Nicholas Scull Field Notes, 1741-1755

Field notes of Nicholas Scull (1687-1761) with surveying information of streets and residences in Philadelphia and vicinity.  Scull, also a cartographer, was the Surveyor General of Pennsylvania from 1748-1761 and prior to this also served as Sheriff of Philadelphia County.  His father was...

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Main Author: Scull, Nicholas (Creator)
Date:1741-01-01/1755-12-31
Dimensions:16.5 x 21.5 cm
Call Number:Am. 1359
Format: Electronic
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Online Access:https://digitallibrary.hsp.org/index.php/Detail/objects/14755
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Summary: Field notes of Nicholas Scull (1687-1761) with surveying information of streets and residences in Philadelphia and vicinity.  Scull, also a cartographer, was the Surveyor General of Pennsylvania from 1748-1761 and prior to this also served as Sheriff of Philadelphia County.  His father was a surveyor as were his three sons.  In 1737, Scull played a key role in the surveying which led to the Walking Purchase (or Treaty) between the Penn family and the Lenape.
This volume covers the years 1741-1755.  As for this volume, pages 28 to 58 are blank and were not imaged.