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From Allen's Ordinary through Williamsburgh to York. No 124, U
From Allens ordinary through Williamsburgh to York. U No 124
Route to York in Virginia, A B C D E F G H I K L M [N O P Q] R S T U. 124
From Allens ordinary through Williamsburgh to York
Route to York in Virginia, A B C D E F G H I K L M [N O P Q] R S T U
Rough draughts of surveys, begun A.D. 1778 ; 124, U
Erskine, Robert1735-1780De Witt, Simeon1756-1834De Witt, Richard VarrickUnited StatesContinental Army.Surveying Dept.
(W 76⁰46ʹ--W 76⁰30ʹ/N 37⁰21ʹ--N 37⁰13ʹ).
VirginiaJames City County (Va.)York County (Va.)
Early works to 1800.
1 map : ms. ; 49 X 61 cm.
Military topographic map. Covers the counties of James City and York, also Williamsburg City in Virginia. Shows roads running through Lightfoot, Williamsburg, Charles Corner, Sawmill Corner, Blacksmith Corner and Yorktown. Also shows buildings, 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.
Date 1781 inferred by cataloger.
Pen-and-ink, pencil on laid paper.
Watermark: " J WHATMAN" accompanied by crest (no pendent initials)
Foxed, 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.