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Plan of Fort le Quesne, built by the French at the fork of the Ohio and Monongahela in 1754

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Creator

Stobo, Robert, 1726-1770

Contributor

Sayer, Robert, 1725-1794

Contributor

Jefferys, Thomas, -1771

Date

[1768]

Publisher

Printed for Robt. Sayer in Fleet Street and Thos. Jefferys at the corner of St. Martins Lane in the Strand

Scale

Scale [ca. 1:2,500]

Language

English

Location

George Washington's Mount Vernon

Collection (local)

Richard H. Brown Revolutionary War Map Collection at Mount Vernon

Subjects
  • Pittsburgh (Pa.)--Maps--Early works to 1800
  • Fort Duquesne (Pa.)--History--French and Indian War, 1754-1763--Maps--Early works to 1800
Places
  • Allegheny (county)
  • North and Central America
  • Pennsylvania
  • Pittsburg
  • United States
Extent

1 map ; 33 x 31 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
  • Based on the plan drawn by Robert Stobo while a prisoner of the French in 1754.
  • Table of references identifies buildings and features of the fort.
  • "This plan was sent from America, as it had been taken by some curious French deserters."
  • Inset: [Cross-section of fort wall].
  • Appears in Jefferys' General topography of North America and the West Indies. London: Printed for Robert Sayer, ... and Thomas Jefferys, 1768.

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