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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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    Map of the bays, harbors, and rivers around New York : showing the channels, soundings, lighthouses, buoys &c., and the complete topography of the surrounding country : including Hempstead, Sandy-Hook, South-Amboy, Newark, ... Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. "Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1866 by M. Dripps ..." Includes notes. LC copy fold-lined, halved, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas)
    • Date: 1866
  • Map
    Colton's New York City : Brooklyn, Jersey City, Hoboken, etc. Shows wards by no. and coloration. "[Entered accor]ding to act of Congress in the year 1865 by G. Woolworth Colton in the Clerks Office of the District Court of the United States for the Southern District of New York." Includes notes, inset "Plan of the northern portion of the city of New York", and index of streetcar lines. LC copy missing accompanying guide/cover. Available...
    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Colton, G. Woolworth (George Woolworth)
    • Date: 1879
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    Aerial map of the city of New York J274077 U.S. Copyright Office Airphoto of city and inner suburbs (including Hudson County and Newark, N.J.) taken from aircraft. "Copyright 1924, Arthur S. Tuttle, Chief Engineer." Originally printed on small sheets later reassembled into 12 larger sheets on cloth backing. Includes name directory of city officers. LC sheets brittle, missing small sections along former sheet edges, some sheets pin-holed. aVAILABLE ALSO THROUGH THE lIBRARY...
    • Contributor: Fairchild Aerial Camera Corporation - Tuttle, Arthur S. (Arthur Smith) - New York (N.Y.). Board of Estimate and Apportionment - New York (N.Y.). Chief Engineer
    • Date: 1924
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    The city of New York. Perspective map not drawn to scale. Bird's-eye-view. Shows points of interest. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 606 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2
    • Contributor: Currier & Ives
    • Date: 1892
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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: MontrĂ©sor, John
    • Date: 1777
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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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    Driving road chart of the country surrounding New York City : embracing the counties (or portions thereof) of New York, Kings, Queens, Westchester, Richmond, Rockland & Orange, New York, Hudson, Essex, Union, ... Shows rural householders' names, wards, minor civil divisions, and radial distances from N.Y. City Hall. Depths shown by soundings. "Copyright secured by Hyde & Company 1887." LC sheets variously torn, fold-lined, and halved. LC copy lacks cover. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Hyde & Company - Bracher, Wm. (William)
    • Date: 1887
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    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. - Root & Tinker
    • Date: 1879
  • Map
    City of New-York Also shows extent of built-up areas, ward boundaries, and portions of Brooklyn and Williamsburg. "Printed according to Act of Congress in the year 1833 by J.H. Colton & Co. in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the Southern District of New York." Hand colored in light blue watercolor to identify water areas. Shows ward boundaries and portions of Brooklyn and Williamsburg. LC...
    • Contributor: Burr, David H. - S. Stiles & Co. - J.H. Colton & Co.
    • Date: 1834
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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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    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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    [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
  • Map
    New map of New York City : from the latest surveys showing all the ferries and steamship docks, elevated, cable, and cross town car lines
    New reference map & guide to New York City :
    Covers Manhattan Island (south of 96th Street) and adjacent cross-river districts. Shows radial distances from City Hall. Imperfect: Laminated. Includes text. Text, ill., and advertisement on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Brooks Bank Note Co. - Broadway Central Hotel (New York, N.Y.)
    • Date: 1890
  • Map
    Plan of New York City from the Battery to Spuyten Duyvil Creek : showing every lot and building thereon : old farm lines, street numbers at the corners of blocks, railroads, steamboat ... Versos of maps blank. Phillips, 2291 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy imperfect: Brittle, with losses along edges.
    • Contributor: Dripps, M. (Matthew) - Harrison, John F. - Dripps, M.
    • Date: 1866

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    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.), 607 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2
    • Contributor: Parsons & Atwater - Currier & Ives
    • Date: 1892
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    Manatvs gelegen op de Noot [sic] Riuier. Manuscript. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Covers New York City region. Pictorial map showing buildings and points of interest. Depths shown by soundings. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Described in Terrae incognitae, v. xvi, 1984. Richard W. Stephenson's The Henry Harrisse collection ... , p. 40; the third volume has binder's title "Manuscript maps of New-Netherland and Manhattan...
    • Contributor: Vinckeboons, Joan - Library of Congress
    • Date: 1670
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    40 miles around New York
    Forty miles around New York | H.H. Lloyd's New York and forty miles around it : | New York and forty miles around it
    Regional map emphasizing railroads and areas/names of local municipalities. Relief shown by hachures. "Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1866, by H.H. Lloyd & Co., in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the United States for the Southern District of New York." Includes text, notes, and publisher's map list. Map on verso: H.H. Lloyd's new map of the great...
    • Contributor: H.H. Lloyd & Co. - Fisk & Russell
    • Date: 1867
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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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    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
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    Distance map of the state of New York : containing all the towns in the state. General-content state wall map. Does not show specific distances or administrative towns (townships). LC copy imperfect: Shellacked, very darkened, brittle, cracked, wooden hanging rods removed. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes state coat-of-arms at head of title, ill. of Niagara Falls (cataracts), table of "Length of rivers in the state", statistical table of "Principal canals in...
    • Contributor: Ensigns & Thayer
    • Date: 1849
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    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. - Galt & Hoy
    • Date: 1879
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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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    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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    New York City and environs. Compiled from maps of the U.S. Coast Survey and from special supplementary surveys. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Lindenkohl, A. - Witzel, P. - Westermann & Co.
    • Date: 1860