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[Unfinished draught for a topographical map of the northern part of New York Island.

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[Unfinished draught for a topographical map of the northern part of New York Island.

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Scale ca. 1:7,500.
Manuscript, pen-and-ink, pencil, and watercolor.
Relief shown by shading.
Shows Fort Lee, Fort Washington, Fort Independence, the 8 redoubts built by the British to command Kingsbridge, troop symbols, and the entrenchments on Harlem Heights.
LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1171
Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
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The City History Collection. Predominantly Manhattan Views.

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01/01/1778
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