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    Sketch of the Heights of Kingsbridge 1777, with the proposed redoubts coloured orange. Old rebel works coloured black. Scale ca. 1:7,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by hachures and shading. Oriented with north to the left LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1165 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Date: 1777
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    Plan of the city of New York ; An exact prospect of Charlestown : the metropolis of the province of South Carolina. New York City map shows streets, wharves, ferries, principal buildings, and built-up area. Charleston view is panorama of waterfront and quays with principal buildings lettered for identification (no index present). Relief shown by hachures on New York City map. New York City map removed from London Magazine, Sept. 1776; Charleston view removed from London Magazine, 1762. Imperfect: Charleston view ink-stained at upper left. LC ...
    • Date: 1762
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    The provinces of New York and New Jersey; with part of Pensilvania, and the Province of Quebec. Scale ca. 1:650,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Shows administrative divisions. From Thomas Jeffery's American atlas. 1778. 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. No. "17" stamped on verso, upper right corner. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1045 Available ...
    • Contributor: Pownall, Thomas - Holland, Samuel - Robert Sayer and John Bennett (Firm)
    • Date: 1776
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    [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
    • Date: 1777
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    A chart of the bar of Sandy Hook the entrance of Hudson's River in the Province of New Jersey; Scale ca. 1:30,000. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1293 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 2 copies Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Hills, John - Faden, William
    • Date: 1782
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    Old Jamaica Village. Cadastral map of Jamaica (Queens, N.Y.C.) as in late 18th cent. Shows buildings, lot lines, names of "quarters", and woods. At head of title: Map No. V. Imperfect: Rubber-stamped, removed from textual publication (pp. 33-34), lacking index. Text (portion of index unrelated to Jamaica) on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Innes, J. H. (John H.)
    • Date: 178?
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    Plan of village of Newtown (Elmhurst) showing places of historical interest Map of Elmhurst (Queens, N.Y.C.) as in late 18th cent. Shows buildings, lot lines, and 1908-period historic sites with index numbers. In lower margin: Map no. II., Excursion XI., City History Club. Removed from textual publication, index missing. Imperfect: Rubber-stamped, annotated in ink, torn along bottom edge. Location map (annotated in ink to show excursion locations) on verso: Map no. 1, Queens Borough, excursion ...
    • Contributor: Innes, J. H. (John H.) - City History Club of New York
    • Date: 178?
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    Crown Point & part of Lake Champlain. Scale 1:7,920; 10 chains to 1 in. Title from manuscript on verso. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Oriented with north to the right. Relief shown by hachures. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1117 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Date: 1768
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    [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 ...
    • Date: 1776
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    The provinces of New York and New Jersey; with part of Pensilvania, and the province of Quebec. Scale ca. 1:650,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Shows administrative divisions. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1045 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 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. Vault AACR2: ...
    • Contributor: Pownall, Thomas - Holland, Samuel - Robert Sayer and John Bennett (Firm)
    • Date: 1776
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    [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 ...
    • Date: 1770
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    Plan of old Flushing showing the historic sites. Map of Flushing (Queens, N.Y.C.) as in late 18th cent. Shows buildings, meadows, woods, and 1908-period historic sites with index numbers. In lower margin: Map No. IV., Old Flushing Village, excursion XI., City History Club. Removed from textual publication, index missing. Imperfect: Rubber-stamped, annotated in ink, laminated, mounted on paper/cloth backing. Partial text on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site ...
    • Contributor: Innes, J. H. (John H.) - City History Club of New York
    • Date: 178?
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    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 - Jefferys, Thomas - Robert Sayer and John Bennett (Firm)
    • Date: 1776
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    A plan of St. Georges Ferry on Nassau-Island made the 10th August 1774, Scale 1:240; 20 ft. to an in. Title on verso: St. Georges Ferry. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Watermark: J. Whatman [and a fleur-de-lis in a cross surmounted by a crown, over the letters GR] Shows wharf, ferry house, and "Mr. Livingston's wharf" and distilling house. Includes "Description as agreed on at St. Georges Ferry the 10th Augt. 1774 ... " LC Maps of North ...
    • Contributor: Bancker, Gerard
    • Date: 1774
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    Ticonderoga as it was in 1759. Scale ca. 1:84,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink, on tracing paper. Includes index to military activities. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1118 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Date: 1759
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    A plan of the township of Blenheim, as surveyed and divided in the year 1772. Scale ca. 1:16,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Relief shown by hachures. Shows names of several landowners. Annotated: This map referred to, in the affidt. of James Campbell on Mr. Wiatherhead's claim March 4th. 1786. Richard Lee. In margin: James Campbell. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1093 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as ...
    • Contributor: Creassy, James
    • Date: 1772
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    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 - Andrews, Peter - Dury, Andrew
    • Date: 1775
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    A plan of the Narrows of Hells-gate in the East River, near which batteries of cannon and mortars were erected on Long Island with a view to take off the defences and ... Scale ca. 1:2,400. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by shading. In upper margin: no. 6. Includes "References." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1154 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Blaskowitz, Charles
    • Date: 1776
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    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
    • Contributor: Montrésor, John
    • Date: 1777
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    A plan of the city of New York from an actual survey, anno Domini, M[D]CC,LV Scale ca. 1:3,300; foot 660 to one 8 of a mile. "To the Honourable James De Lancey ... this plan of the City of New York is humbly dedict. by your honours most obet. & humble servant G. Duyckinck." Shows ward boundaries. Indexed for points of interest. Wheat & Brun. Maps and Charts (1978 ed.) 380 LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1101 Available ...
    • Contributor: Maerschalck, Francis W. - Duyckinck, G.
    • Date: 1755
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    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. Dedicated to Major Gen. Thos. Gage. Described in I. N. P. Stokes' Iconography of Manhattan Island. Includes descriptive note, "References," and inset of "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. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1104 Available ...
    • Contributor: Montrésor, John - Andrews, Peter
    • Date: 1766
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    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
    • Date: 1776
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    Plan of the works opposite Hell-Gate. Scale not given. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1153 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Date: 1776
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    [A Plan of the city of New York. Scale ca. 1:6,300. Title from Philip Lee Phillips' A list of maps of America. 1901. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Relief shown by shading and hachures. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1109 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651
    • Date: 1776
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    [Manuscript map of British and American troop positions in the New York City region at the time of the Battle of Long Island (Aug.-Sept. 1776)]. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Covers present-day New York City vicinity including Staten Island, Palisades area (N.J.), New Rochelle (N.Y.), and Jamaica Bay. Shows troop positions, fortifications, ship anchorage areas, roads, built-up areas, villages, and agricultural field areas. Relief shown by shading, hachures, and landform drawings. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Title devised by cataloger. Map appears to be a composite copied from the DesBarres sheets of the ...
    • Date: 1776