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A chorographical map of the Province of New-York in North America, divided into counties, manors, patents and townships : exhibiting likewise all the private grants of land made and located in that Province, 1779

Identifier: 2020-IL-001-154

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.


  • 1779


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.


3 Sheets : 1 map on 3 sheets : color ; 186 x 138 cm, sheets 62 x 41 cm

Language of Materials


Reference numbers

Client reference #49; WAG #289197


Richard B. Arkway Inc., 18 January 1993.

Related references

LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1070

Additional details

Scale [ca. 1:326,000]. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by form lines. Hand colored. Prime meridian: London. Inscribed: To His Excellency Major General William Tryon ... "Advertisement. The tracts of land coloured red, are military grants ... Those with a green edge are manors, and those coloured yellow are townships ... " Appears in Thomas Jefferys' The American atlas. 1776.


London : Wm. Faden, 1779


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