by Robert Erskine F.R.S. Geogr. A. U.S. and Assistants.
Military topographic map. Covers the counties of James City and York, also Williamsburg City in Virginia. Shows roads running through Lightfoot, Williamsburg, Charles Corner, Sawmill Corner, Blacksmith Corner and Yorktown. Also shows buildings, 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 contemporaneous with map and may be cited as such. Index title, statement of responsibility, series title and series numbering also contemporaneous, but on separate index sheet filed at head of series.
Date 1781 inferred by cataloger.
Pen-and-ink, pencil on laid paper.
Watermark: " J WHATMAN" accompanied by crest (no pendent initials)
Foxed, 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.
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