Auction 98, Lot 97

"A Map of Connecticut and Rhode Island, with Long Island Sound, &c.", Anon.

Subject: Colonial New England

Period: 1776 (published)

Publication: Gentleman's Magazine

Color: Black & White

Size:
8.8 x 6.8 inches
22.4 x 17.3 cm

A fine Revolutionary War map based on Thomas Kitchin's 1758 map but not showing the townships. Labels Fairfield, New Haven and New London counties in Connecticut. There is good detail of the early settlements, roads and a copper mine near Simsbury, CT. Complete with the issue of Gentleman's Magazine, November 1776 with an interesting letter from General Howe on the taking of New York and his declaration to the American people.

References: Jolly GENT-249; McKorkle #C776-1 & R776-1; Thompson #25; Sellers & Van Ee #819.

Condition: A

Faint offsetting, overall fine.

Estimate: $240 - $275

Sold for: $325

Closed on 3/6/2002

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