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Map of New-York Bay and Harbor and the environs : [with colored manuscript additions to show positions of troops and fleets at the Battle of Long Island, 1776]

Title
Map of New-York Bay and Harbor and the environs : [with colored manuscript additions to show positions of troops and fleets at the Battle of Long Island, 1776] / founded upon a trigonometrical survey under the direction of F.R. Hassler, superintendent of the Survey of the Coast of the United States ; triangulation by James Ferguson and Edmund Blunt, assistants ; the hydrography under the direction of Thomas R. Gedney, lieutenant U.S. Navy ; the topography by C. Renard, T.A. Jenkins & B.F. Sands assists. ; A.D. Bache superintendent ; verified by Lieut. A.A. Humphreys, topl. engrs. assistant, U.S. Coast Survey.
Author
United States Coast Survey.
Publication
[Washington, D.C.] : Survey of the Coast of the United States, 1845.

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CartographicSupervised use Map Div. 01-1767Schwarzman Building M1A - Map Division Room 117

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Description
1 map; 61 x 88 cm.
Donor/Sponsor
National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for Access to Early Maps of the Middle Atlantic Seaboard.
Subjects
Note
  • Relief shown by hachures; depths shown by soundings.
  • "Topography engraved by S. Siebert & A. Rolle; views engraved by O.A. Lawson ; engraving supervised & views of the coast drawn by J. Farley ; hydrography engraved by F. Dankworth ; lettering by F. Dankworth & J. Knight."
  • Prime meridians: New York and Greenwich.
  • In upper right margin: Electrotype copy no. 7, by G. Mathiot U.S.C.S.
  • Annotated with red and blue ink to show positions of troops and fleets at the Battle of Long Island.
  • Includes text, table of currents, and 4 coastal panoramas.
Call Number
Map Div. 01-1767
Author
United States Coast Survey.
Title
Map of New-York Bay and Harbor and the environs : [with colored manuscript additions to show positions of troops and fleets at the Battle of Long Island, 1776] / founded upon a trigonometrical survey under the direction of F.R. Hassler, superintendent of the Survey of the Coast of the United States ; triangulation by James Ferguson and Edmund Blunt, assistants ; the hydrography under the direction of Thomas R. Gedney, lieutenant U.S. Navy ; the topography by C. Renard, T.A. Jenkins & B.F. Sands assists. ; A.D. Bache superintendent ; verified by Lieut. A.A. Humphreys, topl. engrs. assistant, U.S. Coast Survey.
Imprint
[Washington, D.C.] : Survey of the Coast of the United States, 1845.
Cartographic Data
Scale 1:80,000 (W 74⁰19ʹ--W 73⁰28ʹ/N 40⁰45ʹ--N 40⁰18ʹ).
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Hassler, F. R. (Ferdinand Rudolph), 1770-1843.
Ferguson, James, 1797-1867.
Blunt, Edmund M.
Gedney, Thomas R.
Renard, C.
Jenkins, T.A.
Sands, B. F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1811-1883.
Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas), 1806-1867.
Humphreys, A. A. (Andrew Atkinson), 1810-1883.
Siebert, Selmar.
Rollé, A.
Lawson, Oscar A., 1813-1854.
Farley, John, 1802 or 1803-1874.
Dankworth, Frederick, approximately 1804-
Knight, J. (Jonathan), 1787-1858.
Mathiot, G.
Added Title
National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for Access to Early Maps of the Middle Atlantic Seaboard.
Research Call Number
Map Div. 01-1767 [Filed with N.Y.S. Rev. War. Long Island Battle of, 1776]
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