ROAD OF COUDRE
- ROAD OF COUDRE
- Former owner:
- Amherst, Jeffery Amherst, Baron, 1717-1797
- Former owner:
- Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies
- British Library
- Collection (local):
British Library Collection
Coudres Island (Québec)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
CanadaQuebec (province)Coudres, Île aux (island)
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- Notes (date):
Date range from 1760-1761 Survey of Canada which included surveying of Coudres Island (Hornsby, Stephen J. Surveyors of Empire, page 60, figure 2.7). Coudres Island was then established as a site for observing longitude during the 1766-1770 Survey of the Gulf of Saint Lawrence and the Saint Lawrence River.
Compare Add Ms 57,704.3. for another map of the island (by a different hand and showing different sounding depths).
Compare also Add. Ms. 31360, f.2 for a manuscript map entitled "Plan of the Road of Coudre" by Captain James Cook.
Relief shown by shading.
Sounding depths are given.
Shows coastal outline only, no interior geography is shown.
Shows "ROAD OF COUDRE" title at upper right with scale of 6000 yards beneath.
Names "Island of Coudre", "St Paul", "Bay of St Paul" and "Les Ebousements", and shows three saw mills.
Copy at Add Ms 57,704.2. Bound in R.U.S.I. Vol LXIX. Shows manuscript addition of "16 2" in pencil at upper right with an additional "2". Shows manuscript addition of "A 58" in pencil at lower right. Shows manuscript addition of "A 28/54" in pencil at lower left. Laid on archival tissue. Green circular label to verso shows "29b". Manuscript annotation to verso in pencil shows "Drawer 28 Sec 2" and an additional "16" at upper right. Paper watermark shows fleur de lys within a shield with "LVG" below.
- 1 map : manuscript pen and ink with watercolour ; 34 x 46 cm
Scale approximately 1:40,000
- Catalog Record:
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