CANTONMENT of HIS MAJESTY'S FORCES in N. AMERICA ACCORDING TO THE DISPOSITION NOW MADE & TO BE COMPLETED AS SOON AS PRACTICABLE taken from the general Distribution dated at New York 29.th March 1766


CANTONMENT of HIS MAJESTY'S FORCES in N. AMERICA ACCORDING TO THE DISPOSITION NOW MADE & TO BE COMPLETED AS SOON AS PRACTICABLE taken from the general Distribution dated at New York 29.th March 1766

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Title:
CANTONMENT of HIS MAJESTY'S FORCES in N. AMERICA ACCORDING TO THE DISPOSITION NOW MADE & TO BE COMPLETED AS SOON AS PRACTICABLE taken from the general Distribution dated at New York 29.th March 1766
Cartographer:
Paterson, Daniel, 1738-1825
Name on Item:
By Dan. Paterson Ass.t Q.r M.r Gen.l.
Date:
[1766]
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] : By Dan. Paterson Ass.t Q.r M.r Gen.l,
Notes:
Shows British military forces in North America. Key at centre right identifies regiments, companies, half companies, detachments, companies of artillery and troops of rangers.
Shows and names forts.
Shows borders and boundaries with outline colour.
Shows "RESERVED COUNTRY" immediately to the east of the Mississippi River.
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, earlier map of the cantonment (see Add MS 11,287.).
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 11,288. is dissected into 12 pieces and laid on (new) linen. Shows oval stamp of the British Museum in red at upper left and "37 21 234 9" added in pencil. Label to verso shows "Cantonment in America 1766" with additional "Purchased 10 Dec 1837" and giving the pressmark "MS.ADD.11,288". 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:IAMS032-002109046
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