A plan of New York Island, with part of Long Island, Staten Island & east New Jersey, with a particular description of the engagement on the Woody Heights of Long Island, between Flatbush and Brooklyn, on the 27th of August 1776


A plan of New York Island, with part of Long Island, Staten Island & east New Jersey, with a particular description of the engagement on the Woody Heights of Long Island, between Flatbush and Brooklyn, on the 27th of August 1776

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A plan of New York Island, with part of Long Island, Staten Island & east New Jersey, with a particular description of the engagement on the Woody Heights of Long Island, between Flatbush and Brooklyn, on the 27th of August 1776 : between His Majesty's forces commanded by General Howe and the Americans under Major General Putnam, shewing also the landing of the British Army on New-York Island, and the taking of the city of New-York &c. on the 15th of September following, with the subsequent disposition of both the armies
Creator:
Faden, William, 1749-1836
Name on Item:
engraved & publish'd ... by Wm. Faden.
Date:
1776
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
Boston Public Library
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center
Collection (local):
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center Collection
Subjects:
Long Island, Battle of, New York, N.Y., 1776--Maps--Early works to 1800
New York (N.Y.)--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Maps--Early works to 1800
Long Island (N.Y.)--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Maps--Early works to 1800
Staten Island (New York, N.Y.)--History--18th century--Maps--Early works to 1800
Places:
New YorkNew York
Publisher:
London : Wm. Faden
Notes:
Relief shown by hachures.
Depths shown by soundings.
Shows information to Sept. 3, 1776.
Below map: An account of the proceedings of His Majesty's forces at the attack of the rebel works on Long Island, on the 27th of August, 1776 : taken from Gen. Howe's letter to Lord George Germaine, principal Secretary of State for the American Department."
State 5 of the map, with Fort Lee or Ft. Constitution added and Younkers unlabeled.
Extent:
1 map : hand col. ; 48 x 43 cm.
Scale:
Scale [ca. 1:84,000]
Language:
English
Identifier:
06_01_003140
Call #:
G3802.L6S3 1776 .F3
Barcode:
39999058998848
LCCN:
gm 71000865
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