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Description

Fine example of this early survey of Boston Harbor, which includes the first depiction of the Battle of Bunker Hill on a printed map, which appeared in the June 1775 Pennsylvania Magazine . This example is offered with the complete June1775 edition of the magazine.

This map is the earliest printed depiction of the Battle of Bunker Hill, June 17, 1775. Printed only days after the battle and nearly 2 months before news of the battle reached England,the references shown in the key note below the cartouche and the not regarding the burning of Charleston by British Regulars on Jun 17, 1775 are the earliest printed references to the battle to appear on a printed map.

The map is also one of the earliest maps printed in America to show Boston Harbor


Condition Description
Text of Magazine laid separately into a custom folder.
Reference
Wheat and Brun 239.