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A plan of the Narrows of Hells-gate in the East River, near which batteries of cannon and mortars were erected on Long Island with a view to take off the defences and make breaches in the rebel fort on the opposite shore to facilitate a landing of troops on New York Island.

A plan of the Narrows of Hells-gate in the East River, near which batteries of cannon and mortars were erected on Long Island with a view to take off the defences and make breaches in the rebel fort on the opposite shore to facilitate a landing of troops on New York Island.

 
 
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Scale ca. 1:2,400.
Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor.
Has watermarks.
Relief shown by shading.
In upper margin: no. 6.
Includes "References."
LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1154
Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
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01/01/1776
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Blaskowitz, Charles.
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