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From Alexandria to near Colchester. No 124, M
From Alexandria to near Colchester. M 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 Alexandria to near Colchester
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, M
Erskine, Robert1735-1780De Witt, Simeon1756-1834De Witt, Richard VarrickUnited StatesContinental Army.Surveying Dept.
(W 77⁰17ʹ--W 77⁰01ʹ/N 38⁰52ʹ--N 38⁰41ʹ).
VirginiaArlington County (Va.)Fairfax County (Va.)Prince William County (Va.)
Early works to 1800.
1 map : ms. ; 49 x 61 cm.
Military topographic map. Covers the city of Alexandria and the counties of Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William in Virginia. Shows roads running through Arlington, Alexandria, Hayfield and Pohick. 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)
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.