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Attack of the rebels upon Fort Penobscot in the province of New England in which their fleet was totally destroyed and their Army dispersed the 14th Augst. 1779, 1785

 Item — Drawer: 122 : L : 6, Section: 3
Identifier: 2020-IL-001-138

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.


  • 1785


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.


1 Sheets : 1 map : hand colored ; 36 x 38 cm

Language of Materials


Reference numbers

Client reference #24; WAG #289156


Boston Rare Maps, 6 March 2006.

Related references

Nebenzahl, Kenneth. A Bibliography Of Printed Battle Plans, 40

Additional details

Scale [ca. 1:14,700]. Relief shown by hachures. Shows position of fleets in Penobscot River and Bay, and fort and shore batteries. "For the continuation (after Tindal's) of Rapin's History of Engd." From Rapin's impartial history of England ... with the continuation to the year 1786 (London : J. Harrison, 1784-89).


London : [J. Harrison], 1785

Repository Details

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

PO Box 3600
Mount Vernon VA 22121