Ratzer, Bernard Plan of the City of New York in North America
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Engraved by Jeffrey and Fagan. Oversize engraving showing lower Manhattan Island, part of Brooklyn and Hoboken, N.J. A cartouche extending across the bottom has a panoramic "South West View of the City of New York." Based upon the survey of 1766-1767. The map shows city blocks, streams and shallows. Dedicated to Sir Henry Moore, Governor in Chief of New York. The survey was commissioned because of the Stamp Act riots but not published until just before the British invasion. Stokes and Haskell, B-82, pl. 20, call this "one of the most beautiful, important, and accurate early maps of New York" (p.22). Not in Nebenzahl, Battle Plans of the American Revolution.
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