A PLAN of the FORTS MONTGOMERY & CLINTON as taken by his Majesty's Forces under the Command of Gen:l Sir Henry clinton the 6.th of October 1777


A PLAN of the FORTS MONTGOMERY & CLINTON as taken by his Majesty's Forces under the Command of Gen:l Sir Henry clinton the 6.th of October 1777

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Title:
A PLAN of the FORTS MONTGOMERY & CLINTON as taken by his Majesty's Forces under the Command of Gen:l Sir Henry clinton the 6.th of October 1777
Surveyor:
Holland, Samuel, 1728-1801
Associated name:
Clinton, Henry, Sir, 1738?-1795
Former owner:
Frazer, Sir Augustus Simon, 1776-1835
Former owner:
Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies
Name on Item:
Surveyed by Major Holland Surveyor Gen:l of the Northern District of North America.
Date:
[1777]
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
British Library
Collection (local):
British Library Collection
Subjects:
Fortification--New York (State)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Military art and science--New York (State)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Fort Montgomery State Historic Site (Highlands, N.Y.)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Fort Clinton (Rockland County, N.Y.)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Places:
New YorkOrange (county)Fort Montgomery
Fort Clinton
Publisher:
[Place of production not identified] : Surveyed by Major Holland Surveyor Gen:l of the Northern District of North America,
Notes (date):
9999
Notes:
Relief shown by shading
Shows title at upper left including a lettered key (a-o)
Map contained within an ink, lined border (forming a frame or mount effect)
Shows scale bar at lower right, "Scale of Statute Miles"
Shows chains and cables across the Hudson
Compare the similar manuscript map: "A plan of the Forts Montgomery & Clinton as taken by His Majesty's forces under the command of Genl. Sr. Henry Clinton the 6th. of Octr. 1777" held by the Library of Congress (Call Number G3804.F5865 1777 .H6)
Compare a similar map of forts Montgomery and Clinton, number 14.029a (fiche 497/1), in the King's Military Collection at the Royal Library, Windsor?
Copy at Add Ms 27,715.7. Manuscript "7" added in pencil at upper right and "168" (crossed through) at lower centre. Shows a yellow circular label "MC" at lower centre. Manuscript addition in ink at upper right shows "Presented Colonel Augustus Frazer K.C.B. R.A.". Laid on archival tissue. Green circular label to verso showing "23". White label to verso showing "DRAWER 30 SECTION 1". Blue label to verso showing "A 30/49". Additional labels show "190". Manuscript annotations to verso in ink show "Plan of Forts Montgomery & Clinton".
Extent:
1 map : manuscript pen and ink with watercolour ; 38 x 53 cm
Scale:
Scale approximately 1:6,000
Language:
English
Catalog Record:
http://searcharchives.bl.uk/IAMS_VU2:IAMS040-001999748
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