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Erskine, Robert1735-1780De Witt, Simeon1756-1834De Witt, Richard VarrickUnited StatesContinental Army.Surveying Dept.
Rough Contraction in the Jerseys: 8 Miles to an Inch. No 81
Rough Contraction in the Jerseys: 8 Miles an inch. 81
Rough Contraction in the Jerseys
1 map : ms. ; 22 x 34 cm.
Rough draughts of surveys, begun A.D. 1778 ; 81
Military topographic map. Covers Bergen, Essex, Hunterdon, Morris, Somerset, Warren and Union counties in New Jersey. Shows roads, buildings and owners' names, also 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. Index title, statement of responsibility, date, series title and series numbering by Erskine, but on separate index sheet filed at head of series.
Pen-and-ink, pencil on laid paper.
Watermark: "CC" beneath crown; the second C is reversed and interlocked with the first. No similar mark is in Gravell and Miller.
Stained, soiled, frayed 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 pencil on recto: "No 81"
Scale [1:1,300,000] 8 Mi. to an In.
(W 75⁰14ʹ--W 74⁰11ʹ/N 41⁰00ʹ--N 40⁰21ʹ).
mapEarly works to 1800.