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A sketch of the operations of His Majesty's fleet and army under the command of Vice Admiral the Rt. Hble. Lord Viscount Howe and Genl. Sir Wm. Howe, K.B. in 1776

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Title
A sketch of the operations of His Majesty's fleet and army under the command of Vice Admiral the Rt. Hble. Lord Viscount Howe and Genl. Sir Wm. Howe, K.B. in 1776
Names
Des Barres, Joseph F. W. (Joseph Frederick Wallet), 1722-1824 (Creator)
Moore, George Henry, 1823-1892 (Creator)
Valentine, D. T. (David Thomas), 1801-1869 (Creator)
Hayward, George, approximately 1800- (Creator)
New York (N.Y.). Common Council (Creator)
Collection

Maps of New York City and State

Revolutionary War

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1864 (Inferred)
Place: New York, N.Y.
Publisher: Common Council
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 17-434
Topics
Howe, Richard Howe, Earl, 1726-1799
Howe, William Howe, Viscount, 1729-1814
New York Harbor (N.Y. and N.J.)
Hudson River (N.Y. and N.J.)
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783
New York (State)
Genres
Maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: Published according to Act of Parliament Jany. 17th 1777 by J.F.W. Des Barres Esq.
Statement of responsibility: "Communicated for the Manual by George H. Moore, Librarian of the New-York Historical Society."
Statement of responsibility: Facsimile: "Copied from the original by G. Hayward, 171 Pearl St., N.Y. for D.T. Valentine's Manual, 1864."
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Content: Scale approximately 1:128,700 (W 74°24ʹ--W 73°44ʹ/N 41°15ʹ--N 40°21ʹ).
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map ; 80 x 58 cm
Description
Shows Hudson River from Haverstraw Bay to Sandy Hook with positions and movements of troops and vessels during the New York campaign of 1776. Relief shown pictorially and by hachures; depths shown by soundings. Table of references identifies primary features and events of the campaign.
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 692625921
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b21472365
Folder number: US133.2
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): bf53a080-d486-0135-83ec-25bca6786666
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1722: Creator Born
  • 1824: Creator Died
  • 1864: Issued
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "A sketch of the operations of His Majesty's fleet and army under the command of Vice Admiral the Rt. Hble. Lord Viscount Howe and Genl. Sir Wm. Howe, K.B. in 1776" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1864. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/ddac82b0-d486-0135-049a-497cdcbd32c5

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "A sketch of the operations of His Majesty's fleet and army under the command of Vice Admiral the Rt. Hble. Lord Viscount Howe and Genl. Sir Wm. Howe, K.B. in 1776" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 16, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/ddac82b0-d486-0135-049a-497cdcbd32c5

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1864). A sketch of the operations of His Majesty's fleet and army under the command of Vice Admiral the Rt. Hble. Lord Viscount Howe and Genl. Sir Wm. Howe, K.B. in 1776 Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/ddac82b0-d486-0135-049a-497cdcbd32c5

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A sketch of the operations of His Majesty's fleet and army under the command of Vice Admiral the Rt. Hble. Lord Viscount Howe and Genl. Sir Wm. Howe, K.B. in 1776