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Susquehanna and Delaware Rivers headwaters, New York, 1790 (Raster Image)

Description
This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: Map of the head waters of the rivers Susquehanna Delaware embracing the early patents on the south side of the Mohawk River : from the original, drawn about the year 1790, by Simeon DeWitt, Esq. ... ; with the date of each patent now appended from the rec. in surveyr. genls. office, by E.B. O'C. It was published by Weed, Parsons Co. in 1849. Scale [ca. 1:260,000]. Covers portion of Central New York including Oneida, Herkimer, Montgomery, Schenectady, Schoharie, Otsego, Delaware, and Greene Counties. The image inside the map neatline is georeferenced to the surface of the earth and fit to the Universal Transverse Mercator (UTM) Zone 18N NAD83 projection. All map collar and inset information is also available as part of the raster image, including any inset maps, profiles, statistical tables, directories, text, illustrations, index maps, legends, or other information associated with the principal map. This is a cadastral map showing property boundaries, names of property owners, dates of patent, drainage, and more. Includes ill. This layer is part of a selection of digitally scanned and georeferenced historic maps from The Harvard Map Collection as part of the Imaging the Urban Environment project. Maps selected for this project represent major urban areas and cities of the world, at various time periods. These maps typically portray both natural and manmade features at a large scale. The selection represents a range of regions, originators, ground condition dates, scales, and purposes.
Publisher
Harvard Map Collection, Harvard College Library
Year
1790
Held by
Harvard
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