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New York City, Northern New Jersey, Westchester County and the Hudson River as far as New Windsor. A
New York City, Northern New Jersey, Westchester County and the Hudson River as far as New Windsor
Rough draughts of surveys, begun A.D. 1778
De Witt, Richard Varrick
Guthorn, Peter J. American maps and map makers of the revolution,
18th centuryRevolution, 1775-1783
(W 74⁰22ʹ--W 73⁰00ʹ/N 41⁰35ʹ--N 40⁰40ʹ).
ConnecticutNew JerseyNew York (State)Hudson River Valley (N.Y. and N.J.)
Early works to 1800.
1 map : ms. ; 48 x 39 cm.
Military topographic map. Covers western Connecticut, the southernmost tip of New York and northwestern New Jersey.
Shows relief by hachures and pictorially.
Title proper and statement of responsibility from recto is original.
Pen-and-ink, pencil on laid paper.
Watermark: "L V GERREVINK" beneath crest, similar to Gravell and Miller foreign watermark no. 318. Countermark: "IV"
Stained, soiled, 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. Newly backed with China paper. Sheathed in mylar.