1770

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Full Title: To the Honorable Thomas Penn and Richard Penn . . . and to John Penn . . . map of the province of Pennsylvania.; Creator: Scull, William; Date: [1770 April 4]; Publisher: Philadelphia: James Nevil: 1770 [4 April 1770]; Contributor: Dawkins, Henry; Description: ; Notes: William Scull, of West Jersey, sent 13 August 1768 to the American Society, through John Morgan, his proposals for publishing a "Map of the province of Pennsylvania from a more exact Survey and on a larger Scale than any yet extant." He asked that if agreeable a Committee be appointed by the Society to examine into the Accuracy of the performance, and Report accordingly.That if found by the Society worthy of Notice, they would grant him the Liberty of dedicating the Same to the Society in conjunction with the philosophical Society.That an Advertisement be printed in which he desires may be inserted the Minute of this Society as a Recommendation of his Undertaking to the public.That as it will be attended with considerable Expense, the Society to give him all the Assistance they are able in the Sale of his Map [APS Minutes].Several members of the Society are thanked by Scull for their help.Wheat: 425 ; Language: English; APS Digital ID: APSdigobj3576

Map Information

Full Title: Pennsylvania 1770 - APSdigobj3576
Full Atlas Title: Pennsylvania 1770
State: Pennsylvania
Location 1: North America
Location 2: United States, Pennsylvania
Publish Date: 1770
Publisher: Scull, William
Number Maps in the Atlas: 1
Map Original Width: 32.67"
Map Original Height: 22.62"
Item Number: US1609001
Collection: Historic Map Works Rare Historic Maps Collection
Image Quality: High quality scan of original that is perfect for printed fine-art quality reproduction.
Source Institution:

© American Philosophical Society, Philadelphia, PA, USA

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