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To the Hone. Jno. Hancock, Esqre. president of ye Continental Congress, this map of the seat of civil war in America, is respectfully inscribed by his most obedient humble servant, 1775

Identifier: 2020-IL-001-151

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.


  • 1775


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 ; 37 x 44 cm

Language of Materials


Reference numbers

Client reference #233; WAG #289318


Swann Auction Galleries, 10 October 2013.

Related references

Nebenzahl, K. Bibliography of printed battle plans of the American Revolution, 12 Wheat & Brun. Maps and charts published in America, 204

Additional details

Scale [ca. 1:316,000]. Cover eastern Massachusetts, Rhode Island and part of Connecticut. Relief shown pictorially. Indexed for points of interest. Insets with indexes: Plan of Boston and its environs, 1775 -- A view of the lines thrown up on Boston Neck; by the ministerial army. Second state, with legend symbols in right margin outside the neat line.


Backed, margin loss, some staining, overall darkening.


Philadelphia : [Publisher not identified], 1775

Repository Details

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

PO Box 3600
Mount Vernon VA 22121