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SKETCH of FORTS CLINTON & MONTGOMERY Stormed 6.th October 1777 by the Troops under the Command of Sir Henry Clinton K.B. L.t General of His Majesty's forces and Commander in Chief of NEW YORK and its Dependencies


Associated name

Clinton, Henry, Sir, 1738?-1795

Former owner

Frazer, Sir Augustus Simon, 1776-1835

Former owner

Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies




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British Library

Collection (local)

British Library Collection

  • Fortification--New York (State)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
  • Military art and science--New York (State)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
  • Fort Montgomery State Historic Site (Highlands, N.Y.)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
  • Fort Clinton (Rockland County, N.Y.)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
  • United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
  • Fort Clinton
  • Fort Montgomery
  • New York
  • North and Central America
  • Orange (county)
  • United States

1 map on 2 sheets : joined, manuscript pen and ink with watercolour ; 61 x 106 cm

Terms and License
  • No known copyright restrictions.
  • This work is licensed for use under a Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike License (CC BY-NC-SA).
  • Relief shown by shading
  • Shows title at upper right
  • Shows position and movements of troops
  • Shows Fort Clinton, Fort Montgomery and Fort Independence
  • Shows vessels on the Hudson River
  • Compare the similar manuscript map: "Sketch of Forts Clinton & Montgomery, stormed the 6th Octob. 1777 by the troops under the command of Sir Henry Clinton, K.B., Lt. General of H. Maj. forces and commander in chief of New Yorck and its dependencies" held by the Library of Congress (Call Number G3804.F5865S3 1777 .S5).
  • Copy at Add Ms 27,715.6. Manuscript "6" added in pencil at upper right and "B/153" at lower left. "No 347" added in black ink at lower left. Evidence of old folds. Laid on archival tissue. "No 347" repeated in ink to verso. Blue label to verso showing "B453".



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