A plan of the north east environs of the city of New-York [map] / performed by order of His Excellency the Earl of Loudon & ca. & ca. by Saml. Holland.

Author
Holland, Samuel, 1728-1801 [Browse]
Format
Map
Language
English
Published/​Created
[New York, N.Y. : Common Council, 1859]
Description
  • Scale [ca. 1:4,700]. (W 74°01ʹ03ʺ--W 73°59ʹ31ʺ/N 40°43ʹ43ʺ--N 40°41ʹ58ʺ).
  • 1 map : mounted on cardboard ; 30 x 53 cm.

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Former owner
Library of Congress genre(s)
Getty AAT genre
Notes
  • Shows fortifications and buildings.
  • Relief shown by hachures.
  • "17th Sept. 1757."
  • "Copied from the original manuscript in the State Library at Albany."
  • "Engraved for D.T. Valentine's Manual for 1859, by Geo. Hayward, 120 Water St., N.Y."
  • A detail from a larger ms. map drawn by Samuel Holland in 1776 or 1777. cf Cohen & Augustyn, Manhattan in maps, p. 82-83.
  • Oriented with north to upper left corner.
  • Includes legend.
Provenance
Historic Maps copy is from the estate of N.B. Fox, Princeton class of 1899.
OCLC
23876796
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