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Contraction of the Roads from Danbury to Crompond. No 44
Contraction of the Roads from Danbury to Crumpond &c &c. No. 44
Contraction from Danbury to Crumpond. 44
Contraction of the Roads from Danbury to Crumpond &c &c
Contraction from Danbury to Crumpond
Rough draughts of surveys, begun A.D. 1778 ; 44
De Witt, Simeon
De Witt, Richard Varrick
18th centuryRevolution, 1775-1783
(W 73⁰49ʹ--W73⁰27ʹ/N 41⁰24ʹ--N41⁰16ʹ).
Early works to 1800.
1 map : ms. ; 16 x 53 cm., on sheet 38 x 37 cm.
Military topographic map; lower segment lies to west of upper segment. Map covers the towns of Ridgefield and Bethel in Fairfield County, Connecticut, and of Yorktown, Somers and North Salem in Westchester County, New York. Shows roads running through Danbury, Ridgebury, North Salem, Salem Center, Purdy, Somers, Somers Center, West Somers, Yorktown and Jefferson Valley. Also shows buildings and owners' names, 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 laid paper.
Watermark: crest, L V Ger[revink]
Foxed, creased, frayed, and abraded. Razorcut along roads for copying. 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 44"