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Sketch of the position of the British forces at Elizabeth Town Point after their return from Connecticut Farm, in the province of East Jersey: under the command of his excelly. Leiutt. [sic] Genl. Knyphausen, on the 8th June 1780

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Creator

Hills, John, (Surveyor)

Contributor

Faden, William, 1750?-1836

Date

1784

Name on Item

by John Hills, lieut. 23d. Regt. & asst. engr.

Publisher

Willm. Faden, Charing Cross

Scale

Scale ca. 1:7,100

Language

English

Location

Newberry Library

Collection (local)

Newberry Library Collection

Subjects
  • Elizabeth (N.J.)--Maps
  • Springfield, N.J., Battle of, 1780--Maps
  • United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Maps
Places
  • Elizabeth
  • New Jersey
  • North and Central America
  • Springfield
  • Union (county)
  • United States
Extent

1 map : col. ; 62 x 52 cm.

Terms and License
  • No known copyright restrictions.
  • Contact host institution for more information.
Notes
  • Shows fortifications, bridge of boats, and positions of individual British units during their retreat to Staten Island.
  • Oriented with north at right.
  • Relief shown by shading.
  • Table of references provides further information.
  • Detached from: Faden, William, [Atlas of battle plans, ca. 1783], no. 25.
  • The atlas was previously owned by British general Sir Henry Clinton.

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