George, III, King of Great Britain, 1738-1820
George, IV, King of Great Britain, 1762-1830
Scale approximately 1:420
British Library Collection
Military art and science--Cumberland (Md.)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800,Fort Cumberland (Cumberland, Md.)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800,Potomac River--Maps, manuscript--Early works to 1800,United States--History--French and Indian
North and Central America (continent), United States (country), Iowa (state)
1 map : manuscript pen and ink wash ; 32 x 40 cm
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Relief shown by shading.,Title at upper left followed by a lettered key (A-S) identifying locations within the fort.,Shows "Province of Maryland" and "Province of Virginia" on opposite banks of the Potomac River.,Names "Will's Creek" and "The N.o Branch of the River Potomack".,"A Scale of Feet" at lower right with one inch equal to 35 feet.,Boats and trees illustrated pictorially.,The National Archives, Kew, hold a [Plan of Cumberland Fort showing the North Branch of the Potomac River and Wills Creek, with a sentry, a mounted figure at a ford, a rowing boat] (MPG 1/326) on the same scale as this K.Top map. The National Archives map was an enclosure to Lieutenant Governor Dinwiddie's despatch of 12 February 1755, extracted from CO 5/15.,The Darlington Digital Library at the University of Pittsburgh holds a copy of the map produced by James A. Burt on 20 June 1874 for W.M.Darlington (Identifier DARMAP0040).,Titled "A drawn Plan of the Fort and Barracks at Mount Pleasant, (Fort Cumberland,) in Maryland" in the Catalogue of Maps, Prints, Drawings, etc., forming the geographical and topographical collection attached to the Library of his late Majesty King George the third, etc., London, 1829.,Titled "A Plan of the fort and barracks at Mount Pleasant, (Fort Cumberland,) in Maryland;" drawn about 1755, on a scale of 35 feet to an inch: 1 f. 4 in. x 12 1/2 in." in the Catalogue of the manuscript maps, charts, and plans, and of the topograhpical drawings in the British Museum.,Fort Cumberland in present-day Cumberland, Maryland.