A DRAUGHT of the TOWNS of BOSTON and CHARLES TOWN and the Circumjacent Country shewing the Works thrown up by His MAJESTY'S Troops and also those by the Rebels during the Campaign 1775


A DRAUGHT of the TOWNS of BOSTON and CHARLES TOWN and the Circumjacent Country shewing the Works thrown up by His MAJESTY'S Troops and also those by the Rebels during the Campaign 1775

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Title:
A DRAUGHT of the TOWNS of BOSTON and CHARLES TOWN and the Circumjacent Country shewing the Works thrown up by His MAJESTY'S Troops and also those by the Rebels during the Campaign 1775
Associated name:
Montrésor, John, 1736-1799
Former owner:
Frazer, Sir Augustus Simon, 1776-1835
Former owner:
Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies
Date:
[1775]
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
British Library
Collection (local):
British Library Collection
Subjects:
Fortification--Massachusetts--Boston--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Military art and science--Massachusetts--Boston--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Boston (Mass.)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Places:
MassachusettsSuffolk (county)Boston
Publisher:
[Place of production not identified] : [producer not identified]
Notes (date):
9999
Notes:
Relief shown by shading
Sounding depths are given
Shows title at upper left
Shows scale at lower right, "a scale of 1000 yards"
Shows military fortifications around Boston during the Siege of Boston
Compare "A draught of the towns of Boston and Charles Town and the circumjacent country shewing the works thrown up by His Majesty's troops, and also those by the rebels, during the campaign: 1775" held by the Library of Congress (Call Number G3764.B6S3 1775 .M61), attributed to John Montrésor.
Copy at Add Ms 27,715.2. Yellow circular label at lower centre shows "BO" with "37" in pencil adjacent. Printed numbers at upper right and lower left show "30". Manuscript inscription in black ink at upper right shows "Presented by Colonel Sir Augustus Frazer K.C.B. R.A.". Manuscript addition in pencil at lower right shows "A 30/25". Laid on linen, edged in blue cotton. Manuscript annotations to verso in ink show "Drafts of the Town of Boston & Charles Town" and "Boston and Charles Town". Green circular label to verso showing "4". White label to verso showing "DRAWER 30 SECTION 1". Blue label to the verso shows "A 30/25".
Extent:
1 map : manuscript pen and ink with watercolour ; 43 x 45 cm
Scale:
Scale approximately 1:26,000
Language:
English
Catalog Record:
http://searcharchives.bl.uk/IAMS_VU2:IAMS040-001999748
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