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A Plan of New York Island, with part of Long Island, Staten Island & east New Jersey : with a particular description of the engagement on the Woody Heights of Long Island, between Flatbush and Brooklyn, on the 27th. of August 1776 between His Majesty's forces commanded by General Howe and the Americans under Major General Putnam, with the subsequent disposition of both armies

Description
Relief shown by hachures; depths shown by soundings. Original issue, 2nd state of the plate; northernmost point lettered, "Fort." On large paper with printed text in 4 columns below. Title of text: An account of the proceedings of His Majesty's forces at the attack of the rebels works on Long Island, on the 27th of August 1776. In lower right-hand corner: Engraved by W. Faden, (successor to the late Mr. Jefferys, geographer to the King) the corner of St. Martin's-Lane, Charing-Cross, and to be had of Mess. Wallis and Stonehouse, booksellers, Ludgate Street. Historic Maps copy imperfect: map torn in two places, with some loss of text.
Publisher
London : Engraved & publish'd ... by Wm. Faden ..., Octr. 19th, 1776.
Place(s)
New York
Subject(s)
Long Island, Battle of, New York, N.Y., 1776—Maps—Early works to 1800 and New York (N.Y.)—Maps—Early works to 1800
Held by
Princeton
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