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A plan of New York Island, with part of Long Island, Staten Island & east New Jersey, with a particular description of the engagement on the Woody Heights of Long Island, between Flatbush and Brooklyn, on the 27th of August 1776 : between His Majesty's forces commanded by General Howe and the Americans under Major General Putnam, shewing also the landing of the British Army on New-York Island, and the taking of the city of New-York &c. on the 15th of September following, with the subsequent disposition of both the armies, 1776

 Item — Container: Closed Stacks, Drawer: 33
Identifier: 2019-SC-034-017


Shows information to Sept. 3, 1776. Below map: "An account of the proceedings of His Majesty's forces at the attack of the rebel works on Long Island, on the 27th of August, 1776 : taken from Gen. Howe's letter to Lord George Germaine, principal Secretary of State for the American Department." State 5 of the map, with Fort Lee or Ft. Constitution added and Younkers unlabeled.


  • 1776


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1 Sheets : 1 map : hand colored ; 48 x 43 cm.

Language of Materials


Reference numbers

Client reference #198; WAG #289311


Richard Arkway, 26 September 1991.

Related references

Comparative cartography [Stevens & Tree], 41e. LC Maps and charts of North America and the West Indies 1750-1789, 1144 Nebenzahl, K. Bibliography of printed battle plans of the American Revolution 1775-1795, 107

Additional details

Scale [ca. 1:84,000]. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings.


Back creased fold, small tear at fold.


London : Wm. Faden, 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