Finely executed early facsimile Joseph Ellicott's important early map of Buffalo, New York.
The map shows the early layout of the town on the east side of Lake Erie, focusing on the modern downtown area of Buffalo.
In the upper left, Pease includes and Map of the Village of New Amsterdam, the original name for Buffalo).
Ellicott, as surveyor for the Holland Land Company, designed the city of Buffalo on the same grid system as endured in the modern downtown area. The lots illustrated on the map were sold beginning in 1801 by the Holland Land Company.