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[Map of roads in the area bounded by Peekskill and Fishkill (N.Y.), Quaker Hill and Ridgeberry (Conn.)]. No 131
Fishkill River, Peekskill Hollow, Mohopack Pond etc. 131
Fishkill River, Peekskill Hollow, Mohopack Pond etc
Rough draughts of surveys, begun A.D. 1778 ; 131
De Witt, Simeon
De Witt, Richard Varrick
Guthorn, Peter J. American maps and map makers of the revolution,
[Between 1778 and 1780]
18th centuryRevolution, 1775-1783
(W 73⁰55ʹ--W 73⁰30ʹ/N 41⁰40ʹ--N 41⁰18ʹ).
New York (State)Hudson River Valley (N.Y. and N.J.)Dutchess County (N.Y.)Putnam County (N.Y.)Westchester County (N.Y.)Fairfield County (Conn.)
Early works to 1800.
1 map : ms., col. ; 77 x 53 cm.
Military topographic map. Covers the towns of Dover, Pawling, Beekman and East Fishkill in Dutchess County; of Phillipstown, Putnam Valley, Kent, Carmel, South East and Patterson in Putnam County; and of North Salem, Somers, Yorktown and Cortlandt in Westchester County, New York; also the town of Ridgefield in Fairfield County, Connecticut. Map shows buildings and owners' names, landforms and streams.
Shows relief by hachures.
Attributed to Eskine by cataloger.
Title proper devised by cataloger. Title number appears on recto of map but is the work of a later editor--Simeon DeWitt or his assign--subsequent to 1820. No verso title.
Date based on attribution to Erskine.
Pen-and-ink, pencil on laid paper. Watercolor for some township boundary lines.
Watermark: "J WHATMAN" accompanied by crest with pendant initials "G R"
Soiled, creased, frayed and abraded. Mildew damage. Mounted on cloth, bound and cropped, disbound and silked by subsequent owners. Cleaned after removal of backings 1999; some fill remains. Re-lined with China paper. Sheathed in mylar.
In pencil on recto: "No 131"