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A survey of the city of Philadelphia and its environs : shewing the several works constructed by His Majesty's troops, under the command of Sir William Howe, since their possession of that city 26th. September 1777, comprehending likewise the attacks against Fort Mifflin on Mud Island, and until it's reduction, 16th November 1777

Metadata

Creator

Nicole, Pierre, -1784

Contributor

Montrésor, John, 1736-1799

Date

[1777?]

Name on Item

Surveyed & drawn by P. Nicole

Scale

Scale 1:14,400

Language

English

Location

Library of Congress Geography and Map Division

Collection (local)

Library of Congress Collection

Subjects
  • Philadelphia (Pa.)--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
  • Fort Mifflin (Philadelphia, Pa.)--Maps--Early works to 1800
Places
  • Fort Mifflin
  • North and Central America
  • Pennsylvania
  • Philadelphia
  • Philadelphia (county)
  • United States
Extent

1 manuscript map : hand color; 151 x 89 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).
Notes
  • Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor.
  • Relief shown by shading.
  • Annotated: John Montresor, chief engineer.
  • Map sections individually titled: Fort Mifflin on Great Mud Island [1:2,400]--Plan of the attacks against the rebels works on Mud Island surrender'd 16. November 1777 [1:7,200]--View of the rebel fort and works, on Mud Island comprehending Red-Bank on the Jersey shore; taken from * in front of the 6 gun battery Elevation of the commanding officer's house Section through A:B [1:600].