[Map showing rivers and forts in North America]


[Map showing rivers and forts in North America]

Item Information

Title:
[Map showing rivers and forts in North America]
Description:
Untitled and unsigned map of North America showing the rivers, major towns and important fortifications in black ink, and showing the troops in red ink. Geographical detail extends from Lake Ontario in the north to Fort Cumberland on the Potomac River in the south.
Former owner:
Amherst, Jeffery Amherst, Baron, 1717-1797
Former owner:
Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies
Date:
[ca. 1758]
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
British Library
Collection (local):
British Library Collection
Subjects:
Fortification--United States--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Military art and science--United States--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
United States--History--French and Indian War, 1754-1763--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Places:
United States
Publisher:
[Place of production not identified] : [Producer not identified]
Notes (date):
9999
Notes:
Relief is shown pictorially.
Shows and names forts.
Shows and names troops during the French and Indian War.
Shows a dird system in pencil on the map.
Shows a scale bar at lower right, "Scale of 100 miles".
Copy at Add Ms 57,711.5. Bound in R.U.S.I. Vol LXXVI. Shows manuscript addition of "5" in pencil at upper right. Shows "A 27" in pencil at lower right and "A 29/61" at lower left. Laid on archival tissue. Green circular label to verso shows "19". White label to verso shows "DRAWER 29 SECTION 3". Blue label to verso shows "A 29/61". Paper watermark shows a fleur de lys within a shield, surnounted by a crown.
Extent:
1 map : manuscript pen and ink in red and black, over pencil ; 51 x 69 cm
Scale:
Scale approximately 1:1,200,000
Language:
English
Catalog Record:
http://searcharchives.bl.uk/IAMS_VU2:IAMS040-001999743
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