Mason-Dixon Line papers

These papers include the original warrant of William Penn to Isaac Taylor and Thomas Pierson to survey the line between Chester County and New Castle County, Del., 1701-1705 (Am .2349); diary of John Watson, assistant surveyor to the Commissioners of the Province of Pennsylvania, on the determinatio...

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Corporate Author: Mason-Dixon Line (Creator)
Collection:Mason-Dixon Line Papers
Collection Number:Am.233
Format: Manuscript
Language:English
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520 |a These papers include the original warrant of William Penn to Isaac Taylor and Thomas Pierson to survey the line between Chester County and New Castle County, Del., 1701-1705 (Am .2349); diary of John Watson, assistant surveyor to the Commissioners of the Province of Pennsylvania, on the determination of the 12-mile circle at New Castle and running the east-west boundary lines from Cape Henlopen, Del., 1750-1751(Am .233); the original manuscripts of the Mason and Dixon surveys, including the one that established the boundary line between Pennsylvania and Maryland, 1763-1768 (Am .235); and Samuel Lightfoot's survey of the Mason-Dixon line, 1850 (Am .2351). 
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650 7 |a Geography--19th century  |2 Local sources 
650 7 |a Indian--White Relations--18th century  |2 Local sources 
650 7 |a Land surveys--Pennsylvania--18th century.  |2 Local sources 
650 7 |a Pennsylvania--Politics and government--18th century  |2 Local sources 
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