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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: 434000

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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Image 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.

Creator

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

Published Date

: Octr. 19th, 1776

Item Physical Description

: 1 map ; 48 x 43 cm.

Notes

: 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." Note 2.) National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for Access to Early Maps of the Middle Atlantic Seaboard. Note 3.) NYPL copy annnotated in lower left corner in pencil: fourth state. Note 4.) Shows information to Sept. 26th 1776. Note 5.) Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings.

Standard Reference

: LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1144; Stevens & Tree. Comparative cartography, 41d

Source

: Maps of New York City and State / New York City / Whole

Location

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

Catalog Call Number

: Map Div. 01-476 [Filed with N.Y.S. Revol. Maps, Long Island]

Digital ID

: 434000

Record ID

: 252853

Digital Item Published

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

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