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The country twenty five miles round New York, 1776

 Item — Drawer: 122 : L : 8, Section: 4
Identifier: 2019-SC-034-024
The country twenty five miles round New York
The country twenty five miles round New York

Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

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.


  • 1776


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research during scheduled appointments. Researchers must complete the Washington Library’s Special Collections and Archives Registration Form before access is provided. The library reserves the right to restrict access to certain items for preservation purposes.


1 Sheets : 1 map ; hand colored ; 37 x 38 cm. on sheet 60 x 42 cm.

Language of Materials


Reference numbers

Client reference #59; WAG #289214


Martayan Lan Augustyn Inc., 24 June 1993.

Related references

LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1096. Nebenzahl, K. Bibliography of printed battle plans of the American Revolution 1775-1795, 110. Comparative cartography [Stevens & Tree], 43a

Additional details

Scale [ca. 1:215,000]. Relief shown pictorially. "Published according to act of Parliament, 1st November, 1776, by W. Hawkes, (successor to T. Kitchin) ..." Shows radial distances. Includes "Chronological table of the most interesting occurrences since the commencement of hostilities in North America." First state of this map.


Slightly yellowed, some rippling.


London : W. Hawkes, 1776

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections at The George Washington Presidential Library at Mount Vernon Repository

PO Box 3600
Mount Vernon VA 22121