A new and accurate map of the English empire in North America : representing their rightful claim as confirmed by charters, and the formal surrender of their Indian friends; likewise the encroachments of the French, with the several forts they have unjustly erected therein, 1755
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.
- Herbert, William (Publisher, Person)
- Sayer, Robert, 1725-1794 (Publisher, Person)
- Society of Anti-Gallicans (Creator, Organization)
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 ; 40 x 50 cm, on sheet 46 x 85 cm
Language of Materials
Client reference #69; WAG #289229
Clive Burden, 19 April 2011.
Scale [ca. 1:7,200,000]. Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridians: Ferro and London. Maps in margin: Plan of the harbour and town of Louisbourg on the isle of Cape Briton -- Plan of Chebucto Harbor -- [Western hemisphere] -- Fort Frederick built by the French at Crown or Scalp Point in the year 1731 -- Plan of Port Dauphin on the isle of Cape Briton -- Plan of the harbour of Annopolis Royal -- Plan of the town of Quebeck.
London : Wm. Herbert ... & Robt. Sayer, 1755
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- Québec (Québec) Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- United States -- History -- French and Indian War, 1754-1763 Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings