PLAN of the HARBOUR and Part of the RIVER S.T JOHNS in the BAY of FUNDY


PLAN of the HARBOUR and Part of the RIVER S.T JOHNS in the BAY of FUNDY

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Title:
PLAN of the HARBOUR and Part of the RIVER S.T JOHNS in the BAY of FUNDY
Surveyor:
Bruce, Robert George
Former owner:
Amherst, Jeffery Amherst, Baron, 1717-1797
Former owner:
Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies
Name on Item:
Surveyed and Sounded Sept.r 1761. By R. G. Bruce Eng.r.
Date:
1761
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
British Library
Collection (local):
British Library Collection
Subjects:
Fortification--New Brunswick--Saint John--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Military art and science--New Brunswick--Saint John--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Saint John (N.B.)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Saint John River (Me. and N.B.)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Places:
CanadaNew Brunswick (province)Saint John
MaineSaint John River
Publisher:
[Fort Frederick?] : Surveyed and Sounded Sept.r 1761. By R. G. Bruce Eng.r.,
Notes (date):
9999
Notes:
Relief shown by shading.
Sounding depths are given.
shows title to left of upper centre with red stamp of R.U.S.I. beneath.
Shows "Scale 300 Yards to an inch" near lower left.
Shows a lettered key (A-C) at lower left with notes regarding soundings beneath. The key highlights the situation of Fort Frederick and an alternative "most advantageous Situation for a Fort to command this Harbour and River" (perhaps between present-day Queen Square and Rainbow Square on the opposite side of the river).
Shows overland portages .
Copy at Add Ms 57,703.5. In a R.U.S.I. solander box numbered Vol LXVII. Map comprises 2 sheets joined and laid on linen. Laid on linen. Manuscript addition of "C 11" in pencil to verso. Linen shows stamp of "ADD. MS. 57,703 (5)" in black ink. Green circular label to verso shows "14". White label to verso shows "DRAWER 28 SECTION 2". Additional annotation in pencil repeats shelfmark "57703-5". Paper watermark shows a fleur de lys within a shield with "LVG" beneath.
Extent:
1 map on 2 sheets : joined, laid on linen, manuscript pen and ink with watercolour ; 72 x 105 cm
Scale:
Scale approximately 1:10,800
Language:
English
Catalog Record:
http://searcharchives.bl.uk/IAMS_VU2:IAMS040-001999733
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