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[Maps of the Maryland-Pennsylvania boundary used as trial exhibits in the 1735 court suit brought by the Penns against Lord Baltimore to determine the official interprovincial boundary line].

Here for your browsing pleasure is a Map of the Maryland-Pennsylvania boundary used as trial exhibits in the 1735 court suit brought by the Penns against Lord Baltimore to determine the official interprovincial boundary line. It was made in 1738.

Maryland.

The maps also cover the Lower Counties (now the State of Delaware) which at the time were part of Pennsylvania. The "Virginia" map shows lines of latitude (identified) and longitude (unidentified). Common title devised by cataloger. Annoted in ink handwriting on recto by Ferdinand J. Paris (attorney for the Penn Family). The "Virginia" map is oriented with north to the right. Hand col. (light watercolor) to show the territory of Maryland. Both sheets watermarked (stylized figure of duck).

We have created this collection of photos primarily to serve as a vital educational resource. Contact curator@history-map.com for information or questions on this map.

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