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Plan of the island of Bequia laid down by actual survey under the direction of the honorable the Commissioners for the Sale of Lands in the ceded islands, 1776

 Item — Drawer: 122 : L : 7, Section: 1
Identifier: 2020-IL-001-057

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.


  • 1776


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research during scheduled appointments. Researchers must complete the Washington Library’s Special Collections and Archives Registration Form before access is provided. The library reserves the right to restrict access to certain items for preservation purposes.


2 Sheets : 2 maps ; 2 maps: 58 x 89 cm. 1 map 89 x 58 cm. 1 map: 152 x 89 cm

Language of Materials


Reference numbers

Client reference #124; WAG #289343


Cohen & Taliaferro LLC, 22 May 2007.

Additional details

Scale [ca. 1:12,300]. Relief shown by hachures. At the end of the Seven Years War in 1763, France ceded the islands of Dominica, St. Vincent, Bequia, Grenada and Tobago to Britain. The Government parcelled up the land for sale or lease to sugar planters. Includes text, tables, and dedication.


London : S. Hooper, 1776

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections at The George Washington Presidential Library at Mount Vernon Repository

PO Box 3600
Mount Vernon VA 22121