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A plan of the city of New-York & its environs : to Greenwich, on the North or Hudsons River, and to Crown Point, on the East or Sound River, shewing the several streets, publick buildings, docks, fort & battery, with the true form & course of the commanding grounds, with and without the town : survey'd in the winter, 1775 [i.e. 1766]

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Names
Andrews, Peter (fl. 1765-1782) (Engraver)
Montrésor, John (1736-1799 ) (Engineer)
Dury, Andrew (Publisher)
Collection

Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection of English maps, charts, globes, books and atlases

Charts and maps

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1775
Place Term: [London]
Publisher: Sold by A. Dury, Dukes Court, St. Martins Lane,
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 01-302 [Filed with NYC 1775]
Topics
New York (N.Y.) -- Maps -- Early works to 1800 --
Nautical charts -- New York Harbor (N.Y. and N.J.)
Manhattan (New York, N.Y.) -- Maps -- Early works to 1800 --
Notes
Content : "To the Honble. Thos. Gage, Esqr., Major General and Commander in Chief of His Majesty's forces in North America, and Colonel of the 22d regiment of foot, this plan is most humbly inscribd by his obedient servant."

Content : Includes descriptive note, "References," and inset "A chart of the entrance to New York from Sandy Hook, shewing the properest channel for sailing, with ye banks and depths of water," ca. 1:128,000.

Content : Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection ; 840.

Content : National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for Access to Early Maps of the Middle Atlantic Seaboard.

Content : Oriented with north to upper right corner.

Content : Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings on inset.

Citation/reference : Stokes, I. N. P. Iconography of Manhattan Island, I, pl. 40, p. 339-340

Content : Described in Cohen's Manhattan in maps, 1527-1995, p. 72.

Statement of Responsibility: John Montresor, engineer ; P. Andrews, sculp.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : hand col. ; 63 x 52 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC : 5401775
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b14963756
UUID: 8d6df3f0-c5d5-012f-6d48-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1765: Creator Born
  • 1775: Issued
  • 1782: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "A plan of the city of New-York & its environs : to Greenwich, on the North or Hudsons River, and to Crown Point, on the East or Sound River, shewing the several streets, publick buildings, docks, fort & battery, with the true form & course of the commanding grounds, with and without the town : survey'd in the winter, 1775 [i.e. 1766]" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1775. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-ee32-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "A plan of the city of New-York & its environs : to Greenwich, on the North or Hudsons River, and to Crown Point, on the East or Sound River, shewing the several streets, publick buildings, docks, fort & battery, with the true form & course of the commanding grounds, with and without the town : survey'd in the winter, 1775 [i.e. 1766]" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 21, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-ee32-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1775). A plan of the city of New-York & its environs : to Greenwich, on the North or Hudsons River, and to Crown Point, on the East or Sound River, shewing the several streets, publick buildings, docks, fort & battery, with the true form & course of the commanding grounds, with and without the town : survey'd in the winter, 1775 [i.e. 1766] Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-ee32-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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A plan of the city of New-York & its environs : to Greenwich, on the North or Hudsons River, and to Crown Point, on the East or Sound River, shewing the several streets, publick buildings, docks, fort & battery, with the true form & course of the commanding grounds, with and without the town : survey'd in the winter, 1775 [i.e. 1766]