A chorographical map of the Province of New-York in North America, divided into counties, manors, patents and townships


A chorographical map of the Province of New-York in North America, divided into counties, manors, patents and townships

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Title:
A chorographical map of the Province of New-York in North America, divided into counties, manors, patents and townships : exhibiting likewise all the private grants of land made and located in that Province
Description:
French-born surveyor Claude Joseph Sauthier produced many manuscript maps of New York and Staten Island during the early years of the Revolution. He compiled this map between 1771 and 1774 under the direction of the Governor of New York. The map was eventually engraved and published in London by William Faden five years later in 1779. Sauthier's finely detailed maps includes natural features and topography, boundaries, roads and establishments such as houses, taverns and forts.
Creator:
Sauthier, Claude Joseph
Publisher:
Faden, William, 1749-1836
Name on Item:
compiled from actual surveys deposited in the Patent Office at New York, by order of His Excellency Major General William Tryon, by Claude Joseph Sauthier ; engraved and published by William Faden.
Date:
1779
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
Richard H. Brown Revolutionary War Map Collection
Collection (local):
Richard H. Brown Revolutionary War Map Collection
Subjects:
Real property--New York (State)--Maps--Early works to 1800
New York (State)--Maps--Early works to 1800
New York (State)--Administrative and political divisions--Maps--Early works to 1800
Places:
New York
Publisher:
London : Wm. Faden
Notes:
Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by form lines.
Hand colored.
Prime meridian: London.
Inscribed: To His Excellency Major General William Tryon ...
"Advertisement. The tracts of land coloured red, are military grants ... Those with a green edge are manors, and those coloured yellow are townships ... "
Appears in Thomas Jefferys' The American atlas. 1776.
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Extent:
1 map on 3 sheets : col. ; 186 x 138 cm, sheets 62 x 41 cm.
Scale:
Scale [ca. 1:326,000]
Language:
English
Identifier:
06_01_009623
LCCN:
74692647
Terms of Use:
No known copyright restrictions.
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