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Plan of the city of New York in North America : surveyed in the years 1766 & 1767 / B. Ratzer, lieutt. in His Majestys 60th or Royal American Regt. ; Thos. Kitchin, sculpt., engraver to His Late Royal Highness, the Duke of York, &c.

Image ID: 489837

Plan of the city of New York in North America : surveyed in the years 1766 & 1767 / B. Ratzer, lieutt. in His Majestys 6... (Jany. 12, 1776)

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Image Title

:  Plan of the city of New York in North America : surveyed in the years 1766 & 1767 / B. Ratzer, lieutt. in His Majestys 60th or Royal American Regt. ; Thos. Kitchin, sculpt., engraver to His Late Royal Highness, the Duke of York, &c.

Creator

: Ratzer, Bernard -- Cartographer

Additional Name(s)

: Faden, William, 1750?-1836 -- Engraver
Jefferys and Faden, London -- Publisher
Kitchin, Thomas, d. 1784 -- Engraver

Published Date

: Jany. 12, 1776

Item Physical Description

: 1 map on 2 sheets ; 101 x 87 cm., sheets 63 x 93 cm.

Notes

: Includes dedication to "His Excellency Sir Henry Moore, Bart., captain general and governour in chief, in and over His Majesty's Province of New York and the territories depending thereon ...," index to places of interest, and "A south west view of the city of New York, taken from the Governours Island at *." Note 2.) Appears in Faden's North American atlas. Note 3.) Author statements follow dedication. Note 4.) Copy in Map div. 97-6242: imperfect, mutilated. Parts of NE and NW missing. Note 5.) Copy in Map Div. 97-6242: Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection. Note 6.) Covers Manhattan to Midtown area and parts of Brooklyn. Note 7.) Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection ; 839a. Note 8.) National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for Access to Early Maps of the Middle Atlantic Seaboard. Note 9.) Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Note 10.) Shows ward names and boundaries.

Standard Reference

: Haskell, D.C. Manhattan maps, 332

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. 97-6242 [LHS 839a]

Digital ID

: 489837

Record ID

: 337854

Digital Item Published

: 2-26-2005; updated 3-25-2011

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