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  • [New York Island and East Jersey. Unfinished.

    Scale ca. 1:17,000. Title from manuscript catalog of the Peter Force map collection. Variant title in Philip Lee Phillips' A list of maps of America: Topography of upper part of Manhattan Island from about 85th St. to about the Van Cortlandt Manor house, above King's bridge. 1777-1780. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by shading. Shows detailed topography of Manhattan Island north of Hell ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1770
  • [Plan de New-York et les environs.

    Scale ca. 1:82,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. "Legende" indicates earthworks, forts, etc. with indication of number of soldiers to man them. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1214 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 651/1; 650/2; 651/3

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1781
  • [Powder horn with hand-drawn map of the Hudson River (above Albany), Mohawk River, Niagara region, and Lake Ontario in New York Province].

    Untitled pictorial depiction of rivers and fortifications on conical powder horn. Present title devised by cataloguer. Manuscript: Black/brown inks on bovine horn, shellacked. Has pewter pouring spout attached at narrow end and hinged pewter cap attached at wide end. Housed on wooden base covered by clear plastic box casement screwed-on to base at bottom. Photograph of this horn is in "Journal of the military ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1770
  • Novi Belgii Novæque Angliæ : nec non partis Virginiæ tabula multis in locis emendata /

    Stokes, Iconography, p. 147 (vol. 1), lists dates as 1651-55. See Map collectors circle, #24. Phillips, 465 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes view "Nieuw Amsterdam op t eylant Manhattans." Vault

    • Contributor: Visscher, Nicolaes
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 169?
  • The city of New York.

    Perspective map not drawn to scale. Bird's-eye-view. "Supplement to The Cottager." Indexed for points of interest. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Panoramic maps, 601 AACR2: 651

    • Contributor: Williams, J. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1879
  • New York and Brooklyn.

    Perspective map not drawn to scale. Bird's-eye-view. Shows points of interest. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 596 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2

    • Contributor: Parsons & Atwater
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1875
  • New York und Umgegend.

    Perspective map not drawn to scale. Bird's-eye-view. At end of title: Prämie zum sechszehnten Bande des New Yorker Belletristischen [Jo]urnals. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 594.7 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Indexed for points of interest. LC copy imperfect: Sections of margins and index missing. AACR2: 651/1; 700/1

    • Contributor: Lexow, R.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1867
  • Sketch of the Heights of Kingsbridge, with the proposed redouts couloured yellow.

    Scale ca. 1:7,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Oriented with north to the left. Relief shown by hachures and shading. Shows proposed British redoubts, "rebel redout," and "Fort Independence." In upper margin: No. 7. Stamped on verso: Montresor. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1166 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • Topographical map of the city and county of New-York, and the adjacent country : with views in the border of the principal buildings, and interesting scenery of the island.

    Relief shown by hachures. Shows wards, physical features, and various places of interest. "Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1836 by J.H. Colton & Co. in the Clerks Office of the District Court of the Southern District of New York." Appears to be an intermediate state between those cited by Stokes as first and second states. Madison Square shown but not ...

    • Contributor: J.H. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1836
  • [Map of defenses of New York Island from Fort Washington to Fort Independence, with redoubts, etc. planned between.

    Scale ca. 1:9,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by hachures. Shows earthworks and troops on New York Island and redoubts above Kingsbridge proposed by the British in 1777. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1163 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • Gray's aero view of the port of New York /

    Raised relief model. Relief model pressed into cardboard. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Gray, C. P.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1913
  • New York and Brooklyn, with Jersey City and Hoboken water front.

    Perspective map not drawn to scale. Bird's-eye-view. Shows points of interest. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 598 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2

    • Contributor: Parsons & Atwater
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1877
  • The provinces of New York and New Jersey; with part of Pensilvania, and the province of Quebec.

    Scale ca. 1:650,000. Hand colored. LC copy deteriorated in margins. Relief shown pictorially. Shows administrative divisions. Insets: A chart of the mouth of Hudson's River, from Sandy Hook to New York.--A plan of the city of New York.--Plan of Amboy, with its environs, from an actual survey. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1043 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as ...

    • Contributor: Holland, Samuel
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • Plan of The Narrows, shewing the channel, shoal, depth of water, and the several battery's proposed on each side to prevent an enemy's sailing up to New York.

    Scale 1:6,000; 500 ft. to an in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by shading. Depths shown by soundings. Includes "Explanation." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1155 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • The city of New York.

    Perspective map not drawn to scale. Bird's-eye-view. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 599 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes illus., index to points of interest, directory, view of "Manhattan Beach," and map "New York & Manhatten Beach R.R. & branches." AACR2: 651/1

    • Contributor: Taylor, Will L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1879
  • Reconnoissance des ouvrages du nord de l'Isle de Newyork dont on a déterminé géometriquement les principaux points le 22 et le 23 juillet.

    Scale ca. 1:10,300; échelle de 600 toises = 94 cm. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Relief shown by hachures. Shows forts and redoubts. Indexed. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1215 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 650/1; 651/2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1781
  • Fort Washington, head of Harlem River.

    Scale not given. Manuscript; pen-and-ink. Relief shown by hachures. Shows military troop positions. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1812
  • 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, ...

    Scale ca. 1:6,300. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by form lines. Dedicated to Major Gen. Thos. Gage. 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. Stokes, I. N. P. Iconography of Manhattan Island. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, ...

    • Contributor: Montrésor, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • [New York Island. Military; unfinished.

    Scale ca. 1:9,500. Title from manuscript catalog of Peter Force map collection. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Shows fortifications and redoubts north of the vicinity of Hell Gate before the battle of Harlem Heights and Fort Lee and Fort Independence. No names. On verso in manuscript: Philadelphia & Forts Clinton & Montgomery. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1158 Available also through the ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • A plan of the city and environs of New York in North America.

    General street map showing selected letter-keyed buildings in built-up area and field lines with generalized land use in rural areas. Relief shown by hachures. Also shows "Road to Kings Bridge where the Rebels mean to make a stand" and "Road to Kepps Bay where the Kings troops landed". Also covers rural part of Manhattan Island up to present-day 14th Street and small parts of ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • Plan of the city of New York.

    Scale ca. 1:13,000. Hand colored. Shows ward boundaries. Includes index to buildings. Wheat & Brun. Maps and Charts (1978 ed.) 387 LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1113 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 651/1; 651/2; 700

    • Contributor: McComb, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1789
  • [Map of New York Island and vicinity.

    Scale 1:126,720; 1/2 an in. to a mile. Manuscript, pen-and-ink tracing "copied from a map found among the Heath papers in the hands of Amos A. Lawrence, Esq. of Boston, by Henry Stevens, Jr." The Heath papers are now in the Massachusetts Historical Society collections. Area extends from above Dobbs Ferry to Red Hook in Long Island, from Hackensack River to Bynam's River. Shows ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1840
  • 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, ...

    Scale ca. 1:6,300. Dedicated "To the Honble. Thos. Gage ... " Relief shown by hachures. Includes text, index to points of interest, 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. Stokes, Issac Newton Phelps. Iconography of Manhattan Island. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, ...

    • Contributor: Montrésor, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1766
  • New York to New Rochelle : from Christopher Colles's survey of U.S. roads 1789.

    Highway strip maps showing milestones, buildings, and householders' names. Orientation differs. Facimiles of the first 2 maps in Christopher Colles's "A survey of the roads of the United States of America" published in 1789. Original version: [New York? : Christopher Colles], 1789. LC copy imperfect: Fold-lined, torn at fold lines, rubber-stamped, affixed to stiff-paper backing. Each principal map is printed in 3 contiguous segments. ...

    • Contributor: Colles, Christopher
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 18??
  • Reconnoissance, juillet 1781.

    Scale ca. 1:18,400; 700 t[oises] = 75 mm. Alternate title from Philip Lee Phillips' A list of maps of America: Reconnoissance juillet 1781. Ouvrages et redoutes-Morisania [continent] îles de New York, Montresor et Buchanan. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Oriented with north to the right. Relief shown by hachures. Shows fortifications on "Isle de New York" in vicinity of Hell Gate. LC Maps ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1781