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A plan of the city, and fortifications, of Louisburg : from a survey made by Richard Gridley, Lieut. Coll. of the Train of Artillery in 1745 ; a plan of the city and harbour of Louisburg, with the French batteries that defended it, and those of the English, shewing that part of Gabarus Bay, in which they landed, and the ground on which they encamped during the siege in 1758

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Creator

Jefferys, Thomas, -1771

Contributor

Gridley, Richard, approximately 1710-1796

Contributor

Sayer, Robert, 1725-1794

Date

[1768]

Publisher

Printed for Robt. Sayer at no. 63 in Fleet Street, & Thos. Jefferys, the corner of St. Martins Lane in the Strand

Scale

Scale [ca. 1:3,500]

Language

English

Location

Boston Public Library

Collection (local)

Norman B. Leventhal Map Center Collection

Subjects
  • Fortification--Nova Scotia--Louisbourg--Maps--Early works to 1800
  • Louisbourg (N.S.)--Maps--Early works to 1800
  • Louisbourg (N.S.)--History--Siege, 1745--Maps--Early works to 1800
  • United States--History--French and Indian War, 1754-1763
Places
  • Canada
  • Louisbourg
  • North and Central America
  • Nova Scotia
Extent

2 maps on 1 sheet ; 38 x 62 cm.

Terms and License
  • No known copyright restrictions.
  • No known restrictions on use.
Notes
  • Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings.
  • Third state.
  • Inset: A map of Gabarus Bay, adjoyning to Louisburg.
  • Includes references, notes, and profile of a cross-section of the 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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