PLAN of the HARBOUR and Rivers of PORT LE JOYE in the Island of S.t Iohn


PLAN of the HARBOUR and Rivers of PORT LE JOYE in the Island of S.t Iohn

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Title:
PLAN of the HARBOUR and Rivers of PORT LE JOYE in the Island of S.t Iohn
Former owner:
Amherst, Jeffery Amherst, Baron, 1717-1797
Former owner:
Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies
Date:
[1750–1765]
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
British Library
Collection (local):
British Library Collection
Subjects:
Harbors--Prince Edward Island--Port-la-Joye--Fort Amherst National Historic Site (P.E.I.)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Port-la-Joye--Fort Amherst National Historic Site (P.E.I.)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Places:
CanadaPrince Edward Island (province)Fort Amherst National Historic Park (historical park)
Publisher:
[Place of production not identified] : [producer not identified]
Notes (date):
9999
Notes:
Sounding depths are given.
Date attributed on stylistic grounds and prior to the appointment of Samuel Holland as Surveyor General of North America from 1764 when Prince Edward Island was mapped in detail. However, Fort Amherst is not shown or named although this was completed in 1758.
Shows title at top of map.
Shows "A Scale of six English Miles" at lower right.
Shows a lettered key ( A-H) at lower right naming "Govern's Island", "S.t Peters Island", "The Isle of Old Wig" and "Green Island".
Shows a decorative compass rose at lower left orienting north to the top of the map.
Copy at Add Ms 57,701.4. Bound in R.U.S.I. Vol LXVI. Manuscript addition of "A64" in pencil in margin at lower right. Manuscript addition of "A 28/2" at in pencil in margin at lower left. Manuscript addition of "23 4" in pencil in margin at upper right. Laid on linen. Green circular sticker to verso with "40". Additional white label to verso showing "DRAWER 28 SECTION 2". Shows "23" in pencil to verso beneath linen. Paper watermark shows a fleur de lys.
Extent:
1 map : manuscript pen and ink with watercolour ; 17 x 26 cm
Scale:
Scale approximately 1:253,440
Language:
English
Catalog Record:
http://searcharchives.bl.uk/IAMS_VU2:IAMS040-001999731
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