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Route of the Western Army. No 103-1st [i.e., No. 101-3rd]
Spherical Projections 2 [sic] Miles an inch. 103
Spherical Projections 2 [sic] Miles an inch
Rough draughts of surveys, begun A.D. 1778 ; 100, 3rd
De Witt, Simeon
De Witt, Richard Varrick
18th centuryRevolution, 1775-1783
(W 77⁰03ʹ--W 73⁰45ʹ/N 43⁰00ʹ--N 39⁰45ʹ).
New JerseyHudson River Valley (N.Y. and N.J.)Delaware River Valley (N.Y.-Del. and N.J.)Susquehanna River ValleyFinger Lakes (N.Y.)New York (State)Pennsylvania
Early works to 1800.
1 map : ms. ; 75 x 55 cm.
Military topographical map. Covers parts of New York, Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
Shows relief by hachures.
Title proper from recto is the work of a later editor--Simeon DeWitt or his assign--subsequent to 1820. Although the title accurately describes the map, the number associated with it is incorrect. This sheet is one of the "spherical projections" pertaining to number 100 and properly attributed to Erskine's hand not Lodge's. Index title, both statements of responsibility, date, series title and series numbering by Erskine, but on separate index sheet filed at head of series.
Sheet carries no title on verso.
Pen-and-ink, pencil on laid paper.
Watermark: "J WHATMAN" Countermark: crest with pendent initials "G R"
Soiled, stained, creased and abraded. Mounted on cloth, bound and cropped, disbound and silked by subsequent owners. Cleaned after removal of backings 1999; some fill remains. Sheathed in mylar.
In pencil on recto: "No 103 1st" and on verso "No 103."