|Title||Map of Jersey City, Hoboken & Suburbs. Water Commissioners. Appointed by the Act of the State Legislature, March, 8, 1851.|
|Collection||Hoboken Map & Guide Collection|
|Credit||Gift of City of Hoboken; Department of Public Services|
|Scope & Content||
Map of Jersey City, Hoboken & Suburbs. Made for John R. Ward, A. L. Van Buskirk, D.S. Gregory, Edwin A. Stevens, Edward Coles, Water Commissioners. Appointed by the Act of the Legislature of New Jersey, March, 18, 1851. By Clerk & Bacot, City Surveyors, Jersey City. Lithographed paper mounted on canvas, 39" high x 54" wide. Scales: roughly 1/4" = 100 feet; 1-7/8" = 1/8 mile.
Not dated other than the legislative act date, probably issued 1851 - 1852. Some later faint pencil notations. Mounted on canvas in the late 1980's.
Hoboken is at the bottom right. Images available:
1. Right third with Hoboken and map title
2. Full map
3-6. Overlapping details of top from left to right
7-10. Overlapping details of bottom from left to right
Stevens, Edwin A.
Ward, John R.
Van Buskirk, A.L.
|Year Range from||1851|
|Year Range to||1852|
Hoboken City Hall
|Caption||detail right Hoboken|
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