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Unknown [Map of roads in the vicinity of Morristown, New Jersey]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.09543 Author/Creator: Unknown Place Written: s.l. Type: Map Date: 8 January 1777 Pagination: 1 p. : docket ; 23 x 23.9 cm.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.09543 Author/Creator: Unknown Place Written: s.l. Type: Map Date: 8 January 1777 Pagination: 1 p. : docket ; 23 x 23.9 cm.

Summary of Content: Indicates roads, some natural features, landmarks ("court house," "Whites Tavern Genl Lees," bridge, landing, etc.), outlying towns, and distance between points on the map. Indicates the location of towns surrounding Morristown. Notes the position of a court house and the direction in which other cities are located. Date from docket. Docketed in Knox's hand as "plan of Roads Round about Morris Town." White's Tavern was the headquarters of General Charles Lee.

People: Knox, Henry, 1750-1806
Durkee, John, 1728-1782
Webb, Nathaniel, 1737-1814
Lee, Charles, 1732-1782

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: Revolutionary WarRevolutionary War GeneralMilitary CampMilitary History

Sub Era: The War for Independence

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