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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, with the subsequent disposition of both armies.

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, with the subsequent disposition of both armies.

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Scale ca. 1:85,000.
Hand colored.
Has watermarks.
Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings.
Pictorial map.
Annotated in lower right corner in pencil: 2d impression.
In lower margin: An account of the proceedings of His Majesty's forces at the attack of the rebels works on Long Island, on the 27th of August 1776, taken from Gen. Howe's letter to Lord George Germaine ... dated Sep. 3, 1776.
LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1143
Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
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Beautiful Vintage Maps and Plans of Brooklyn NY

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01/01/1776
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Faden, William, 1749-1836.
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Library of Congress
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