Undated manuscript sketch of Beverwyck now the City of Albany

Undated manuscript sketch map of Beverwyck (an early name for Albany), showing major streets and the course of the proposed palisades erected in 1659. The sketch shows the location of Yonker and Rum streets, with the guard house and city gates. The paper is incorrectly endorsed New Jersey.

Plan written on the recto surface only.
Identifier
NYSA_A0272-78_V01_p058
Date
circa 1659
Language
Dutch
Source
New York State Archives. New York (State). Dept. of State. Applications for land grants, 1642-1803. Series A0272-78, Volume 1, page 58.
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