Map of New York - 1776

Title: A plan of the city and environs of New York in North America. Published in London, 1776.

Description: general street map showing selected letter-keyed buildings in built-up area and field lines with generalized land use in rural areas. Relief shown by hachures. Also shows "Road to Kings Bridge where the Rebels mean to make a stand" and "Road to Kepps Bay where the Kings troops landed". Also covers rural part of Manhattan Island up to present-day 14th Street and small parts of Long Island.

Source: The Universal Magazine of Knowledge and Pleasure, London, Nov. 1776, v. 59 / Library of Congress.

 

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