A plan of the city of New-York & its environs : to Greenwich, on the North or Hudsons River, and to Crown Point, on the East or Sound River, shewing the several streets, publick buildings, docks, fort & battery, with the true form & course of the commanding grounds, with and without the town : survey'd in the winter, 1775 [i.e. 1766]

Title
A plan of the city of New-York & its environs : to Greenwich, on the North or Hudsons River, and to Crown Point, on the East or Sound River, shewing the several streets, publick buildings, docks, fort & battery, with the true form & course of the commanding grounds, with and without the town : survey'd in the winter, 1775 [i.e. 1766] / John Montresor, engineer ; P. Andrews, sculp.
Author
Montrésor, John, 1736-1799.
Publication
[London] : Sold by A. Dury, Dukes Court, St. Martins Lane, [1775]
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CartographicSupervised useCheck with staffMap Div. 01-302Schwarzman Building M1A - Map Division Room 117
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Description
1 map : hand col.; 63 x 52 cm.
Donor/Sponsor
  • Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection ; 840.
  • National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for Access to Early Maps of the Middle Atlantic Seaboard.
Note
  • Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings on inset.
  • Oriented with north to upper right corner.
  • "To the Honble. Thos. Gage, Esqr., Major General and Commander in Chief of His Majesty's forces in North America, and Colonel of the 22d regiment of foot, this plan is most humbly inscribd by his obedient servant."
  • Described in Cohen's Manhattan in maps, 1527-1995, p. 72.
  • Includes descriptive note, "References," and inset "A chart of the entrance to New York from Sandy Hook, shewing the properest channel for sailing, with ye banks and depths of water," ca. 1:128,000.
Indexed In (note)
  • Stokes, I. N. P. Iconography of Manhattan Island,
Call Number
Map Div. 01-302
LCCN
74692879
Author
Montrésor, John, 1736-1799.
Title
A plan of the city of New-York & its environs : to Greenwich, on the North or Hudsons River, and to Crown Point, on the East or Sound River, shewing the several streets, publick buildings, docks, fort & battery, with the true form & course of the commanding grounds, with and without the town : survey'd in the winter, 1775 [i.e. 1766] / John Montresor, engineer ; P. Andrews, sculp.
Imprint
[London] : Sold by A. Dury, Dukes Court, St. Martins Lane, [1775]
Cartographic Data
Scale [ca. 1:6,300].
Indexed In:
Stokes, I. N. P. Iconography of Manhattan Island, I, pl. 40, p. 339-340
Local Note
Copy in Map Div. 97-6200 uncolored, in wooden frame.
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Added Author
Andrews, Peter, active 1765-1782.
Dury, Andrew.
Added Title
Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection ; 840.
National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for Access to Early Maps of the Middle Atlantic Seaboard.
Research Call Number
Map Div. 01-302 [Filed with NYC 1775 Montresor maps]
Map Div. 97-6200 [LHS 840; framed]
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