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The Country Twenty-Five Miles Round New York

drawn by a gentleman from that city. ; Published according to Act of Parliament, 1st January, 1777, by W. Hawkes, (Successor to T. Kitchin) No. 59, Holborn Hill ; Price one shilling
Format
Map; Online
Published
[London] : Printed for R. Sayer & J. Bennett, Map & Printsellers, No. 53 Fleet Street , as the act directs, 2 June 1777.
Language
English
Cartographic Info
No scale given
Description
1 map : hand col. ; 38 x 39 cm., on sheet 63 x 50 cm.
Notes
  • "J. Barbour, sculpt. Holburn Hill" has been removed from lower right corner of map, and the engraved description immediately below the map has been extended, bringing the date down to "[Nov.] 16th, Ft. Washington taken by Storm."
  • Relief shown pictorially.
  • Shows radial distances ("The Spherical Lines are described Five Miles from each other."
  • Includes text: Chronological table of the most interesting occurrences since the commencement of hostilities in North America -- Alphabetical table of the principal Towns in North America, with their Distances from New-York -- Estimate of the People in the following Confederate Colonies; taken by Order of the Congress, September, 1774 -- Staten-Island, 1st August, 1776. British Order of Battle, as settled by a Council of War. His Excellency Sir William Howe, Commander in Chief... -- Troops under General Sir William Howe in America -- Naval Force under Admiral Lord Howe in America -- State of the Provincial Forces in May 1775.
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: "No. 65" and title handwritten on verso. Gift of Seymour I. Schwartz, December, 2006.
Cited in
Stevens and Tree, Comparative cartography, no. 43d.
Nebenzahl, K., Battle Plans of the American Revolution, 110 (Note)
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G3804 .N4 S3 1777 .G4