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Cholera Epidemics in the 19th Century

The Great Plague of London, 1665

The Boston Smallpox Epidemic, 1721

“Pestilence” and the Printed Books of the Late 15th Century

Spanish Influenza in North America, 1918–1919

Syphilis, 1494–1923

Tropical Diseases and the Construction of the Panama Canal, 1904–1914

Tuberculosis in Europe and North America, 1800–1922

The Yellow Fever Epidemic in Philadelphia, 1793

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Title
This plan of the city of Philadelphia and it's environs (shewing the improved parts) is dedicated to the mayor, aldermen and citizens thereof / by their most obedient servant John Hills surveyor and draughtsman ; May 30th 1796 ; engraved by John Cooke of Hendon Middlesex near London.
Plan of the city of Philadelphia and its environs
Scale
[1:7,200]
Name/Creator
Hills, John, surveyor, creator
Cooke, John, of Hendon
Clarkson, Matthew, 1733-1800
HOLLIS IDDigital Object
[Harvard Geospatial Library georeferenced image]  http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:HUL.gisdata:009923835 
Digital ObjectDigital ObjectLocation
Networked Resource

Map Coll (Pusey)
Place of Origin
Philadelphia
Publisher
Published and Sold by John Hills Surveyor and Draughtsman
Language
English
Description
1 map ; 67 x 94 cm.
Form/Genre
cartographic

map

Maps

Early works to 1800
Subject
Philadelphia Region (Pa.) -- Maps -- Early works to 1800

Category
The Yellow Fever Epidemic in Philadelphia, 1793

Maps and Atlases

Note
Covers Schuylkill to the Delaware Rivers ; part of Moyamnsing to Kingsinton.

Shows names of streets, roads, drainage and points of interest.

Relief shown by hachures.

Next to title, engraving: The Seal of the City of Philadelphia.

At left margin, printed inscription, dated Sept. 5, 1796, from Matthew Clarkson, Mayor of Philadelphia.

Includes references to points of interest.


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