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 ... [map].

Format
Map
Language
English
Published/​Created
London : Engraved & publish'd ... by Wm. Faden ..., Octr. 19th, 1776.
Description
  • Scale [ca. 1:85,000]. (W 74°13ʹ19ʺ--W 73°45ʹ25ʺ/N 40°58ʹ14ʺ--N 40°38ʹ48ʺ).
  • 1 map : hand col. ; 48 x 43 cm., on sheet 75 x 53 cm.

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Subject(s)
Former owner
Library of Congress genre(s)
Getty AAT genre
Notes
  • Relief shown by hachures; depths shown by soundings.
  • Later state of the plate with additional military information; northernmost point lettered, "Fort."
  • On large paper with printed text in 4 columns below. Text reset from earlier state and title altered. Title of text: An account of the proceedings of His Majesty's forces at the attack of the rebels works on Long Island ...
  • Engraved plan.
  • In lower right-hand corner: Engraved by W. Faden, (successor to the late Mr. Jefferys, geographer to the King) the corner of St. Martin's-Lane, Charing-Cross, and to be had of Mr. Wallis bookseller in Ludgate-Street.
  • References: Stevens & Tree, no. 41(e); Nebenzahl, no. 107n; Phillips, Atlases 1207, no. [18].
Provenance
Historic Maps copy is from the estate of N.B. Fox, Princeton class of 1899.
Place name(s)
England London.
OCLC
610567251
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