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A Plan of the City of New-York & its Environs to Greenwich, on the North or Hudsons River, and to Crown Point, on the East or Sound River, Shewing the Several Streets, Publick Buildings, Docks, Fort & Battery with the true Form & Course of the Commanding Grounds, with and without the Town. Surveyed in the Winter, 1775.

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A Plan of the City of New-York & its Environs to Greenwich, on the North or Hudsons River, and to Crown Point, on the East or Sound River, Shewing the Several Streets, Publick Buildings, Docks, Fort & Battery with the true Form & Course of the Commanding Grounds, with and without the Town. Surveyed in the Winter, 1775.
Names
New York (N.Y.). Common Council (Publisher)
Hayward, George, b. ca. 1800 (Engraver)
Valentine, D. T. (David Thomas), 1801-1869 (Author)
Montrésor, John, 1736-1799 (Engineer)
Collection

Maps of New York City and State

New York City

Manhattan

Central Park : memorial of the Common Council of the City of New York to the Legislature, approved June 11th, 1853, Jacob A. Westervelt, mayor : Act of the Legislature, passed July 21st, 1853, approved, Horatio Seymour, governor : resolution of the Common Council, directing application to be made to the Supreme Court for the appointment of commissioners, passed August 12th, 1853 : order of the Supreme Court, appointing commissioners, November 17th, 1853...

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Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1775 (Approximate)
Date Issued: 1855
Place: New York
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div.++ (New York City. 1853) (New York (City). Common Council. Central Park: memorial of the Common Council of the city of New York to the Legislature)
Topics
New York (N.Y.)
City planning
Genres
Maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: "Engraved from the original Map by John Montresor, for D.T. Valentine's Manual for 1855 by G. Hayward, 120 Water St. N.Y."
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14033596
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): eb45da60-0f6a-0132-2581-58d385a7b928
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  • 1775: Created (Approximate)
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "A Plan of the City of New-York & its Environs to Greenwich, on the North or Hudsons River, and to Crown Point, on the East or Sound River, Shewing the Several Streets, Publick Buildings, Docks, Fort & Battery with the true Form & Course of the Commanding Grounds, with and without the Town. Surveyed in the Winter, 1775." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1775 - 1855. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ec2f24f0-0f6a-0132-7a88-58d385a7b928

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "A Plan of the City of New-York & its Environs to Greenwich, on the North or Hudsons River, and to Crown Point, on the East or Sound River, Shewing the Several Streets, Publick Buildings, Docks, Fort & Battery with the true Form & Course of the Commanding Grounds, with and without the Town. Surveyed in the Winter, 1775." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 23, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ec2f24f0-0f6a-0132-7a88-58d385a7b928

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1775 - 1855). A Plan of the City of New-York & its Environs to Greenwich, on the North or Hudsons River, and to Crown Point, on the East or Sound River, Shewing the Several Streets, Publick Buildings, Docks, Fort & Battery with the true Form & Course of the Commanding Grounds, with and without the Town. Surveyed in the Winter, 1775. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ec2f24f0-0f6a-0132-7a88-58d385a7b928

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A Plan of the City of New-York & its Environs to Greenwich, on the North or Hudsons River, and to Crown Point, on the East or Sound River, Shewing the Several Streets, Publick Buildings, Docks, Fort & Battery with the true Form & Course of the Commanding Grounds, with and without the Town. Surveyed in the Winter, 1775.