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Projections for Closing, and trying the meeting of Surveys. No 99, D
Projections etc., for closing and trying the meeting of Surveys. No 99, D
Projections etc., for closing and trying the meeting of Surveys
Rough draughts of surveys, begun A.D. 1778 ; 99, D
De Witt, Simeon
De Witt, Richard Varrick
(W 74⁰22ʹ--W 73⁰45ʹ/N 41⁰33ʹ--N 41⁰00ʹ).
Dutchess County (N.Y.)Orange County (N.Y.)Putnam County (N.Y.)Rockland County (N.Y.)Westchester County (N.Y.)
Early works to 1800.
1 map : ms. ; 72 x 51 cm.
Military topographic map; an early draft. Covers Dutchess, Orange, Putnam, Rockland and Westchester counties in New York.
Title proper from recto is the work of a later editor--Simeon DeWitt or his assign--subsequent to 1820. Index title, both statements of responsibility, date, series title and series numbering also by Erskine, but on separate index sheet filed at head of series.
Pen-and-ink, pencil on laid paper.
Watermark: crest with pendent initials "G R" Countermark "J Whatman"
Soiled, 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 99 D"
In ink on verso: "No. 99 D"