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Report on the defence of the City of New-York, accompanied with maps, views, and topographical plans, 1814
Report on the Defence of the City of New-York, Accompanied With Maps, Views, and Topographical Plans. Addressed to the Committee of the Common Council, 1814.
Swift, J. G. (Joseph Gardner), 1783-1865Renwick, James, 1792-1863Gadsden, James, 1788-1858Holland, John Joseph, approximately 1776-1820
New-York Historical Society
"A collection of thirty-three maps, plans, and views of the fortifications constructed on Manhattan Island during the War of 1812 originally bound up with a beautifully engrossed Report on the Defence of the City of New-York ... Addressed to the Committee of the Common Council by J.G. Swift, Brigadier General, Chief Engineer of the United States, New York, 1814 ... According to a statement at the end of the report, the 'Surveys, Maps & Small views were furnished by Capt. James Renwick & Lieut. James Gadsden; aided by Lieuts. Craig, Turner, De Russy, Kemble & Oothout. Mr. Holland furnished the large Views ...'"--Stokes, I.N.P. Iconography of Manhattan Island, III, p. 551-552. The volume was disbound at some point in its history, and the views, maps, and plans divided between the New-York Historical Society's Museum and Library.
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