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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.

Image ID: 433990

A plan of the city of New-York & its environs : to Greenwich, on the North or Hudsons River, and to Crown Point, on the ... ([1775])

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:  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.

Creator(s)

: Montrésor, John, 1736-1799  -- Engineer
Andrews, Peter, fl. 1765-1782 -- Engraver

Additional Name(s)

: Dury, Andrew -- Publisher

Published Date

: [1775]

Item Physical Description

: 1 map : hand col. ; 63 x 52 cm.

Notes

: "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." Note 2.) 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. Note 3.) Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection ; 840. Note 4.) National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for Access to Early Maps of the Middle Atlantic Seaboard. Note 5.) Oriented with north to upper right corner. Note 6.) Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings on inset. Note 7.) Described in Cohen's Manhattan in maps, 1527-1995, p. 72.

Standard Reference

: Stokes, I. N. P. Iconography of Manhattan Island, I, pl. 40, p. 339-340

Source

: Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection of English maps, charts, globes, books and atlases / Charts and maps

Location

: Stephen A. Schwarzman Building / The Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division

Catalog Call Number

: Map Div. 01-302 [Filed with NYC 1775]

Digital ID

: 433990

Record ID

: 252843

Digital Item Published

: 2-3-2004; updated 3-25-2011

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