1. Map of Chester County Townships in 1712: From the Chester County Archives, online at https://www.chesco.org/1573/Atlases-and-Maps
5. Lands of the London Company, surveyed 1709. North is to the right, West is up. From the Pennsylvania Archives and Fold3.com: “London Land Company Survey of 5,000 Acres, Chester County. Surveyed by Thomas Fairman, August 19, . Printed, in color. Laminated, 1 section. From: Published Pennsylvania Archives, 3rd Series, "Appendix I-X," No. 16.
6. Chillas Map of Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Delaware in 1739, showing the London Company lands and the Nottingham Lots. In the original, North is to the right and West is up, but this image has been rotated so that North is up. Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "A map of part of the Province of Pennsylvania and of the counties of Newcastle, Kent and Sussex on Delaware: showing the temporary limits of the jurisdiction of Pennsylvania and Maryland, fixed according to an order of his Majesty in Council, dated the 25 day of May in the year 1738 : surveyed in the year 1739" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1852. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/556949a0-c476-0134-f71f-00505686a51c
8. New Munster and the Society Tract, 1763. North is to the left, East is up. New Munster is now largely in Maryland, but part of it extended into S Franklin Township. From the Pennsylvania Archives and Fold3.com: “Tracts of Land called New Munster and Society, December 13, 1763. Shows: mill, dwelling house, Rankin's field. Printed, in color. Laminated, 1 section. From: Published Pennsylvania Archives, 3rd Series, "Appendix I-X," No. 12.”
10. The Lands of George McCleave, later of Benjamin Franklin, 1760s and 1770s. Plotted on a modern-day map of Franklin Township by the Franklin Township Historical Commission, based on information in the Chester County Historical Society archives.
12. New London Township, which then included Franklin Township, detail from the 1847 Painter-Bowen map of Chester County, available from the Library of Congress: https://www.loc.gov/item/2012592159/
13. Franklin Township, detail from the 1856 T. J. Kennedy map of Chester County, available from the Library of Congress: https://www.loc.gov/item/2012590186/
14. Franklin Township, detail from the 1860 T. J. Kennedy map of Chester County, available from the Library of Congress: https://www.loc.gov/item/2003627062/
18. Composite map topographical map of 1896 and 1906, prepared of by the Franklin Township Historical Commission, from the U. S. Geological Survey maps. The northern portion of the map is from 1906, the southern from 1896, with the suture of the two maps occurring east to west in the vicinity of Kemblesville (which is why the village is labeled twice).
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