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Pierhead and bulkhead lines for the east shore of the Hudson River and the north and west shores of the East River extending from 81st Street to the Battery, New York City, also for the west shore of the Hudson River extending from the N.Y.L.E. & W. Docks and Imput. Co. to Guttenberg, New Jersey, as recommended by the New York Harbor Line Board appointed for the establishment of the harbor lines of New York harbor and its adjacent waters by Special Order No. 49, hd. qrs. Corps of Engineers, U.S.A., Washington, D.C., Oct. 5, 1888, in accordance with Section 12 of Act of August 11, 1888. April 1890

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Pierhead and bulkhead lines for the east shore of the Hudson River and the north and west shores of the East River extending from 81st Street to the Battery, New York City, also for the west shore of the Hudson River extending from the N.Y.L.E. & W. Docks and Imput. Co. to Guttenberg, New Jersey, as recommended by the New York Harbor Line Board appointed for the establishment of the harbor lines of New York harbor and its adjacent waters by Special Order No. 49, hd. qrs. Corps of Engineers, U.S.A., Washington, D.C., Oct. 5, 1888, in accordance with Section 12 of Act of August 11, 1888. April 1890
Names
United States. Army. Corps of Engineers. New York Harbor Line Board (Creator)
United States. War Department (Associated name)
Collection

Maps of New York City and State

New York City

Manhattan

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1890-04
Place: New York, N.Y.
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 15-727
Topics
Upper Bay (N.Y. and N.J.)
Hudson River (N.Y. and N.J.)
East River (New York, N.Y.)
Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
New York (N.Y.)
Hudson County (N.J.)
Piers -- New York (State) -- New York
Waterfronts -- New York (State) -- New York
Buildings -- New York (State) -- New York
Harbors -- New York (State) -- New York
Genres
Maps
Notes
Content: Oriented with north to the upper right of sheet.
Content: Harbor map. Shows shoreline piers and buildings along the East River and the Hudson River in Manhattan, New York (N.Y.) below 81st Street; also parts of Queens, New York (N.Y.), Brooklyn, New York (N.Y.), Jersey City (N.J.) and Hoboken (N.J.).
Content: Shows depths by soundings.
Content: Includes signatures of the board members and of the Secretary of War.
Content: "To accompany report to the Chief of Engineers, U.S.A., Washington, D.C., dated New York, April 15, 1890. The harbor lines shown on this map in red are those recommended by the Harbor Line Board for adoption."
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map on 2 sheets, joined : color ; 80 x 117 cm
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
Barcode: 33433087459875
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20647686
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 92495270-f092-0130-01e7-58d385a7b928
Rights Statement
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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Pierhead and bulkhead lines for the east shore of the Hudson River and the north and west shores of the East River extending from 81st Street to the Battery, New York City, also for the west shore of the Hudson River extending from the N.Y.L.E. & W. Docks and Imput. Co. to Guttenberg, New Jersey, as recommended by the New York Harbor Line Board appointed for the establishment of the harbor lines of New York harbor and its adjacent waters by Special Order No. 49, hd. qrs. Corps of Engineers, U.S.A., Washington, D.C., Oct. 5, 1888, in accordance with Section 12 of Act of August 11, 1888. April 1890" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1890-04. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/d3f78600-f3a2-0130-55c8-58d385a7b928

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Pierhead and bulkhead lines for the east shore of the Hudson River and the north and west shores of the East River extending from 81st Street to the Battery, New York City, also for the west shore of the Hudson River extending from the N.Y.L.E. & W. Docks and Imput. Co. to Guttenberg, New Jersey, as recommended by the New York Harbor Line Board appointed for the establishment of the harbor lines of New York harbor and its adjacent waters by Special Order No. 49, hd. qrs. Corps of Engineers, U.S.A., Washington, D.C., Oct. 5, 1888, in accordance with Section 12 of Act of August 11, 1888. April 1890" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed March 1, 2024. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/d3f78600-f3a2-0130-55c8-58d385a7b928

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1890-04). Pierhead and bulkhead lines for the east shore of the Hudson River and the north and west shores of the East River extending from 81st Street to the Battery, New York City, also for the west shore of the Hudson River extending from the N.Y.L.E. & W. Docks and Imput. Co. to Guttenberg, New Jersey, as recommended by the New York Harbor Line Board appointed for the establishment of the harbor lines of New York harbor and its adjacent waters by Special Order No. 49, hd. qrs. Corps of Engineers, U.S.A., Washington, D.C., Oct. 5, 1888, in accordance with Section 12 of Act of August 11, 1888. April 1890 Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/d3f78600-f3a2-0130-55c8-58d385a7b928

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Pierhead and bulkhead lines for the east shore of the Hudson River and the north and west shores of the East River extending from 81st Street to the Battery, New York City, also for the west shore of the Hudson River extending from the N.Y.L.E. & W. Docks and Imput. Co. to Guttenberg, New Jersey, as recommended by the New York Harbor Line Board appointed for the establishment of the harbor lines of New York harbor and its adjacent waters by Special Order No. 49, hd. qrs. Corps of Engineers, U.S.A., Washington, D.C., Oct. 5, 1888, in accordance with Section 12 of Act of August 11, 1888. April 1890