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Map, New York Island, etc, and an account of the Siege of New York, scale about 1.5 miles to 1 inch, published by William Faden, Charing Cross, London, 1776.
As well as the caption below the map there is a long account of the taking of the City of New York taken from a letter from General Howe to the government in England.
inscription:-  printed -on- below map 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.
inscription:-  printed -on- below map Engraved & Published according to Act of Parliament Octr. 19th. 1776. by Wm. Faden. successor to the late Mr. Ts. Jefferys, Geographer to the King, Charing Cross, LONDON
scale line:-  3 miles = 57.1 mm
dimension:-  scale = 1 to 85000 ? (1 to 84554 from scale line assuming modern mile)

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MN: 7.1.2002