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The Seat of war, in New England

Subject: Map of the eastern half of Massachusetts, Rhode Island and part of New Hampshire showing the lines of troops that marched in from the north, south and west towards Boston during the Battle of Bunkers Hill. Troops and horse drawn carts are seen crossing the land into Boston. Also includes a plan of Boston Harbor and a map of Boston and Charlestown during the Battle.

Metadata

Publisher

Robert Sayer and John Bennett (Firm)

Date

1775

Name on Item

by an American volunteer. ; With the marches of the several corps sent by the colonies, towards Boston. ; With the attack on Bunkers-Hill.

Publisher

Printed for R. Sayer & J. Bennett, no. 53 Fleet Street, as the Act directs

Scale

Scales vary

Language

English

Location

American Antiquarian Society

Collection (local)

American Antiquarian Society Collection

Subjects
  • Bunker Hill, Battle of, Boston, Mass., 1775--Maps
  • Massachusetts--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Maps
  • Boston (Mass.)--Maps
  • New England--Maps
Places
  • Boston
  • Bunker Hill
  • Massachusetts
  • New England
  • North and Central America
  • Suffolk (county)
  • United States
Extent

3 maps on 1 sheet : engraving, hand colored ; maps 45 x 40 cm., or smaller on sheet 56 x 73 cm.

Terms and License
  • Public Domain/No known restrictions on use. Contact host institution to download image.
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Notes
  • Prime meridian: London and Boston.
  • Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings.
  • "Plan of Boston Harbour from an actual survey."
  • "Plan of the town of Boston with the attack on Bunkers-Hill in the peninsula of Charlestown, the 17th of June 1775."

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