PLAN OF FORT NEW-PORT with ye Situation done by a Scale 100 feet to one Inch


PLAN OF FORT NEW-PORT with ye Situation done by a Scale 100 feet to one Inch

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Title:
PLAN OF FORT NEW-PORT with ye Situation done by a Scale 100 feet to one Inch
Surveyor:
Pfister, Francis, 1740-1777
Former owner:
Amherst, Jeffery Amherst, Baron, 1717-1797
Former owner:
Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies
Name on Item:
Fran: Pfister Survey'd 1760.
Date:
1760
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
British Library
Collection (local):
British Library Collection
Subjects:
Fortification--New York (State)--Rome--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Military art and science--New York (State)--Rome--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Fort Newport (Rome, N.Y.)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Places:
New YorkOneida (county)Rome
Publisher:
[Place of production not identified] : Fran: Pfister Survey'd,
Notes (date):
9999
Notes:
Relief shown by shading.
Shows "Wood Creek Landing Place" "500 Shows "Road to Fort Bull" and "Road from F:t Stanwix".
Shows title in decorative cartouche at lower left incorporation Pfister's name, a date, and the scale bar.
Shows and names the "Storehouse" within the fort.
Inset with a section through the fort (marked a-b on the map) at upper right with its own scale bar (scale approximately 1:240).
Online references to Fort Newport (including Wikipedia - see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oneida_Carry - viewd October 2014) suggest it was destroyed in 1756.
Copy at Add Ms 57,711.13. Bound in R.U.S.I. Vol LXXVI. Shows manuscript addition of "13" in pencil at upper right. Shows "A 48" in pencil at lower right and "A 30/50" at lower left. Laid on archival tissue. Green circular label to verso shows "26". White label to verso shows "DRAWER 30 SECTION 1". Blue label to verso shows "A 30/50". Paper watermark shows a shield with a diagonal stripe, surmounted by a fleur de lys, with "LVG" beneath.
Extent:
1 map : manuscript pen and ink with watercolour ; 26 x 38 cm
Scale:
Scale approximately 1:1,200
Language:
English
Catalog Record:
http://searcharchives.bl.uk/IAMS_VU2:IAMS040-001999743
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