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 with watercolour ; 105 x 49 cm
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Untitled and unsigned. Date attributed from inclusion of Fort Venango.,Relief shown pictorially.,Shows forts and military locations; Fort Presque Isle, Fort Le Boeuf ("Beauf" on the map and "Beuf" in inset), 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".,Shows three inset plans at upper right; "PLAN OF FORT PRESQU'ISLE" with a scale of 100 feet to an inch (scale approximately (1:1200), "PLAN OF FORT LE BEUF" (scale approximately 1:1200), "PLAN OF FORT VENANGO" (scale approximately 1:1200) and "PLAN OF FORT PITT" with a scale of 200 feet to an inch (scale approximately 1:2400).,Compare Add Ms 57,714.2. for a sketched example of the map lacking the inset plans of the forts.,Compare Add Ms 57,714.4. for a similar map by another hand.,Compare Maps K.Top. 121.15.2. showing similar detail.,Copy at Add Ms 57,714.3. Bound in R.U.S.I. Vol LXXIX. Shows manuscript addition of "3" in pencil at lower right. Shows "A 19" in pencil at upper right. Laid on linen. Green circular label to verso shows "9". Blue label to verso shows "A 29/50B". "A 19" and "A 29/50B" repeated to verso in pencil. Paper watermark shows a fleur de lys within a shield and "LVG" beneath. Countermark shows "JW".