Maps A survey of the city of Philadelphia and its environs shewing the several works constructed by His Majesty's troops, under the command of Sir William Howe, since their possession of that city 26th. September 1777, comprehending likewise the attacks against Fort Mifflin on Mud Island, and until it's reduction, 16th November 1777.

Format Maps
Contributors Montrésor, John
Nicole, Pierre
Dates 1777
Location Fort Mifflin
Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
United States
Language English
Subjects Early Works to 1800
Fort Mifflin (Philadelphia)
Fort Mifflin (Philadelphia, Pa.)
History
Maps
Maps, Manuscript
Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
Philadelphia (Pa.)
Revolution
United States
Title
A survey of the city of Philadelphia and its environs shewing the several works constructed by His Majesty's troops, under the command of Sir William Howe, since their possession of that city 26th. September 1777, comprehending likewise the attacks against Fort Mifflin on Mud Island, and until it's reduction, 16th November 1777.
Contributor Names
Nicole, Pierre, -1784.
Montrésor, John, 1736-1799.
Created / Published
[1777?]
Subject Headings
-  Philadelphia (Pa.)--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
-  Fort Mifflin (Philadelphia, Pa.)--Maps--Early works to 1800
-  United States--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia
-  United States--Pennsylvania--Fort Mifflin (Philadelphia)
Notes
-  Scale 1:14,400; 400 yards to an in.
-  Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor.
-  Relief shown by shading.
-  Annotated: John Montresor, chief engineer.
-  Map sections individually titled: Fort Mifflin on Great Mud Island [1:2,400]--Plan of the attacks against the rebels works on Mud Island surrender'd 16. November 1777 [1:7,200]--View of the rebel fort and works, on Mud Island comprehending Red-Bank on the Jersey shore; taken from * in front of the 6 gun battery Elevation of the commanding officer's house Section through A:B [1:600].
-  LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1315
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
-  Vault
-  AACR2
Medium
col. map; 151 x 89 cm.
Call Number
G3824.P5S3 1777 .N5
Repository
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
Digital Id
g3824p ar302200 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g3824p.ar302200
Library of Congress Catalog Number
gm71000933
http://lccn.loc.gov/gm71000933

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