The map shows the Ohio and Wabash Rivers. Lake Erie is promient and detail extends eastwards as far as the Potomac River.
Bellin, Jacques Nicolas, 1703-1772
Amherst, Jeffery Amherst, Baron, 1717-1797
Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies
[Jacques Nicolas Bellin]
Scale approximately 1:1,100,000
British Library Collection
Fortification--Erie, Lake--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800,Ohio River--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800,Wabash River--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800,Erie, Lake--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
North and Central America (continent), United States (country), Iowa (state)
1 map : manuscript pen and ink with watercolour ; 43 x 66 cm
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Date and cartographer attribution from comparison with manuscript map in the Bibliotheque Nationale de France which is signed and dated by Bellin - see GE C-5183. Detail on the two maps differs slightly and this example, unsigned and undated by the cartographer, has a more elaborate and decorative title cartouche.,Relief is shown pictorially.,Shows decorative title cartouche at upper left containing the scale bar, "Echelle de Lieues Communes de France".,Shows latitude and longitude, "Longitude Occidentale du Meridien de Paris".,Shows forts.,Copy at Add Ms 57,714.1. Bound in R.U.S.I. Vol LXXIX. Shows manuscript addition of "1" in pencil at upper right. Shows "A 30/93" in pencil at lower left and "A 54" at lower right. Laid on linen. Label (?) to verso showing "DRAWER 3 SECTION 2" obscured by linen.