by Robert Erskine F.R.S. Geogr. A. U.S. and Assistants.
Military topographic map. Covers the townships of Hope, Oxford and Harmony in Warren County, New Jersey. Shows roads running through Swayze Mills and Oxford Church. Also shows buildings and owners' names, landforms and streams.
Shows relief by hachures.
Title proper on recto is the work of a later editor--Simeon DeWitt or his assign--subsequent to 1820. Title number also occurs on verso in Erskine's hand. Index title, statement of responsibility, date, series title and series numbering also by Erskine, but on separate index sheet filed at head of series.
Coordinates describe only that area of map showing the road, not the Delaware River and its watergap to north.
Pen-and-ink, pencil on laid paper.
Watermarks: "W H" beneath lily, similar to no. 693 in Gravell, Thomas L. and George Miller. Catalogue of American watermarks 1690-1835. New York: 1979. (Thrice.)
Stained, 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. Re-lined; backing shows recto upper and lower right.
In pencil on recto: "No 69 8th"
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