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Map Plan of Princeton, Dec. 31, 1776.

About this Item


  • Plan of Princeton, Dec. 31, 1776.


  • [Cadwalader, John] 1742-1786.

Created / Published

  • [1776]


  • -  Princeton (N.J.)--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
  • -  United States--New Jersey--Princeton


  • -  Scale not given.
  • -  Title on verso.
  • -  Manuscript, pen-and-ink.
  • -  LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1271
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
  • -  Reconnaissance map showing "Gen Lesley, or headquarters" position with entrenchments near Princeton on December 31, 1776.
  • -  Apparently the map referred to by General Cadwalader in his letter to General Washington, dated Crosswicks, Dec. 31, 1776.
  • -  Includes descriptive notes.
  • -  Vault
  • -  AACR2: 100; 440; 651


  • map on sheet 33 x 21 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • G3814.P9S3 1776 .C3


  • Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • gm71000925

Online Format

  • image

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Cadwalader, John. Plan of Princeton. [1776] Map.

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Cadwalader, J. (1776) Plan of Princeton. [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

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