PLAN of a POST for 430 men on the Rocky Ground formerly Retrenched at LAKE GEORGE 1759


PLAN of a POST for 430 men on the Rocky Ground formerly Retrenched at LAKE GEORGE 1759

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Title:
PLAN of a POST for 430 men on the Rocky Ground formerly Retrenched at LAKE GEORGE 1759
Cartographer:
Brasier, William
Former owner:
Amherst, Jeffery Amherst, Baron, 1717-1797
Former owner:
Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies
Name on Item:
W. B. 26 June 1759.
Date:
1759
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
British Library
Collection (local):
British Library Collection
Subjects:
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
Places:
New YorkWarren (county)Lake George
Publisher:
[Lake George] : W.B.,
Notes (date):
9999
Notes:
Relief shown by shading.
See Brasier's map of Fort George as a whole for comparing the position of this post (located north of the fort, closer to the shore of Lake George) to the fort itself (see Add Ms 57,712.6.).
Shows title at upper left. Title originally showed "... for 500 men ..." - 500 is crossed through and replaced with 430.
Shows a lettered key (A-K) beneath the title.
Shows William Brasier's initials and the date at lower left.
Shows a scale bar at lower centre, "Scale 40 foot to an Inch".
Shows a rough calculation, in ink, of the number of men at lower left.
Copy at Add Ms 57,712.7. Bound in R.U.S.I. Vol LXXVII. Shows manuscript addition of "7" in pencil at upper right. Shows "A 3" in pencil at lower right and "A 30/21" in pencil at lower left and upper right. Laid on archival tissue. Evidence of old folds. Green circular label to verso shows "18". White label to verso shows "DRAWER 30 SECTION 1". Blue label to verso shows "A 30/21". Paper watermark obscured.
Extent:
1 map : manuscript pen and ink with watercolour ; 44 x 39 cm
Scale:
Scale approximately 1:480
Language:
English
Catalog Record:
http://searcharchives.bl.uk/IAMS_VU2:IAMS040-001999744
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