An outline map of West Florida and Louisiana - from Galveston Bay to Santa Rosa Bay on the Gulf coast, and extending northwards as far as "Fort de l'Assumption" (located in present-day Tennessee).
Amherst, Jeffery Amherst, Baron, 1717-1797
Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies
I. C. Lieut.t of Eng.rs,
Scale approximately 1:936,000
British Library Collection
Fortification--Mississippi River--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800,Mississippi River--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800,West Florida--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
North and Central America (continent), United States (country), Iowa (state)
1 map on 2 sheets : joined, laid on linen, manuscript pen and ink ; 94 x 69 cm
No known copyright restrictions.
Signed "I. C. Lieut.t of Eng.rs A.D. 1774" at lower right - see Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers for John Campbell at Pensacola Fort,See Add Ms 57,715.20. - also signed "I. C.",Shows scale bar at lower left (6.5 inches = 96 miles),Shows nomenclature in red ink,Shows text at lower right describing fortfications and their value - "So that upon the whole, I think I may safely pledge my Life, satisfactorilly, and beyond a Doubt, to prove that all the Military-Buildings ever errected by is, in West Florida, are not worth One Thousand Pounds to Government".,Copy at Add Ms 27,716.5. Red stamp of R.U.S.I. at lower centre. Comprises 2 sheets, joined, and laid on linen. Green circular label to verso showing "12". White label to verso showing "DRAWER 30 SECTION 2". Blue label to verso showing "A 30/87". Stamped in black ink "ADD. MS. 57,716(5)".