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The President's House in Philadelphia

Burnt House Plan: The property as it was in 1781

"Richd Penn's Burnt House Lot — Philadelphia." This groundplan seems to show the property as it was in 1781 when Robert Morris contracted to buy it. Unknown draftsman, ca. 1785. RG-17 Land Office Map Collection, Pennsylvania State Archives.

Burnt House Lot

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