1. Prise de Newport par d'Estaing, 1778


1. Prise de Newport par d'Estaing, 1778

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Title:
1. Prise de Newport par d'Estaing, 1778 : 2. Embossage de Ternay à Newport, 1780
Title (alt.):
Prise de Newport par d'Estaing, 1778
Description:
Map of Newport and Narragansett Bay (R.I.) probably traced in the nineteenth century from an unidentified manuscript (in French naval archives?). Shows the August 1778 maneuvers by the French fleet commanded by Charles Henri, Comte d' Estaing against British forces during the siege of Newport. Also shows the fleet commanded by Charles Louis d'Arsac, Chevalier de Ternay, as stationed in 1780. Identifies French and British ships, army camps, and fortifications, but lacks key corresponding to lettered land sites.
Date:
[1800–1899]
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
Newberry Library
Collection (local):
Edward E. Ayer Manuscript Map Collection
Subjects:
Naval battles--Rhode Island--Newport--Maps--Early works to 1800
Anglo-French War, 1778-1783--Naval operations--Maps
Manuscript maps--Early works to 1800
Newport (R.I.)--History--18th century--Sources
Newport (R.I.)--Maps--Early works to 1800
Narragansett Bay (R.I.)--Maps--Early works to 1800
Rhode Island--Maps--Early works to 1800
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Naval operations--Maps
Estaing, Charles Henri, comte d', 1729-1794
Ternay, Charles Henry Louis d'Arsac, chevalier de, 1723-1780
Places:
Rhode IslandBristol (county)Narragansett Bay
Rhode IslandNewport (county)Rhode Island (island)Newport
Notes (date):
[18--]
Notes:
Pen-and-ink and pencil on tracing paper; sectioned into 21 panels, mounted on cloth.
For another tracing based on the same original, see French Marine map no. 557, part of the Paul Carles research collection (Newberry Library).
Extent:
1 ms. map ; on sheet 988 x 556 mm.
Scale:
Scale not given
Language:
French
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