To His Excellency Genl. Washington, Commander in Chief of the armies of the United States of America ; this plan of the investment of York and Gloucester has been surveyed and laid down, 1782
Scope and Contents
This collection contains approximately 300 rare printed maps, unique manuscript maps, and published texts collected by Richard H. Brown, which pertain to the American Revolutionary War era.
- Bauman, Sebastian (Creator, Person)
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1 Sheets : 1 map, hand colored ; 66 x 48 cm
Language of Materials
Client Reference # 15 ; WAG # 289142
Boston Rare Maps ; Martayan Lan Augustyn Inc., 2 February 1998
Scale [ca. 1:14,500] ; Shows units, ships, lines of fire, and successive positions. Oriented with north to the upper left. Relief shown by hachures. ""This plan was taken between the 22nd & 28th of October, 1781."" Includes "References to the British lines" with illus. of ships and "Explanation" of the American and French siege operations. Name on item "and is most humbly dedicated by His Excellency's obedient and very humble servant, Sebastn. Bauman, Major of the New York or 2nd Regt. of Artillery ; R. Scot, sculp."
Some darkened spots top left