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Collection Reference Number GLC03795
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1775 
Title Autograph manuscript map of Boston drawn and annotated by Trumbull
Date September 1775
Author Trumbull, John (fl. 1775)  
Document Type Map
Content Description Drawn for Washington on paper watermarked Norwich [Conn.]. Said to be one of the maps which introduced Trumbull to Washington's favor. It shows Boston, Cambridge and the surrounding harbor, with fortifications. Reproduced as a print in Theodore Sizer, Works of Col. John Trumbull (New Haven 1967), fig. 249, who refers to the original as "lost." This autograph manuscript is reproduced in The Correspondence of Captain Nathan and Lois Peters (Connecticut Historical Society, 1980).
Subjects Revolutionary War  Military History  American Statesmen  Continental Army  Geography and Natural History  Art, Music, Theater, and Film  Fortification  President  
Place written Boston, Massachusetts
Theme The American Revolution; The Presidency; Science, Technology, Invention
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859