A MAP of the PROVINCE of NEW YORK & Part of NEW ENGLAND & NEW JERSEY with Part of NEW FRANCE the whole Compsed from Actual Surveys by a Scale 8 miles to a Inch


A MAP of the PROVINCE of NEW YORK & Part of NEW ENGLAND & NEW JERSEY with Part of NEW FRANCE the whole Compsed from Actual Surveys by a Scale 8 miles to a Inch

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Title:
A MAP of the PROVINCE of NEW YORK & Part of NEW ENGLAND & NEW JERSEY with Part of NEW FRANCE the whole Compsed from Actual Surveys by a Scale 8 miles to a Inch
Cartographer:
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:
Franc. Pfister cop.t.
Date:
[ca. 1759]
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
British Library
Collection (local):
British Library Collection
Subjects:
United States--History--French and Indian War, 1754-1763--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
New York (State)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Places:
New York
Publisher:
[Place of production not identified] : Franc. Pfister cop.t.,
Notes (date):
9999
Notes:
Date suggested from comparison with other Pfister maps showing similar detail at a reduced size - see Maps K.Top.121.1. and Maps K.Top.121.2.
Relief is shown pictorially.
Shows roads.
Shows forts.
Shows title at lower left. Does Pfister's statement of reponsibility imply this map is copied from another?
Shows geographical detail focusing on major rivers and their immediate environs, and areas of military importance.
Copy at Add Ms 57,713.1. In a solander box, R.U.S.I. Vol LXXV and LXXVIII. Comprises 4 sheets, joined and laid on linen. Shows red stamp of R.U.S.I. at lower left. Green circular label to verso shows "15". White label to verso shows "DRAWER 29 SECTION 2". Blue label to verso shows "A 29/15". Shows "C 56" in pencil to verso. Pressmark stamped in black ink to verso.
Extent:
1 map on 4 sheets : joined, manuscript pen and ink in black and red with blue wash ; 127 x 80 cm
Scale:
Scale approximately 1:506,880
Language:
English
Catalog Record:
http://searcharchives.bl.uk/IAMS_VU2:IAMS040-001999745
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