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A plan of New York Island, with part of Long Island, Staten Island & east New Jersey : with a particular description of the engagement on the woody heights of Long Island, between Flatbush and Brooklyn, on the 27th of August 1776 between His Majesty's forces commanded by General Howe and the Americans under Major General Putnam, shewing also the landing of the British Army on New-York Island, and the taking of the city of New-York &c. on the 15th of September following, with the subsequent disposition of both the armies

Title
A plan of New York Island, with part of Long Island, Staten Island & east New Jersey : with a particular description of the engagement on the woody heights of Long Island, between Flatbush and Brooklyn, on the 27th of August 1776 between His Majesty's forces commanded by General Howe and the Americans under Major General Putnam, shewing also the landing of the British Army on New-York Island, and the taking of the city of New-York &c. on the 15th of September following, with the subsequent disposition of both the armies / engraved & publish'd by ... Wm. Faden.
Author
Faden, William, 1750?-1836.
Publication
London : ... publish'd by Wm. Faden, successor to the late Mr. Ts. Jefferys, geographer to the King, Charing Cross, Octr. 19th, 1776.

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CartographicSupervised use Map Div. 01-476Schwarzman Building - Map Division Room 117
c. 2CartographicSupervised use Map Div. 01-1773 c. 2Schwarzman Building - Map Division Room 117
c. 3CartographicSupervised use Map Div. 01-480 c. 3Schwarzman Building - Map Division Room 117

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Description
1 map; 48 x 43 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.
  • Shows information to Sept. 26th 1776.
  • Includes "References to the battle on Long Island." and text in lower margin, "An account of the taking of the city of New York, by His Majesty's forces, on the 15th September, 1776."
Indexed In (note)
  • Stevens & Tree. Comparative cartography
  • LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789
Call Number
Map Div. 01-476
OCLC
  • 5565113
  • 45849839
Author
Faden, William, 1750?-1836.
Title
A plan of New York Island, with part of Long Island, Staten Island & east New Jersey : with a particular description of the engagement on the woody heights of Long Island, between Flatbush and Brooklyn, on the 27th of August 1776 between His Majesty's forces commanded by General Howe and the Americans under Major General Putnam, shewing also the landing of the British Army on New-York Island, and the taking of the city of New-York &c. on the 15th of September following, with the subsequent disposition of both the armies / engraved & publish'd by ... Wm. Faden.
Imprint
London : ... publish'd by Wm. Faden, successor to the late Mr. Ts. Jefferys, geographer to the King, Charing Cross, Octr. 19th, 1776.
Cartographic Data
Scale [ca. 1:85,000].
Indexed In:
Stevens & Tree. Comparative cartography, 41d
LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1144
Local Note
NYPL copy in Map Div. 01-480 annotated left of text in pencil: 2nd state.
NYPL copy in Map Div. 01-476 annotated in lower left corner in pencil: fourth state.
NYPL copy in Map Div. 01-1773 lacks text below imprint in lower margin.
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Research Call Number
Map Div. 01-476 [Filed with N.Y.S. Revolutionary Maps, Long Island]
Map Div. 01-480 [Filed with N.Y.S. Revolutionary Maps, Long Island]
Map Div. 01-1773 [Filed with N.Y.S. Revolutionary Maps, Long Island]
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