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Samuel Holland / Henry Dunreath Tyler:  Map of the Original Grants of Village Lots from the Dutch West India Company to the Inhabitants of New-Amsterdam, (Now New-York.) lying below the present line of Wall Street. Grants commencing A.D. 1642 . . . 1897

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Title: Map of the Original Grants of Village Lots from the Dutch West India Company to the Inhabitants of New-Amsterdam, (Now New-York.) lying below the present line of Wall Street. Grants commencing A.D. 1642 . . . 1897

Map Maker: Samuel Holland /  Henry Dunreath Tyler

Place / Date: New York / 1897

Coloring: Colored

Size: 24 x 17 inches

Condition: VG

Price: SOLD

Inventory ID: 33902mb


Description:

Presentation copy of this fine late 19th Century map showing the earliest known land grants in Lower Manhattan.

The map purports to show "the first conception of property in the Toune of Manhattan, or New Amsterdam," with street names, plat owners, and some updating of names of streets.  Of historical note is the home of Augustyn Heermans, shown in the lower left corner, who would go on to create one of the most important 17th Century Colonial of Virginia & Maryland in 1673  memory.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/h

The pencil note at the bottom shows that the map was presented by the publisher to the Maine Historical Society in 1903.  


Condition Description: Pencil notes in the margins, including the stamp of the Maine Historical Society.


Related Categories:
Maps of the Northeast (New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey)
City Plans & Views of Eastern US Cities

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