I will never consent to have our sex considered an inferior point of light. Let each planet shine in their own orbit. God and nature designed it so — if man is Lord, woman is Lordess — that is what I contend for.
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British Headquarters Map of New York, 1782
Created by the British military in 1782 when they controlled New York City during the American Revolution, no other map of Manhattan Island from this era depicts so many natural features in such detail. The natural features include salt marshes, streams, hills, and woods — important obstacles to soldiers as they traveled the island.