Manuscript map showing the military locations along the river routes from Fort Presque Isle on Lake Erie to Fort Cumberland.
Amherst, Jeffery Amherst, Baron, 1717-1797
Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies
1760 - 1763
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Scale approximately 1:316,800
British Library Collection
Fortification--Ohio River Valley--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800,Ohio River Valley--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
North and Central America (continent), United States (country), Iowa (state)
1 map on 2 sheets : joined, manuscript pen and ink ; 114 x 55 cm
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Untitled and unsigned. Date attributed from inclusion of Fort Venango. Previous British Library dating has suggested a date of about 1755.,Relief shown pictorially.,Shows forts and military locations; Fort Presque Isle, Fort Le Boeuf, Fort Venango, Fort Pitt, Fort Burd (also known as Redstone), and Fort Cumberland.,Shows roads and "General Braddock's Road".,Shows scale bar at lower centre, "A Scale of Miles".,Compare Add Ms 57,714.3. for a more finished example of the map with inset plans of the forts.,Compare Maps K.Top. 121.15.2. showing similar detail.,Copy at Add Ms 57,714.2. Bound in R.U.S.I. Vol LXXIX. Shows manuscript addition of "2" in pencil at lower right. Shows "A 66" in pencil at lower left. Laid on linen. Green circular label to verso shows "9". White label to verso shows "DRAWER 29 SECTION 3". Blue label to verso shows "A 29/50A". "A 66" repeated to verso in pencil.