Lewis Evans : to which is added Evans' A brief account of Pennsylvania, together with facsimiles of his Geographical, historical, political, philosophical, and mechanical essays, numbers I and II ... Also facsimiles of Evans' maps / by Lawrence Henry

; Evans, Lewis, 1700?-1756. Geographical, historical, political, philosophical and mechanical essays ; Evans, Lewis, 1700?-1756. Brief account of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia : Historical Society of Pennsylvania, 1939.

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George Washington
WRLC Shared Collections Facility
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Other Authors Evans, Lewis, 1700?-1756.
Evans, Lewis, 1700?-1756.
Subjects Boundaries.
Evans, Lewis, 1700?-1756.
Iroquois Indians.
Maryland -- Boundaries -- Pennsylvania.
Middle Atlantic States -- Description and travel.
Middle Atlantic States -- Maps.
Middle Atlantic States.
Ohio River Valley -- Description and travel.
Ohio River Valley -- Maps.
Ohio River Valley.
Pennsylvania -- Boundaries -- Maryland.
Pennsylvania -- Description and travel.
Politics and government.
United States -- History -- French and Indian War, 1754-1763.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1754-1763.
United States.
Description 8 preliminary leaves, 246 pages including 5 maps (4 folded) : frontispiece (folded map) ; 31 cm
Copyright Date 1939.
Notes "As to ... 'A brief account of Pennsylvania' which is presented herewith, two copies of this are in existence, neither of which is the original manuscript: the so-called George Fox copy, belonging to the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, and the Du Simitiè€re copy, possessed by the Library Company of Philadelphia ... The text of the Fox copy has been followed."--Preface.
Contents pt. 1. Early scientific activities in Pennsylvania. The mapping of the middle Atlantic region, 1749. Pennsylvania boundary disputes. The mapping of the Ohio valley in 1755. The passing of Evans and the early history of his maps. -- part 2. A brief account of Pennsylvania, 1753. -- part 3. Facsimile of Evans' "Analysis number I," 1755. Facsimile of Evans' "Analysis number II," 1756. -- part 4. A map of the Indian working purchase, 1737. A map of Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York and the three Delaware counties, 1749. A revision of the 1732 edition of the foregoing map of 1749. Evans' Map of the middle Atlantic region drawn for Peter Kalm in 1750. A map of the area in dispute between Pennsylvania and Maryland, 1753. A general map of the middle British colonies, 1755.
Genre History.
Geographic Area Pennsylvania
Middle Atlantic States
Ohio River
United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)192890
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Gipson, Lawrence Henry, 1880-1971.
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