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The Seat of Action, Between the British and American Forces; Or, an Authentic Plan of the Western Part of Long Island, With the Engagement of the 27th August 1776 Between the King's Forces and the Americans: Containing Also Staten Island, and the Environs of Amboy and New York, With the Course of Hudsons River, From Courtland, the Great Magazine of the American Army, to Sandy Hook

from the Surveys of Major Holland
Map; Online
London, Printed for Robt. Sayer and Jno. Bennett, Map and Sea Chartsellers, No. 53 Fleet Street, as the Act directs., 22d Octr. 1776.
Variant Title
Authentic plan of the western part of Long Island, with the engagement of the 27th August 1776
Cartographic Info
Scale [ca. 1:215,000]
1 map : hand col. ; 44 x 39 cm.
  • Has watermarks.
  • Inset: Road from Amboy to Philadelphia
  • Shows troop and naval positions.
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS. Hand written annotation left lower margin regarding Thos. Kearny's Estate 7 miles from City Amboy. Gift of Seymour I. Schwartz, December, 2006.
Cited in
LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1146
Nebenzahl, K., Printed Battle Plans of the American Revolution, 108
Technical Details
  • Access in Virgo Classic
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Special Collections Special Collections N/A Available
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G3802 .L6 S3 1776 .H6