A plan of the city, and fortifications, of Louisburg


A plan of the city, and fortifications, of Louisburg

Item Information

Title:
A plan of the city, and fortifications, of Louisburg
Title (alt.):
Plan of the city and harbour of Louisburg, with the French batteries that defended it and those of the English, shewing that part of Gabarus Bay, in which they landed, and the ground on which they encamped suring the Seige of 1745
Creator:
Jefferys, Thomas, d. 1771
Creator:
Gridley, Richard, ca. 1710-1796
Name on Item:
from a survey made by Richard Gridley, lieut. coll. of the train of artillery in 1745.
Date:
1757
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
Boston Public Library
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center
Collection (local):
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center Collection
Subjects:
Fortification--Nova Scotia--Louisbourg--Maps--Early works to 1800
Louisbourg (N.S.)--Maps--Early works to 1800
Louisbourg (N.S.)--Buildings, structures, etc--Maps--Early works to 1800
Louisbourg (N.S.)--History--Siege, 1745--Maps--Early works to 1800
Places:
CanadaNueva Escocia (province)Cape Breton Island (island)Louisbourg
Publisher:
[London] : Thos. Jefferys
Notes:
Relief shown by hachures.
Depth shown by soundings.
Includes text, index to fortification, "The profile," and insets of "A plan of the city and harbour of Louisburg ... during the siege in 1745" and "A map of Gabarus Bay, adjoyning to Louisburg."
Cataloging, conservation, and digitization made possible in part by The National Endowment for the Humanities: Exploring the human endeavor.
Extent:
1 map ; 38 x 62 cm.
Scale:
Scale ca. 1:3,500.
Language:
English
Identifier:
06_01_003080
Call #:
G3424.L6 1757 .J4
Barcode:
39999058997733
LCCN:
77694213
Terms of Use:
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