Amherst, Jeffery Amherst, Baron, 1717-1797
Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies
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Surfeyed and Layd down by Geo. Demler P:t: Engineer in the month of April 1760.
Surfeyed and Layd down by Geo. Demler P:t: Engineer,
Scale approximately 1:7,200
British Library Collection
Fortification--New York (State)--Old Fort Niagara--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800,Military art and science----New York (State)--Old Fort Niagara--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800,Old Fort Niagara (N.Y.)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1
North and Central America (continent), United States (country), Iowa (state)
1 map on 3 sheets : joined, manuscript pen and ink with watercolour ; 46 x 80 cm
No known copyright restrictions.
Relief shown by shading.,Shows title in a simple surround at lower left including lettered key (A-D), textual remarks and the scale bar showing "Scale of 500 Fathoms". Also signed and dated at lower left.,Shows Fort Niagara and its gardens.,The key refers to "Traders Hutts latly burined" but these are not shown on the map.,Shows in red a circle around the fort marking a distance line of 2000 yards.,Copy at Add Ms 57,708.9. Bound in R.U.S.I. Vol LXXIII. Comprises 3 (partial) sheets, joined. Shows manuscript addition of "9" in pencil at upper right. Shows "A 30/51" in pencil at lower left. Laid on archival tissue. Green circular label to verso showing "27". White label to verso showing "DRAWER 30 SECTION 1". Blue label to verso showing "A 30/51". Pencil annotation to verso showing "A 12" has been crossed through. Paper watermark shows a fleur de lys within a shield, with "LVG" beneath.