[Map of West Florida and the Mississippi River] : John Campbell
- [Map of West Florida and the Mississippi River] : John Campbell
An outline map of West Florida and Louisiana - from Galveston Bay to Santa Rosa Bay on the Gulf coast, and extending northwards as far as "Fort de l'Assumption" (located in present-day Tennessee).
- Campbell, John
- 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--Mississippi River--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Mississippi River--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
West Florida--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
I. C. Lieut.t of Eng.rs,
- Notes (date):
Signed "I. C. Lieut.t of Eng.rs A.D. 1774" at lower right - see Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers for John Campbell at Pensacola Fort
See Add Ms 57,715.20. - also signed "I. C."
Shows scale bar at lower left (6.5 inches = 96 miles)
Shows nomenclature in red ink
Shows text at lower right describing fortfications and their value - "So that upon the whole, I think I may safely pledge my Life, satisfactorilly, and beyond a Doubt, to prove that all the Military-Buildings ever errected by is, in West Florida, are not worth One Thousand Pounds to Government".
Copy at Add Ms 27,716.5. Red stamp of R.U.S.I. at lower centre. Comprises 2 sheets, joined, and laid on linen. Green circular label to verso showing "12". White label to verso showing "DRAWER 30 SECTION 2". Blue label to verso showing "A 30/87". Stamped in black ink "ADD. MS. 57,716(5)".
- 1 map on 2 sheets : joined, laid on linen, manuscript pen and ink ; 94 x 69 cm
Scale approximately 1:936,000
- Catalog Record:
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