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[A map of the River Schohary with a plan and elevation of the new fort]

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Former owner

George, III, King of Great Britain, 1738-1820

Donor

George, IV, King of Great Britain, 1762-1830

Date

1758

Scale

Scale approximately 1:126,720

Language

English

Location

British Library

Collection (local)

British Library Collection

Subjects
  • Fortification--New York (State)--Schoharie--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
  • Schoharie (N.Y.)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Places
  • New York
  • North and Central America
  • Schoharie
  • Schoharie (county)
  • United States
Extent

1 map : manuscript pen and ink with watercolour ; 28 x 26 cm

Terms and License
  • No known copyright restrictions.
  • This work is licensed for use under a Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike License (CC BY-NC-SA).
Notes
  • Previous British Library cataloguing has dated the map about 1758.
  • Relief is shown by shading.
  • With a scale of two miles to one inch.
  • With a decorativice compass rose orienting north on the map.
  • Shows the road to Albany.
  • Shows a beaver dam.
  • Shows landowners including "Vroomens".
  • With an inset "Plan of the Indian Castel".
  • With an "Elevation" and "Plan of the New Fort" at a scale of 70 feet to one inch (1:840).
  • Titled "A drawn Sketch of the River Schohary, in New York" 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 colored plan of the river Schohary; drawn on a scale of 2 miles to an inch: with a plan and elevation of the new fort, on a scale of 35 feet to an inch; drawn about 1758: 11 in. x 10 in." in the Catalogue of the manuscript maps, charts, and plans, and of the topographical drawings in the British Museum.

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