A plan of the attack of Fort Sulivan, near Charles Town in South Carolina : by a squadron of His Majesty's ships, on the 28th of June 1776, with the disposition of the King's land forces, and the encampments and entrenchments of the rebels from the drawings made on the spot, 1776
Scope and Contents
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.
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1 Sheets : 1 map : hand colored ; 28 x 38 cm.
Language of Materials
Client reference #27; WAG #289162
McGowan Book Company, 25 July 1994.
Scale [ca.1:26,000] ; Depth shown by soundings. Inset: Plan of the platform in Sulivans Fort / by Lt. Colonel Thos. James of the Rl. Rt. of Artillery. Shows British squadron including names of vessels, esp. "bridge of boats" at Hetheral pt.", rebel camps, and vegetation. Below lower margin: "London. Engrav'd & Publish'd according to Acto of Parliament Aug.t 10 th. 1776 by Wm. Faden corner of St. Martins Lane Charing Cross." Includes description of symbols for where the Actoeon and the Sphinx were to be Stationed. Third state of the map with a single "bridge of boats" between Hetheral Pt. and the island. Engraved by Wm. Faden.
Created / Published
London : Wm. Faden, 1776
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