CANTONMENT OF THE FORCES IN NORTH AMERICA 11.th OCT.R 1765


CANTONMENT OF THE FORCES IN NORTH AMERICA 11.th OCT.R 1765

Item Information

Title:
CANTONMENT OF THE FORCES IN NORTH AMERICA 11.th OCT.R 1765
Associated name:
Paterson, Daniel, 1738-1825
Date:
[1765]
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
British Library
Collection (local):
British Library Collection
Subjects:
Military planning--United States--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
United States--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Places:
United States
Publisher:
[Place of production not identified] : [producer not identified]
Notes:
Shows British military forces in North America. Key at centre right identifies regiments, companies, half companies and detachments.
Shows and names forts.
Shows borders and boundaries with outline colour.
Shows "LANDS RESERVED FOR THE INDIANS".
Shows "Southern Boundary of the Hudson'-Bay-Company's Territories".
Shows scale bar at centre right in "British Statute Miles".
Shows table of detachments at lower right detailing the number of each rank.
Compare an additional map of the cantonment by Daniel Paterson (see Add MS 11,288.).
Compare "Cantonment of the forces in North America 11th. Octr. 1765" held by the Library of Congress (Call Number G3301.R2 1765 .C3 Vault).
Compare "Cantonment of the forces in North America 11th October, 1765" held by the John Hopkins Library (E195 .C23 c. 1).
Copy at Add Ms 11,287. is dissected into 12 pieces and laid on linen. Folds. Shows oval stamp of the British Museum in red at upper left and "37 21 234 9" added in pencil. Verso shows red stamps of the British Museum. Label to verso shows "CANTONMENT IN N. AMERICA 11.th OCT.R 1765" with additional note "Purchased in Dec 1837" and giving the pressmark "MS.ADD.11,287". Additional label to verso repeats pressmark.
Extent:
1 map : dissected in 12 pieces and laid on linen, manuscript pen and ink with watercolour ; 51 x 62 cm
Scale:
Scale approximately 1:6,500,000
Language:
English
Catalog Record:
http://searcharchives.bl.uk/IAMS_VU2:IAMS032-002109045
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