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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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    [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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    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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    [Map showing the Bowery Lane area of Manhattan. Scale not given. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown pictorially. In pencil: No. 33. Stamped on verso: John Montresor. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1084 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Montrésor, John
    • Date: 1760
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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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    To His Excellency Sr. Henry Moore, Bart., captain general and governour in chief, in & over the Province of New York & the territories depending thereon in America, chancellor & vice admiral ... Scale ca. 1:5,000. "Survey'd in 1767." Shows ward boundaries. Includes numbered index to buildings. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1107 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 651/2; 700
    • Contributor: Ratzer, Bernard - Kitchin, Thomas - Jefferys and Faden, London
    • Date: 1776
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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 ...
    • Date: 1770
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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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    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 ...
    • Date: 1776
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    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
    • Date: 1781
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    Reconnoissance de King's bridge. I. Scale ca. 1:7,900; 600 toises = 97 mm. Title from label on verso. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Oriented with north to the right. Relief shown by shading. Shows forts and redoubts. Title 607 of The valuable library of the Hon. S. W. Pennypacker, sold April 1906. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1210 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site ...
    • Date: 1781