[Sketch map of the St Lawrence River at River Toniata]
- [Sketch map of the St Lawrence River at River Toniata]
- Laforce, René-Hippolyte, 1728-1802
- 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
Saint Lawrence River--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Saint Lawrence River
[Place of production not identified] :
- Notes (date):
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".
- 1 map : manuscript pen and ink ; 22 x 33 cm
Scale approximately 1:175,000
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