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    [Sketch map of fortifications in the vicinity of Fort Washington, Manhattan Island, New York]. Relief shown by hachures. In German. Title devised by cataloger. Gift; Carroll B. Cox, Dana Point, Calif.; 1997. From the Johann Carl Philipp von Krafft papers in LC Manuscript Division. Pen-and-ink. Watermark (unclear--mostly torn away at upper edge). Sheet cut/torn from larger sheet; missing small sections at edges; has vertical fold line at center. Includes unidentified handwritten numbered list (referring to Fort Knyphausen, also ...
    • Contributor: Krafft, Johann Carl Philipp Von
    • Date: 1781
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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
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    [Manuscript plan of the Battle of Plattsburgh, New York]. Shows buildings, fortifications, bodies of water, and line of ships in bay. Relief shown by hachures. Title devised by cataloger. Pen-and-ink (black/dark brown) and lead-pencil shading for bodies of water. Oriented with north slightly to the lower right. Folded to 9 x 17 cm. to be sent as a missive. Accompanied by ms. statistical table: Report of military clothing recieved [sic] for the use ...
    • Contributor: Thornton, Sarah
    • Date: 1814
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    [Disposition of British troops, with fortifications north of Fort Knipehausen, i.e. Fort Washington to Fort Independence. Scale ca. 1:10,600. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Shows military unit members. "No. 31." Stamped on label on verso: Montresor. Includes table "Cantoonments between Fort Knypehausen and McGowans Pass." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1167 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: MontrĂ©sor, John
    • Date: 1778