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A plan of Fort Montgomery & Fort Clinton, taken by His Majesty's forces, under the command of Maj. Genl. Sir Henry Clinton, K:B

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Creator

Holland, Samuel, 1728-1801

Contributor

Des Barres, Joseph F. W. (Joseph Frederick Wallet), 1722-1824

Date

1779

Name on Item

survey'd by Major Holland, Survr. Genl. &c.

Publisher

J.F.W. Des Barres, Esqr.

Scale

Scale [ca. 1:18,000]

Language

English

Location

George Washington's Mount Vernon

Collection (local)

Richard H. Brown Revolutionary War Map Collection at Mount Vernon

Subjects
  • Fort Montgomery State Historic Site (Highlands, N.Y.)--Maps--Early works to 1800
  • Hudson Highlands (N.Y.)--Maps--Early works to 1800
  • Hudson River (N.Y. and N.J.)--Maps--Early works to 1800
Places
  • Fort Montgomery
  • Hudson Highlands State Park
  • Hudson River
  • New York
  • North and Central America
  • Orange (county)
  • United States
Extent

1 map : hand col. ; 39 x 75 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
  • Relief shown by shading and hachures.
  • "Publish'd as the Act directs ..."
  • From volume five of Des Barres' Atlantic Neptune.
  • Scale statement based on description in LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1191.
  • Scale not [ca. 1:6,000] as depicted by bar scale.
  • Watermark: JB, J Bates.
  • Includes ancillary map overlapping main map: Part of Hudsons River, shewing the position of Fort Montgomery and Fort Clinton : with the chevaux de frieze, cables, chains, & c to obstruct the passage of His Majesty's forces up the river / by Lieut. John Knight of the Royal Navy, in 1777. Scale [ca. 1:60,000]. Hand col. ; 45 x 30 cm. Depths shown by soundings.

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