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Faden, William (ca. 1750-1836) A Plan of New York island, with part of Long Island... [second issue]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC04177 Author/Creator: Faden, William (ca. 1750-1836) Place Written: London Type: Map Date: 1776/10/19 Pagination: 1 sheet 73.4 x 53.1 cm

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC04177 Author/Creator: Faden, William (ca. 1750-1836) Place Written: London Type: Map Date: 1776/10/19 Pagination: 1 sheet 73.4 x 53.1 cm

Summary of Content: Nebenzahl, Battle Plans of the American Revolution, 107. Second issue dated a month later than GLC 3533 (first issue). This map shows British control of Manhattan.

People: Faden, William, ca. 1750-1836

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: Battle of Long Island (Brooklyn, Brooklyn Heights)Revolutionary WarMilitary HistorySurveying

Sub Era: The War for Independence

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