Plan of the island of Dominica laid down by actual survey under the direction of the honorable the Commissioners for the Sale of Lands in the ceded islands, 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.
- Byres, John (Creator, Person)
- Hooper, S. (Samuel) (Publisher, Person)
- Bayly, John Abraham, active 1755-1794 (Engraver, Person)
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: 58 x 89 cm. 1 map 89 x 58 cm. 1 map: 152 x 89 cm
Language of Materials
Client reference #125; WAG #289343
Cohen & Taliaferro LLC, 22 May 2007.
Scale [ca. 1:32,000]. 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