Map of 163 sections or villa sites and a plot of 4 1/3 acres of ground with the mansion & other buildings situated near the centre of the village of Jamaica, L.I: belonging to Wm. J. Cogswell, esq., to be sold at auction by Oakley & Wright, auctrs., on Monday, September 12th, 1853, at 12 o'clock at the Merchants' Exchange, N.Y

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Map of 163 sections or villa sites and a plot of 4 1/3 acres of ground with the mansion & other buildings situated near the centre of the village of Jamaica, L.I: belonging to Wm. J. Cogswell, esq., to be sold at auction by Oakley & Wright, auctrs., on Monday, September 12th, 1853, at 12 o'clock at the Merchants' Exchange, N.Y
Names
Johnson, Martin G (Cartographer)
Oakley & Wright (Publisher)
Miller & Co. (Lithographer)
Collection

Maps of New York City and State

New York City

Queens

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1853
Place: Brooklyn, N.Y.?
Publisher: Oakley & Wright?
Place: 140 Pearl St., N.Y.
Publisher: Miller's Lith.
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 14-1396
Topics
Cogswell, William J, 1799-1885 -- Homes and haunts
Real property -- New York (State) -- New York (N.Y.)
Real property auctions -- New York (State) -- New York (N.Y.)
Landowners -- New York (State) -- New York (N.Y.)
Jamaica (New York, N.Y.)
Genres
Maps
Cadastral maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: Jamaica, April 1853, surveyed & drawn by Martin G. Johnson.
Content: Shows multi-lot sections with identifying numbers and dimensions, footprints of buildings mentioned in title, and names of landowners of adjacent properties.
Statement of responsibility: "For maps & particulars, apply to Oakley, Wright & Wood, 80 Wall St., N.Y.; Wm. J. Cogswell, esq., 341 Fulton St., Brooklyn; Oakley & Wright, 343 Fulton St., Brooklyn; or at Remsen's Hotel, Jamaica."
Statement of responsibility: In center top of map: John K. Oakley, auctioneer.
Numbering: In center bottom margin: 2279.
Content: Scale approximately 1:800 (W 73°48ʹ29ʺ--W 73°48ʹ06ʺ/N 40°42ʹ06ʺ--N 40°41ʹ43ʺ)
Acquisition: Purchase; High Ridge Books, 120 North St., South Deerfield, MA 01373; packing slip date 2014/04/18; tvq.
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map ; 104 x 77 cm
NYPL copy includes note, handwritten on verso in pencil: Talford Lawn, Jamaica
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 880454810
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20208188
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c5874650-fcbf-0132-41d9-58d385a7bbd0
Rights Statement
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  • 140: Place
  • 1853: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map of 163 sections or villa sites and a plot of 4 1/3 acres of ground with the mansion & other buildings situated near the centre of the village of Jamaica, L.I" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1853. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/da2b6060-fd75-0132-ecf5-58d385a7b928

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map of 163 sections or villa sites and a plot of 4 1/3 acres of ground with the mansion & other buildings situated near the centre of the village of Jamaica, L.I" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 19, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/da2b6060-fd75-0132-ecf5-58d385a7b928

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1853). Map of 163 sections or villa sites and a plot of 4 1/3 acres of ground with the mansion & other buildings situated near the centre of the village of Jamaica, L.I Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/da2b6060-fd75-0132-ecf5-58d385a7b928

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Map of 163 sections or villa sites and a plot of 4 1/3 acres of ground with the mansion & other buildings situated near the centre of the village of Jamaica, L.I