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A Plan of the City of New York
A Plan of the City of New York
TitleA Plan of the City of New York
DescriptionFacsimile of a 1776 map of the City of New York showing streets, government offices, markets, two schools, a synagogue and Jewish cemetery, churches, the fort, and two wharves. Number 5 in upper left corner. At bottom left, "No. 5.--'Major Holland Map,' 1776. A plan of the city, drawn by Major Holland, Surveyor General of the British Army. Surveyed as far as Orchard Street and 'De Lancy's Square.'" Size, 15x16. Price, (sheets) 1.25." Handwritten on the back in pencil, "Gift of R. N. Taintor."
Dimensions19 x 24 in.
NotesPublished by Dunreath Publishing Company. At the upper left is a number 5 and also on the note of explanation at the bottom attached to the facsimile. It is not certain to what these numbers refer. Possibly a set of facsimiles reproduced by Dunreath that formerly appeared in what is commonly called D. T. Valentine's Manual of New York published mainly in the 1850s.

Map was originally cataloged as MVSC Q 917.47 D95 Vol. 5.
Location DepictedNew York, New York
CreatorMajor Holland
Henry Dunreath Tyler
Call NumberSC117, Series 4-12: U.S. & States #16 (drawer)
Local SubjectNew York City, New York
SourcePossibly D. T. Valentine's Manual of New York.
Digital FormatTIFF displayed as JPEG 2000
RepositoryMissouri Valley Special Collections, Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, Missouri
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Item ID162760
Item TypeMap
CONTENTdm number1555
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