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To Chinnisee castle. No 97, C
From Senica Lake to Chenisee A. B. C. 97
From Senica Lake to Chenisee A. B. C
Rough draughts of surveys, begun A.D. 1778 ; 97, C
Erskine, Robert1735-1780De Witt, Simeon1756-1834De Witt, Richard VarrickUnited StatesContinental Army.Surveying Dept.
18th centuryRevolution, 1775-1783
(W 77⁰53ʹ--W 77⁰38ʹ/N 42⁰47ʹ--N 42⁰42ʹ).
New York (State)Finger Lakes (N.Y.)Consesus Lake (N.Y.)Livingston County (N.Y.)Ontario County (N.Y.)
Early works to 1800.
1 map : ms. ; 19 x 43 cm.
Military topographic map. Covers the towns of Livonia in Livingston County and of Conesus, Groveland and Leicester in Ontario County, New York. Shows roads running through Cemetery Hill, Foots Corners and Mount Morris. Also shows landforms and streams. Adjusta Lake is now called Consesus Lake.
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 in Erskine's hand appears to have been lost through later cropping. 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.
Stained, creased and abraded. Mounted on cloth, cropped, bound, disbound and silked by subsequent owners. Cleaned after removal of backings 1999; some fill remains. Sheathed in mylar.
In erased pencil on recto, "No 97 C"