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Map of a Region between Passaic and Raritan Rivers, 1741
Collection Description & Creator Information
- Scope and Contents
Manuscript map (true copy), pen-and-ink on paper, with some wash color. Scale: 100 chains = 1 inch. Shows area between Staten Island on the east, the Raritan River on the south, the Passaic River on the north, and the north branch of the Passaic River on the east. Elizabeth Town and Newark Bay are noted. A key identifies a dozen other features of the map. On verso, a lengthy note explains the legal purpose of this map made by William Parsons and Edward Scull in a case (James Penn vs. John Chambers) before the Supreme Court, Somerset, 17 August 1741.
Organized by manuscript map number.
No appraisal information is available.
- Processing Information
This collection was processed by John Delaney in March 2009. Finding aid written by John Delaney in March 2009.
In 2022, restrictions on materials were lifted as part of a restrictions review project.
Access & Use
- Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research.
- Conditions Governing Use
Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.
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- Credit this material:
Map of a Region between Passaic and Raritan Rivers; Manuscript Maps Collection, C1311, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
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