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Contractions in the Jerseys 1 Mile an Inch. No 106, B
Contraction in the Jerseys 1 mile an Inch. 106
Contraction in the Jerseys 1 mile an Inch
Rough draughts of surveys, begun A.D. 1778 ; 106, B
Erskine, Robert1735-1780De Witt, Simeon1756-1834De Witt, Richard VarrickUnited StatesContinental Army.Surveying Dept.
18th centuryRevolution, 1775-1783
(W 74⁰42ʹ--W 74⁰08ʹ/N 40⁰48ʹ--N 40⁰28ʹ).
New JerseyUnion County (N.J.)Somerset County (N.J.)Morris County (N.Y.)
Early works to 1800.
1 map : ms. ; 76 x 51 cm.
Military topographic map. Covers the counties of Union, Somerset and Morris in New Jersey. Shows buildings and owners' names, landforms and streams. Also shows position of "Maryland Enc[ampmen]t 1778."
Shows relief by hachures.
Title proper from recto is the work of a later editor--Simeon DeWitt or his assign--subsequent to 1820. This sheet bears no title on verso. Index title, both statements of responsibility, date, series title and series numbering by Erskine, but on separate index sheet filed at head of series.
Pen-and-ink, pencil on laid paper.
Watermark: "J WHATMAN" accompanied by crest with pendent initials "G R"
Stained, creased, frayed and abraded. Mounted on cloth, bound and cropped, disbound and silked by subsequent owners. Cleaned after removal of backings 1999; re-backed with China paper. Sheathed in mylar.
Imperfect: lacking 1 x 4 cm. at center of sheet.
In ink on verso "No 106 B B B"
In pencil on recto: "No 106 B"