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[View of the country round Boston taken from Beacon hill]

Unfinished view from Boston looking east, with rooftops, masts and harbour in the foreground and Apple Island, Governor's Island, Deer Island, Green Island and Shirley Point seen in distance at left and enemy lines on Prospect Hill outlined in the background at right; key below.||Titled ‘A drawn View of the Country round Boston, taken from Beacon Hill: by Lieut. Williams, in six pieces’ in the Catalogue of the Maps, Prints, Drawings, etc., forming the geographical and topographical collection attached to the Library of his late Majesty King George the third, etc., London, 1829.||Titled 'A colored panoramic "view of the country round Boston, taken from Beacon Hill; by Lieut. Richard Williams, of the Royal Welsh Fuziliers, shewing the lines, redoubts, and different encampments of the rebels; also those of his Majesty's troops under the command of H.E. Lieut.-Gen. Gage, Governor of Massachusett's Bay, &c.;" dedicated to Col. James of the Royal Artillery' in the Catalogue of the manuscript maps, charts, and plans, and of the topographical drawings in the British Museum, London, 1844-1861.

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  • British Library
  • 1775
  • English
  • Military
  • Manuscript
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  • United States
  • British Empire

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