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From near Princeton to Trenton. No 121, B
From near Princeton to Trenton. No 121 B
From where a road branches off to M[iddle] Bush to Trenton. A & B. 121
From near Princeton to Trenton
From where a road branches off to M[iddle] Bush to Trenton. A & B
Rough draughts of surveys, begun A.D. 1778 ; 121, B
De Witt, Simeon
De Witt, Richard Varrick
[1780 or 1781]
Revolution, 1775-178318th century
(W 74⁰47ʹ--W 74⁰39ʹ/N 40⁰22ʹ--N 40⁰12ʹ).
New JerseyDelaware River Valley (N.Y.-Del. and N.J.)Stony Brook Valley (N.J.)Mercer County (N.J.)
Early works to 1800.
1 map : ms. ; 58 x 49 cm.
Military topographic map. Covers the township of Lawrence in Mercer County, New Jersey. Shows roads running through Princeton, Lawrenceville and Trenton. 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 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.
Pen-and-ink, pencil on laid paper.
Watermark: "J WHATMAN" accompanied by crest (no pendent initials)
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.