[Map of the coast of Florida from Fort William to Musketae River] [south sheet]


[Map of the coast of Florida from Fort William to Musketae River] [south sheet]

Item Information

Title:
[Map of the coast of Florida from Fort William to Musketae River] [south sheet]
Former owner:
George, III, King of Great Britain, 1738-1820
Donor:
George, IV, King of Great Britain, 1762-1830
Contributor:
Todiman, Lieutenant
Date:
1743
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
British Library
Collection (local):
British Library Collection
Subjects:
Coasts--Florida--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Anglo-Spanish War, 1739-1748--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Florida--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Saint Augustine (Fla.)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Places:
FloridaSaint Johns (county)Saint Augustine
Notes:
Production details from Lowery.
Sounding depths are given.
Shows roads.
North is oriented to the right of the map and is indicated by a decorative compass rose.
Two sheets intended to be joined to form one map - text runs from one sheet to the other.
The northern sheet extends from Fort William and part of Talbot Island on the mouth of the St John's River to St Augustine.
The northern sheet includes an inset map "THE EAST of S.t AUGUSTINE TOWN, CASTLE and FORCES before it on the ISLAND of ANASTATIA" with an extensive letterd (A-Z) and numbered (1-8) key. Shows where General Oglethorpe landed his troops [Siege of St Augustine, 1740].
The southern sheet extends from "Matansa Inlet" to the mouth of the "Musketae River".
The southern sheet shows a blank title at upper left.
The southern sheet includes an untitled inset showing St Augustine at a larger scale (approximately 1;36,000 - scale indicated in pencil only).
The southern sheet includes an inset map "A DRAUGHT of MATANZA inlet as taken by Livt Todiman of the Phoenix who was sent with the Pilots of the Men of War on purpose to sound the same" (scale approximately 1:68,000).
Titled "A drawn Plan of the Coast of East Florida from Fort William to Musketae River; with a Plan and View of the Town of St. Augustine. Two sheets. Unfinished" 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 coast of East Florida from Fort William to Anastatia Island: with a bird's-eye view of the town of St. Augustine, to shew the attack and capture of the place by the English forces under General Oglethorpe in 1740; unfinished: 2 f. 4 in. x 1 f. 8 in." in the Catalogue of the manuscript maps, charts, and plans, and of the topographical drawings in the British Museum.
Extent:
1 map on 2 sheets : manuscript pen and ink with watercolour over pencil ; each sheet 50 x 68 cm
Scale:
Scale not given
Language:
English
Catalog Record:
http://explore.bl.uk/BLVU1:LSCOP-ALL:BLL01004987576
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