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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
Names
Faden, William (1750?-1836) (Engraver)
Collection

Maps of New York City and State

New York City

Whole

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1776-10-19
Place: London
Publisher: ... publish'd by Wm. Faden, successor to the late Mr. Ts. Jefferys, geographer to the King, Charing Cross,
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 01-476 [Filed with N.Y.S. Revol. Maps, Long Island]
Topics
Long Island (N.Y.) -- Maps -- Early works to 1800
New Jersey -- Maps -- Early works to 1800
Long Island, Battle of, New York, N.Y., 1776
New York (N.Y.) -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Maps -- Early works to 1800
New York Metropolitan Area -- Maps -- Early works to 1800
Genres
Maps
Notes
Content: Includes "References to the battle on Long Island." and text in lower margin, "An account of the taking of the city of New York, by His Majesty's forces, on the 15th September, 1776."
Content: National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for Access to Early Maps of the Middle Atlantic Seaboard.
Content: NYPL copy annnotated in lower left corner in pencil: fourth state.
Content: Shows information to Sept. 26th 1776.
Citation/reference: LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1144
Citation/reference: Stevens & Tree. Comparative cartography, 41d
Content: Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings.
Statement of responsibility: engraved & publish'd by ... Wm. Faden.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map ; 48 x 43 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 45849839
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14968645
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 6f6f0330-c5aa-012f-4d37-58d385a7bc34
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  • 1776: Issued
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "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" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1776-10-19. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-ee3e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "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" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 29, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-ee3e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1776-10-19). 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 Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-ee3e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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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