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Sketch of the surprise of German Town by the American forces commanded by General Washington October 4th 1777, 1784

 Item — Container: Closed Stacks, Drawer: 36
Identifier: 2020-IL-001-090

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.

Dates

  • 1784

Creator

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.

Extent

1 Sheets : 1 map : hand colored ; 45 x 52 cm.

Language of Materials

English

Reference numbers

Client reference #57; WAG #289210

Provenance

Richard Arkway, 17 December 1996.

Related references

Nebenzahl, K. Bibliography of printed battle plans of the American Revolution 1775-1795, 129. Phillips. List of Maps of America, p. 299

Additional details

Scale [ca. 1:23,500]. Relief shown by hachures. Shows military positions and movements, drainage, and roads. Includes references with narrative text.

Created/Published

London : Published by Wm. Faden, Geographer to the King, Charing Cross, 1784

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections at the Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study of George Washington Repository

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