2 results, ordered by Publication Date

A landmark New Jersey map, engraved in Colonial Boston

A landmark map of northern New Jersey and a desirable example of early Colonial engraving and printing. This map was one of three to appear in the 1747 Bill in the Chancery of New Jersey, a vital document reflecting long-standing land disputes of colonial New Jersey. An invaluable review of Colonial New Jersey land ownership […]

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Rare 18th-century map of the Phelps and Gorham Purchase

An extremely rare map of the Phelps and Gorham Purchase in New York’s Finger Lakes Region, reflecting┬áthe mad scramble for land in post-Revolutionary America. With interesting manuscript additions by an early owner. Background Among the biggest losers of the American Revolution were the Iroquois of central and western New York, most of whom had sided […]

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