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Source:   Cartographic materials from the Emmet Collection of Manuscripts Etc. Relating to American History.


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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 / engraved & publish'd by ... Wm. Faden.

Image ID: 433997

A plan of New York Island, with part of Long Island, Staten Island & east New Jersey : with a particular description of ... (Octr. 19th. 1776)

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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 / engraved & publish'd by ... Wm. Faden.

Creator

: Faden, William, 1750?-1836 -- Engraver

Published Date

: Octr. 19th. 1776

Item Physical Description

: 1 map : hand col. ; 48 x 43 cm.

Notes

: Appears in the author's North American atlas. Note 2.) Emmet Collection ; 8094. Note 3.) In this edition most northerly place is now "Fort". "Fort Washington" is shown about three inches down from the head of New-York Island. Note 4.) Includes "References to the battle on Long Island." Note 5.) National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for Access to Early Maps of the Middle Atlantic Seaboard. Note 6.) NYPL copies lack text in lower margin. Note 7.) NYPL copy in Map Div. 01-473 annnotated in lower left corner in pencil: fifth state. Note 8.) Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Note 9.) Shows information to Sept. 25, 1776. Note 10.) Watermark.

Standard Reference

: Phillips. Maps of America, p. 361; Stevens & Tree. Comparative cartography, 41e; EM8094; LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1145

Source

: Cartographic materials from the Emmet Collection of Manuscripts Etc. Relating to American History.

Location

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

Catalog Call Number

: Map Div. 01-473 [Filed with N.Y.S. Revol. Maps, Long Island]

Digital ID

: 433997

Record ID

: 252850

Digital Item Published

: 4-8-2005; updated 3-25-2011

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