A general & particular plan of the island of Castle William near Boston


A general & particular plan of the island of Castle William near Boston

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Title:
A general & particular plan of the island of Castle William near Boston : shewing the works in their original & present state, together with sections thro' the same. Carried on and survey'd under the direction of and by John Montrésor, Esqr., engineer extraordinary & Capt. Lieut. by order of the Honble: Thomas Gage, Esqr., Lieutenant General and Commander in Chief of His Majesty's forces in North America
Title (alt.):
Castle William near Boston
Creator:
Montrésor, John, 1736-1799
Date:
[1771?]
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division
Collection (local):
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division
Subjects:
Fortification--Massachusetts--Castle Island--Maps--Early works to 1800
Manuscript maps
Places:
MassachusettsSuffolk (county)Castle Island (cape)
Notes:
Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor.
Has watermarks.
Relief shown by shading.
Oriented with north toward the upper right.
Imperfect: Hole in center.
"No. 11."
Includes index to points of interest, inset of "A general plan of the island of Castle William shewing its situation with respect to the adjacent islands," 1:6,000, and two cross section views.
50 ft. to an in.
Extent:
col. map; 76 x 115 cm.
Scale:
Scale 1:600
Language:
English
LCCN:
gm 71000936
Terms of Use:
No known copyright restrictions.
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