Great Britain -- Colonies
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Theodolite's pattern, shewing the provinces in North America which were in the respective possessions of England, France & Spain, before the war began : and pointing out those which, by the peace, France & Spain have yielded to England, 1763
Item — Drawer 122 : L : 8, Section: 4
Description Shows territorial possessions in North America after the Treaty of Paris. Includes the satirical "Theodolite's letter to the Botcher's Club in Monmouth Street." The open letter appears to praise the treaty and the 3rd Earl of Bute, who worked on the treaty, while actually pointing out the weaknesses of the territory gained. Theodolite, a scientific instrument used in surveying, likely represented Bute, who collected such instruments. Botchers were menders such as tailor and cobblers, and...