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A map of part of Rhode Island shewing [sic] the positions of the American and British armies at the siege of Newport, and the subsequent action on the 29th of August, 1778

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Title
A map of part of Rhode Island shewing [sic] the positions of the American and British armies at the siege of Newport, and the subsequent action on the 29th of August, 1778
Names
Lewis, Samuel, 1753 or 1754-1822 (Draftsman)
Jones, Benjamin, active 1798-1815 (Engraver)
Wayne, Caleb Parry, 1776-1849 (Publisher)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

Rhode Island

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1807 (Inferred)
Place: Philad[elphi]a, Pa.
Publisher: C.P. Wayne
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 17-5250
Topics
American Revolution (1775-1783)
Rhode Island, Battle of, R.I., 1778
Rhode Island -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783
Newport (R.I.) -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783
Narragansett Bay (R.I.)
Rhode Island
United States
Atlantic Ocean -- Narragansett Bay (R.I.)
Rhode Island -- Newport
Genres
Maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: Drawn by S. Lewis. Engrav'd by Benjn. Jones.
Content: Relief shown by hachures.
Content: "Engraved for Washington's life [by Marshall]."
Citation/reference: Appears in John Marshall's The life of George Washington, maps and subscriber's names. Philadelphia : C.P. Wayne, 1807.
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map ;42 x 25 cm, on sheet 45 x 28 cm
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 36849678
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20646288
Folder number: US218.1.01
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 98a0f800-da8c-0134-3746-04934c449daa
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1754: Creator Born
  • 1807: Issued
  • 1822: Creator Died
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "A map of part of Rhode Island shewing [sic] the positions of the American and British armies at the siege of Newport, and the subsequent action on the 29th of August, 1778" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1807. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/aa1091f0-da8c-0134-66bf-035f01cb2797

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "A map of part of Rhode Island shewing [sic] the positions of the American and British armies at the siege of Newport, and the subsequent action on the 29th of August, 1778" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 6, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/aa1091f0-da8c-0134-66bf-035f01cb2797

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1807). A map of part of Rhode Island shewing [sic] the positions of the American and British armies at the siege of Newport, and the subsequent action on the 29th of August, 1778 Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/aa1091f0-da8c-0134-66bf-035f01cb2797

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A map of part of Rhode Island shewing [sic] the positions of the American and British armies at the siege of Newport, and the subsequent action on the 29th of August, 1778