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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.

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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.

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Scale ca. 1:85,000.
Hand colored.
Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings.
Shows information to Sept. 23, 1776.
Pictorial map.
Annotated in lower right corner in pencil: 3rd impression.
Includes "References to the battle on Long Island."
LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1144
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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