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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 andthe 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

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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 andthe 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

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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 andthe 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
Names
Holland, Samuel, 1728-1801 (Surveyor)
Collection

Maps of New York City and State

New York City

Whole

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1776
Place: London
Publisher: Printed for Robt. Sayer and Jno. Bennett
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 87-5278
Topics
Long Island, Battle of, New York, N.Y., 1776
Middle Atlantic States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783
Genres
Maps
Notes
Content: Inset: Road from Amboy to Philadelphia.
Citation/reference: LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1146
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : hand col. ; 45 x 39 cm.
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPG87-M247
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11149579
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 6dfdc780-c5aa-012f-c7ea-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1728: Creator Born
  • 1776: Issued
  • 1801: Creator Died
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "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 andthe 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" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1776. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47db-c67f-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "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 andthe 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" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 25, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47db-c67f-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1776). 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 andthe 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 Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47db-c67f-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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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 andthe 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