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Beaurain, Jean de, 1696-1771



  • Existence: 1696 - 1771

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Carte de l'Amérique Septle. pour servir à l'intelligence de la guerre entre les Anglois et les insurgents, 1777

 Item — Drawer 122 : L : 8, Section: 1
Identifier: 2020-IL-001-043
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

This collection contains approximately 300 rare printed maps, unique manuscript maps, and published texts collected by Richard H. Brown, which pertain to the American Revolutionary War era.

Dates: 1777

Carte du port et havre de Boston avec les côtes adjacentes, dans laquel on a tracée les camps et les retranchemens occupé, tant par les Anglois que par les Américains, 1776

 Item — Drawer 122 : L : 7, Section: 1
Identifier: 2020-IL-001-044
Description Highlighted on this fine topographic map of Boston and vicinity are the British and American troops. The American troops are colored red -- the first corps in Cambridge, the second corps opposite Charlestown neck, and the third corps near Roxbury. Among the many strategic topographic features so excellently rendered on this map is Dorchester Heights, which appears devoid of British defensive forces. This serious tactical error was ultimately recognized by General Washington, who occupied the...
Dates: 1776