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A plan of the city, and fortifications, of Louisburg

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Creator

Jefferys, Thomas, d. 1771

Date

1757

Name on Item

from a survey made by Richard Gridley, lieut. coll. of the train of artillery in 1745.

Publisher

Thos. Jefferys

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.)--Buildings, structures, etc--Maps--Early works to 1800
  • Louisbourg (N.S.)--History--Siege, 1745--Maps--Early works to 1800
Places
  • Canada
  • Louisbourg
  • North and Central America
  • Nova Scotia
Extent

1 map ; 38 x 62 cm.

Terms and License
  • No known copyright restrictions.
  • No known restrictions on use.
Notes
  • Relief shown by hachures.
  • Depth shown by soundings.
  • Includes text, index to fortification, "The profile," and insets of "A plan of the city and harbour of Louisburg ... during the siege in 1745" and "A map of Gabarus Bay, adjoyning to Louisburg."
  • Cataloging, conservation, and digitization made possible in part by The National Endowment for the Humanities: Exploring the human endeavor.

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