[British troop dispositions in and near New York City, July and August 1781].
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- [British troop dispositions in and near New York City, July and August 1781].
- Finished, colored map of the New York City area controlled by the British showing positions of units and giving their numerical strengths.
- Additions to Long Island portion of the map by Henry Clinton show topographical features and unit positions, probably relating to the 1776 Battle of Long Island.
- Additional notations by Clinton are on the verso of the map including the statement: This map of his to shew my force in Augt. & July 81 & how the troops were disposed & employed.
- Other notations on the verso described planned disruption of American military activities by a British force.
- On a separate sheet Clinton has totaled the number of troops in the New York City area and added further related comments.
- Names and Subjects
- Long Island, Battle of, New York, N.Y., 1776--Maps, Manuscript.
- Manuscript maps.
- Maps shelf.
- Clinton Maps.
- Brun Guide.
- New York Harbor (N.Y. and N.J.)--Manuscript maps.
- Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)--Manuscript maps.
- New York (N.Y.)--Manuscript maps.
- Long Island (N.Y.)--Manuscript maps.
- New York (State)--Manuscript maps.
- New Jersey--Manuscript maps.
- United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Manuscript maps.
- Clinton, Henry,--Sir,--1738?-1795.
- Physical Description
- 1 ms. map ; 47.2 x 65 cm.
- Map Scale
- Scale indeterminate.
- Digitized through a gift from Barry Lawrence Ruderman Antique Maps
- William L. Clements Library
- Date Added/Updated
- 2019-09-06 13:52:22
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- Image Size
- 11720 x 7936
- File Size
- 3 MB
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"[British troop dispositions in and near New York City, July and August 1781].". https://quod.lib.umich.edu/w/wcl1ic/x-8655/wcl008726. University of Michigan Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 01, 2022.