PLAN of the Town of NEWBERN in Craven County NORTH CAROLINA


PLAN of the Town of NEWBERN in Craven County NORTH CAROLINA

Item Information

Title:
PLAN of the Town of NEWBERN in Craven 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 May 1769. By C,J, Sauthier.
Date:
1769
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
British Library
Collection (local):
British Library Collection
Subjects:
New Bern (N.C.)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Places:
North CarolinaCraven (county)New Bern
Notes:
Relief shown by shading.
With a scale of fathoms within the title at upper right.
With a short lettered key (A-I) within the title at upper right identifying the "Church", "Court House", "Governor's Palace", "Goal", "School House", "Tann Yard", "Still House", "Flagg Staff" and "Wharf".
With a decorative compass arrow at lower right orienting north to the top of the map.
Shows roads.
Shows a "Race Ground".
Shows the Trent River and Neuse River.
Titled "A drawn Plan of the Town of Newbern in Craven County, North Carolina; surveyed and drawn in May 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 Newbern, in Craven county, North Carolina; surveyed and drawn in May, 1769, by C.J. Sauthier;" drawn on a scale of 62 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 1:4,600
Language:
English
Catalog Record:
http://explore.bl.uk/BLVU1:LSCOP-ALL:BLL01004987629
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