THE RIVER S.T LAURENCE


THE RIVER S.T LAURENCE

Item Information

Title:
THE RIVER S.T LAURENCE
Description:
Fort William Augustus on Chimney Island in the Saint Lawrence River, close to present-day Ogdensburg, New York.
Cartographer:
Brasier, William
Associated name:
Ratzer, Bernard
Former owner:
Amherst, Jeffery Amherst, Baron, 1717-1797
Former owner:
Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies
Date:
[ca. 1760]
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
British Library
Collection (local):
British Library Collection
Subjects:
Fortification--New York (State)--Fort William Augustus--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Saint Lawrence River--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Fort William Augustus (N.Y.)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Places:
New YorkSaint Lawrence (county)Chimney Island (island)
Saint Lawrence River
Publisher:
[Place of production not identified] : [William Brasier]
Notes (date):
9999
Notes:
North is oriented to the left of the map, indicated by a decorative compass shown centrally.
Shows arrows indicating the river's direction of flow.
Shows batteries on islands and river banks adjacent to Fort William Augustus.
Shows scale bar at lower centre, "Scale of Feet, 600 to an Inch".
Shows note at lower right, "The fort Survey'd by L.t Ratzer. The River & Islands by W.m Brasier".
See Add Ms 57,709.1-3. for other parts of this map.
Copy at Add Ms 57,710.1. In a solander box, R.U.S.I. Vol LXXV and LXXVIII. Comprises 6 (partial) sheets, joined and laid on linen. Red stamp of R.U.S.I. at lower centre. Green circular label to verso showing "32". White label to verso showing "DRAWER 28 SECTION 2". Blue label to verso showing "A 28/26".
Extent:
1 map on 6 sheets : joined, manuscript pen and ink with watercolour ; 70 x 91 cm
Scale:
Scale approximately 1:7,200
Language:
English
Catalog Record:
http://searcharchives.bl.uk/IAMS_VU2:IAMS040-001999740
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