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Contraction from Hartford New Haven, Norwalk, Bedford +c. No 102
Contraction of Do. 102
Contraction of from Hartford, Newhaven, Norwalk Bedford &c. 102
Contraction of Do
Contraction of from Hartford, Newhaven, Norwalk Bedford &c
Rough draughts of surveys, begun A.D. 1778 ; 102
De Witt, Simeon
De Witt, Richard Varrick
18th centuryRevolution, 1775-1783
(W 74⁰05ʹ--W 72⁰35ʹ/N 41⁰50ʹ--N 40⁰25ʹ).
Early works to 1800.
1 map : ms. ; 61 x 46 cm.
Military topographic map. Covers Westchester, Putnam, Nassau and Suffolk counties in New York, and also New York City; and Fairfield, Litchfield, New Haven and Hartford Counties in Connecticut.
Title proper from recto is the work of a later editor--Simeon DeWitt or his assign--subsequent to 1820. Primary statement of responsibility and date from lower left of map recto are original. Index title, secondary statements of responsibility, 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.
Soiled, stained, mildewed creased, frayed and abraded. Mounted on cloth, bound, disbound and silked by subsequent owners. Cleaned after removal of backings 1999; relined with China paper. Sheathed in mylar.
Imperfect: lacking 2 x 3 cm. at left center.
In pencil on recto: "No 102"
In ink on verso: "No. 102"