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An exact-plan of George-Town : so named by Patrick Graham, Esqr., President of the Province of Georgia, in honr. to His Royal Highness George, Prince of Wales, &ca

Metadata

Creator

Yonge, Henry

Date

[1754]

Name on Item

Surveyed & delineated by order of the President & Council of Georgia, this 9th. day of May 1754. By Henry Yonge, survr.

Scale

Scale ca. 1:4,700

Language

English

Location

Library of Congress Geography and Map Division

Collection (local)

Library of Congress Collection

Subjects
  • Hardwick, Ga. (Bryan County)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Places
  • Baldwin (county)
  • Georgia
  • Hardwick
  • North and Central America
  • United States
Extent

1 manuscript map : hand color 74 x 54 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
  • Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor.
  • Imperfect: Margins torn.
  • Oriented with north to the bottom.
  • Cadastral map.
  • Shows town laid out in lots in a bend of "Great Ogeche River" planned to become the capital of the province. In Feb. 1755 the name was changed to Hardwick, but the town never flourished, and passed out of existence.
  • Includes descriptive index.