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My back was to the Bronx and Yonkers; to my right was Spuyten Duyvil Creek; below the bridge the Harlem River; and beyond the bridge, my chosen companion for the next 14 miles, the Heere Straat or Breede Weg of Nieuw Amsterdam, which had gradually become the Broadway of New York.
Only recently identified, the simple landscape features a wooden bridge very similar to that built over Spuyten Duyvil Creek in 1769, and figures with the round-brimmed hats favoured in the New World.
Unlike London, New York, or rather Manhattan, is restricted in its area, with the Hudson and the East River on either side, stretching from Battery Park to Spuyten Duyvil Creek bordering The Bronx, from south to north.