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A plan of New York Island, with part of Long Island, Staten Island & east New Jersey, with a particular description of the engagement on the Woody Heights of Long Island, between Flatbush and Brooklyn, on the 27th of August 1776 : between His Majesty's forces commanded by General Howe and the Americans under Major General Putnam, shewing also the landing of the British Army on New-York Island, and the taking of the city of New-York &c. on the 15th of September following, with the subsequent disposition of both the armies

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Creator

Faden, William, 1749-1836

Date

1776

Name on Item

engraved & publish'd ... by Wm. Faden.

Publisher

Wm. Faden

Scale

Scale [ca. 1:84,000]

Language

English

Location

Boston Public Library

Collection (local)

Norman B. Leventhal Map Center Collection

Subjects
  • Long Island, Battle of, New York, N.Y., 1776--Maps--Early works to 1800
  • New York (N.Y.)--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Maps--Early works to 1800
  • Long Island (N.Y.)--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Maps--Early works to 1800
  • Staten Island (New York, N.Y.)--History--18th century--Maps--Early works to 1800
Places
  • New York
  • North and Central America
  • Richmond (county)
  • Staten Island
  • United States
Extent

1 map : hand col. ; 48 x 43 cm.

Terms and License
  • No known copyright restrictions.
  • No known restrictions on use.
Notes
  • Relief shown by hachures.
  • Depths shown by soundings.
  • Shows information to Sept. 3, 1776.
  • Below map: An account of the proceedings of His Majesty's forces at the attack of the rebel works on Long Island, on the 27th of August, 1776 : taken from Gen. Howe's letter to Lord George Germaine, principal Secretary of State for the American Department."
  • State 5 of the map, with Fort Lee or Ft. Constitution added and Younkers unlabeled.

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