PLAN of the Encampement at Lake George the 27th Iuin 1759
- PLAN of the Encampement at Lake George the 27th Iuin 1759
Detailed map of the southern part of Lake George showing the site where Fort William Henry once stood and the position of (British) troops prior to the attack on Ticonderoga in 1759.
- Ratzer, Bernard
- 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
Fortification--New York (State)--Lake George--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Military art and science--New York (State)--Lake George--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Lake George (N.Y.)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
New YorkWarren (county)Lake George
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- Notes (date):
Relief shown by haching and by shading.
Shows title, with date, at lower left.
Shows and names troops assembled on the shore of Lake George prior to the Battle of Ticonderoga in 1759.
Shows Fort William Henry (destroyed) with a dotted outline only.
Compare Add Ms 57,712.3. showing similar detail.
Compare "Plan of the encampment, intrenchment with theier [sic] environs at Lake George" held by the William L. Clements Library (see Brun 419).
Copy at Add Ms 57,712.4. Bound in R.U.S.I. Vol LXXVII. Shows manuscript addition of "4" in pencil at upper right. Shows "A 23" in pencil at lower right and "A 30/7" at upper left. Laid on archival tissue. Green circular label to verso shows "7". White label to verso shows "DRAWER 30 SECTION 3". Blue label to verso shows "A 30/7". Paper watermark shows a pro patria within a roundel.
- 1 map : manuscript pen and ink with watercolour ; 42 x 34 cm
Scale approximately 1:7,200
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