[A map of the River Schohary with a plan and elevation of the new fort]


[A map of the River Schohary with a plan and elevation of the new fort]

Item Information

Title:
[A map of the River Schohary with a plan and elevation of the new fort]
Former owner:
George, III, King of Great Britain, 1738-1820
Donor:
George, IV, King of Great Britain, 1762-1830
Date:
1758
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
British Library
Collection (local):
British Library Collection
Subjects:
Fortification--New York (State)--Schoharie--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Schoharie (N.Y.)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Places:
New YorkSchoharie (county)Schoharie
Notes:
Previous British Library cataloguing has dated the map about 1758.
Relief is shown by shading.
With a scale of two miles to one inch.
With a decorativice compass rose orienting north on the map.
Shows the road to Albany.
Shows a beaver dam.
Shows landowners including "Vroomens".
With an inset "Plan of the Indian Castel".
With an "Elevation" and "Plan of the New Fort" at a scale of 70 feet to one inch (1:840).
Titled "A drawn Sketch of the River Schohary, in New York" in the Catalogue of Maps, Prints, Drawings, etc., forming the geographical and topographical collection attached to the Library of his late Majesty King George the third, etc., London, 1829.
Titled "A colored plan of the river Schohary; drawn on a scale of 2 miles to an inch: with a plan and elevation of the new fort, on a scale of 35 feet to an inch; drawn about 1758: 11 in. x 10 in." in the Catalogue of the manuscript maps, charts, and plans, and of the topographical drawings in the British Museum.
Extent:
1 map : manuscript pen and ink with watercolour ; 28 x 26 cm
Scale:
Scale approximately 1:126,720
Language:
English
Catalog Record:
http://explore.bl.uk/BLVU1:LSCOP-ALL:BLL01004987685
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