[Sketch map of the St Lawrence River at River Toniata]


[Sketch map of the St Lawrence River at River Toniata]

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Title:
[Sketch map of the St Lawrence River at River Toniata]
Cartographer:
Laforce, René-Hippolyte, 1728-1802
Former owner:
Amherst, Jeffery Amherst, Baron, 1717-1797
Former owner:
Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies
Date:
[1760]
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
British Library
Collection (local):
British Library Collection
Subjects:
Rivers--Saint Lawrence River--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Saint Lawrence River--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Places:
Saint Lawrence River
Publisher:
[Place of production not identified] : [René-Hippolyte Laforce]
Notes (date):
9999
Notes:
Attribution to Laforce from previous British Library cataloguing (see citation).
Date from depiction of fort "La presentation" (see Add Ms 57,707.7.) which was renamed by the British in 1760.
Names "R. Toniata", "Les isles de Toniata" and "L'anglais" only. River Toniata is presumed to be present-day Jones Creek, a tributary of the Saint Lawrence River, near Grenadier Island.
Shows scale at lower centre, "ECHELLE DE 10 LIEUES" (10 previously read 20, corrected by a later hand?).
Oriented with north to the bottom of the map (?).
Compare also Add Ms 57,707.5. and Add Ms 57,707.7., and Add Ms 57,707.9. and Add Ms 57,707.10.
Copy at Add Ms 57,707.6. Bound in R.U.S.I. Vol LXXII. Shows manuscript addition of "6" in pencil at lower and upper right. Shows "A 20" in pencil at lower left and "A 28/48B" at upper left. Laid on archival tissue. Green circular label to verso showing "23a". Manuscript addition to verso in pencil shows "Drawer 28 Sec 2". Blue label to verso shows "A 28/48B".
Extent:
1 map : manuscript pen and ink ; 22 x 33 cm
Scale:
Scale approximately 1:175,000
Language:
French
Catalog Record:
http://searcharchives.bl.uk/IAMS_VU2:IAMS040-001999737
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