Auction 122, Lot 307

"A Plan of the Country from Frogs Point to Croton River Shewing the Positions of the American and British Armies from the 12th of October 1776 until the Engagement on the White Plains on the 28th", Lewis, Samuel

Subject: Revolutionary War, New York

Period: 1807 (circa)

Publication: Marshall's Life of Washington

Color: Hand Color

Size:
8.5 x 16 inches
21.6 x 40.6 cm

A handsome Revolutionary War plan that centers roughly on White Plains and 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+

A couple small spots in margin, else fine with strong later color.

Estimate: $120 - $160

Sold for: $210

Closed on 12/5/2007

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