Item: Plan of Say Burial Ground

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Record Number: 2865
Call number: K: 1-10.1
Box Number: 1/1-39
Reproduction restrictions: None
Painter: David J. Kennedy
Relates to: Benjamin Say, Thomas Say, Joseph Hiester
Address: West Side of 3rd Street Below Arch Street
Philadelphia Pennsylvania United States
View Format: Watercolor,Manuscript
Dimensions: Dimensions of Image, 19 by 20 cm.
Inscription text: Plan of the Say Burial Ground, West side of 3rd St. below Arch.
Inscription location: Front bottom of left document, first image
Inscription text: Erected by the members of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia in memory of Thomas Say (one of its founders) in New Harmony Indiana. Cut by J. Struthers & Son Philadelphia.
Inscription location: Right document, first image
Image description: First image contains two documents. On the left is a watercolor image of the Say family burial ground, indicating dimensions, placement of graves, a vault, the front entrance, and a willow tree. On the right is an inscription remembering Thomas Say. The second image contains letters from Pennsylvania Governor Joseph Hiester and Robert Milner regarding Benjamin Say's status as Captain of the Second Troop of City Cavalry of the Militia of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.