COURS of ye ONONDAGA RIVER from ye three RIVERS to OSWEGO


COURS of ye ONONDAGA RIVER from ye three RIVERS to OSWEGO

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Title:
COURS of ye ONONDAGA RIVER from ye three RIVERS to OSWEGO
Description:
Shows the present-day Oswego River from its junction with the Saint Lawrence River at Oswego (New York) in the north to its junction with the Oneida River in the south.
Cartographer:
Sowers, Thomas
Former owner:
Amherst, Jeffery Amherst, Baron, 1717-1797
Former owner:
Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies
Name on Item:
By Tho. Sowers Eng.r.
Date:
[1758]
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
British Library
Collection (local):
British Library Collection
Subjects:
Fortification--New York (State)--Oswego River--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Navigation--New York (State)--Oswego River--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Oswego River (N.Y.)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Places:
New YorkOswego (county)Oswego (river)
Publisher:
[Place of production not identified] : By Tho. Sowers Eng.r,
Notes (date):
9999
Notes:
Date suggested from depiction of pentagonal Fort Ontario.
Oriented with north to the right of the map.
Shows title in a decorative banner at centre.
Shows scale bar at lower left, "Scale for ye Draught two inches to one Mile".
Shows navigational hazards on the river such as rifts.
Shows the road.
Copy at Add Ms 57,710.4. In a solander box, R.U.S.I. Vol LXXV and LXXVIII. Comprises 3 sheets, joined and laid on linen. Green circular label to verso showing "17". White label to verso showing "DRAWER 30 SECTION 2". Blue label to verso showing "A 30/94". Shows "A 79" and "A30/94" to verso in pencil. Pressmark stamped to verso in black ink.
Extent:
1 map on 3 sheets : joined, manuscript pen and ink with watercolourl ; 19 x 156 cm
Scale:
Scale approximately 31,680
Language:
English
Catalog Record:
http://searcharchives.bl.uk/IAMS_VU2:IAMS040-001999740
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