Auction 110, Lot 203

"Plan of the Country from Frogs Point to Cotton River, Shewing the Positions of the American & British Armies from the 12th of October 1776 until the Engagement on the White Plains, on the 28th", Phillips, Richard (Sir)

Subject: New York

Period: 1806 (dated)

Publication: Marshall's Life of Washington

Color: Black & White

Size:
8.7 x 16.4 inches
22.1 x 41.7 cm

A fine Revolutionary War plan centered roughly on White Plains that details the battles and troop positions. The American forces are shown moving northward from a point near present-day Fordham University. Names many property owners, roads, ferries and towns. Locates Fort Washington, Dobbs Ferry, Ft. Independence, Chester, North Castle, etc.

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Condition: A

Dark, crisp impression on thick paper. A hint of offsetting, close trimmed at bottom, still very good.

Estimate: $120 - $140

Sold for: $90

Closed on 3/2/2005

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