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From Dobbs Ferry to Peramus. No 110
From Dobbs Ferry to Perames. No. 110
From Dobbs Ferry to Parames. x
From Dobbs Ferry to Perames
From Dobbs Ferry to Parames
Rough draughts of surveys, begun A.D. 1778 ; 110
Erskine, Robert1735-1780De Witt, Simeon1756-1834De Witt, Richard VarrickUnited StatesContinental Army.Surveying Dept.
18th centuryRevolution, 1775-1783
(W 74⁰06ʹ--W 73⁰53ʹ/N 41⁰01ʹ--N 40⁰58ʹ).
New York (State)Hudson River Valley (N.Y. and N.J.)Rockland County (N.Y.)Bergen County (N.J.)
Early works to 1800.
1 map : ms. ; 38 x 55 cm.
Military topographic map. Covers the townships of Orangetown in Rockland County, New York, and of Harrington and Washington in Bergen County, New Jersey. Shows roads running through Sneden Landing N.Y., Harrington Park, Westwood and Paramus N.J. 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 in Erskine's hand and may be cited as such. Index title, statement of responsibility, date, 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.
Watermark: Whatman crest with pendent initials "G R"
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.
In erased pencil on recto: "No 110"