[An unfinished chart of the Saint Lawrence River from Perrot Island to the Island of Orleans]
- [An unfinished chart of the Saint Lawrence River from Perrot Island to the Island of Orleans]
- 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
Rivers--Saint Lawrence River--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Fortification--Saint Lawrence River--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Military art and science--Saint Lawrence River--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Saint Lawrence River--Orleans, Island of (Québec)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
CanadaQuebec (province)Orléans, Île d' (island)
Saint Lawrence River
- 1 map on 5 sheets : joined, laid on linen, manuscript pen and ink over pencil ; 31 x 234 cm
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- Catalog Record:
date from detail on map - "Village Abenaki detruit en 1759".
Relief shown by shading.
Map is unfinished; some detail remains in pencil only, some major towns (including Montreal) are unnamed, and the scale bar (in pencil only, at lower centre) has no units of measurement.
Shows fortifications at Longueil, Montreal and Trois Rivieres (both unnamed and outlined in pencil only), and at Chambly.
Copy at Add Ms 57,705.3. In a R.U.S.I. solander box numbered Vol LXX and LXXI. Comprises 5 sheets joined and laid on linen. Shows manuscript addition of "A 10" in pencil at lower right. Green circular label to verso shows "25". White label to verso showing "DRAWER 28 SECTION 2". Blue label to the verso shows "A 28/49". Stamp to verso in black ink shows "ADD. MS. 57,705 (3). Manuscript additions to verso repeat the pressmark "57705-3" and "A 28/49".
- Notes (date):
This date is inferred.