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A plan of the city of New-York & its environs to Greenwich, on the North or Hudsons River, and to Crown Point, on the East or Sound River : shewing the several streets, publick buildings, docks, fort & battery, with the true form & course of the commanding grounds, with and without the town

Shows fortifications, buildings and fields. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Oriented with north to upper right corner. "Engraved from the original map by John Montresor, for D.T. Valentine's Manual for 1855 by G. Hayward, 120 Water St., N.Y." Dedication: To the Honble. Thos. Gage, Esqr., Major General and Commander in Chief of His Majesty's forces in North America, and Colonel of the 22d regiment of foot, this plan is most humbly inscribd by his obedient servant, John Montresor, engineer. Includes references and note. Inset: A chart of the entrance to New York from Sandy Hook, shewing the properest channel for sailing with ye banks and depths of water (scale [ca. 1:126,720]).
[New York, N.Y. : Common Council, 1855]
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Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)—Maps—Early works to 1800—Facsimiles and New York (N.Y.)—History—Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775—Maps—Early works to 1800—Facsimiles
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