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A topographical map of the north.n part of New York island, exhibiting the plan of Fort Washington, now Fort Knyphausen, : with the rebels lines to the southward, which were forced by the troops under the command of the R.t Hon.ble Earl Percy on the 16.th Nov.r 1776, and survey'd immediately after by order of his Lordship

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A topographical map of the north.n part of New York island, exhibiting the plan of Fort Washington, now Fort Knyphausen, : with the rebels lines to the southward, which were forced by the troops under the command of the R.t Hon.ble Earl Percy on the 16.th Nov.r 1776, and survey'd immediately after by order of his Lordship
Names
Sauthier, Claude Joseph (Cartographer)
Faden, William, 1749-1836 (Associated name)
Northumberland, Hugh Percy, Duke of, 1712-1786 (Associated name)
Knyphausen, Wilhelm, Baron von (Associated name)
A.C. Austin Eng. Co. (Publisher)
Collection

Maps of New York City and State

Revolutionary War

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1898 (Questionable)
Place: Albay, N.Y.
Publisher: A.C. Austin Eng. Co.
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 16-5709
Topics
American Revolution (1775-1783)
Fort Washington (New York, N.Y.)
Fort Lee (N.J.)
Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Fort Washington (New York, N.Y.) -- Capture, 1776
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783
New York (State) -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783
Genres
Maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: By Claude Joseph Sauthier.
Statement of responsibility: "To which is added the attack made to the north.d by the Hessians. Survey'd by Order of Lieu.t Gen.l Knyphausen. Published by permission of the R.t Hon.ble the Commissioners of Trade & Plantations. by W.M Faden, 1777."
Statement of responsibility: "Reproduced by A.C. Austin Eng. Co. Albany N.Y."
Citation/reference: New York Public Library. Dictionary catalog of the Map Division , v.4, page 100, column 3, row 7
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Content: Scale approximately 1:21,000 (W 73°59'57"--W 73°53'58"/N 40°52'48"--N 40°47'30").
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map ; 40 x 22 cm, sheet 45 x 27 cm
Description
Shows military batteries and other fortifications on Manhattan Island with the position and movement of troops relating to the Battle of Fort Washington during the American Revolutionary War. Relief shown by hachures. Includes index identifying battles.
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 1017570545
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20645536
Folder number: US133.3.01
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 750c2440-d303-0135-2f09-6db61b70f435
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1898: Issued
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "A topographical map of the north.n part of New York island, exhibiting the plan of Fort Washington, now Fort Knyphausen, " The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1898. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8e691000-d303-0135-7184-5b89d8226c33

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "A topographical map of the north.n part of New York island, exhibiting the plan of Fort Washington, now Fort Knyphausen, " New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 6, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8e691000-d303-0135-7184-5b89d8226c33

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1898). A topographical map of the north.n part of New York island, exhibiting the plan of Fort Washington, now Fort Knyphausen, Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8e691000-d303-0135-7184-5b89d8226c33

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A topographical map of the north.n part of New York island, exhibiting the plan of Fort Washington, now Fort Knyphausen,