by Robert Erskine F.R.S. Geogr. A. U.S. and Assistants.
Military topographic map. Covers an area between the Hudson and Houstonic Rivers; i.e., most of Putnam and Dutchess Counties in New York, northern Fairfield County and part of Litchfield County in Connecticut. Shows roads, buildings and owners' names, also landforms and streams.
Shows relief by hachures.
Title proper from recto is the work of a later editor--Simeon DeWitt or his assign--subsequent to 1820. Title from verso is in Erskine's hand and may be cited as such. Index title, statement 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 five pieces laid paper, assembled. Sixth piece at upper left has wove finish.
Watermarks: lily (twice) and, on separate sheets, S & K (twice). Largest sheet bears none.
Torn, foxed, creased, frayed, and abraded. Mounted on cloth, bound and cropped, disbound and silked by subsequent owners. Cleaned after removal of backings 1999; some fill remains. Lined with China paper. Sheathed in mylar.
In pencil on recto: "No 35," "Love L"
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