PLAN of the Town of HALIFAX in Halifax County. NORTH CAROLINA


PLAN of the Town of HALIFAX in Halifax County. NORTH CAROLINA

Item Information

Title:
PLAN of the Town of HALIFAX in Halifax County. NORTH CAROLINA
Cartographer:
Sauthier, Claude Joseph
Former owner:
George, III, King of Great Britain, 1738-1820
Donor:
George, IV, King of Great Britain, 1762-1830
Name on Item:
Survey'd & Drawn in June 1769. By C,J, Sauthier.
Date:
1769
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
British Library
Collection (local):
British Library Collection
Subjects:
Halifax (N.C.)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Places:
North CarolinaHalifax (county)Halifax
Notes:
Relief shown by shading.
With a scale of fathoms within the title at lower left.
With a short lettered key (A-E) within the title at lower left identifying the "Court House", "Goal", "Play House" "Tobaco Store" and "Hampe Store".
With a decorative compass arrow at the top of the map orienting north to the top of the map.
Shows roads.
Shows "ROANOCK RIVER" (Roanoke River).
Titled "A drawn Plan of the Town of Halifax in Halifax County, North Carolina; surveyed and drawn in June 1769, by C.I. Sauthier" 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 "plan of the town of Halifax, in Halifax county, North Carolina; surveyed and drawn in June, 1769, by C.J. Sauthier," on a scale of 45 fathoms to an inch: 1 f. 8 in. x 1 f. 5 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, colour ; 43 x 53 cm
Scale:
Scale approximately 1:3,250
Language:
English
Catalog Record:
http://explore.bl.uk/BLVU1:LSCOP-ALL:BLL01004987627
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