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Plan of the peninsula of Charles Town shewing the three posts that His Majesty's troops have kept and fortified with buildings therein for guard rooms : Boston, 3th. [sic] Decr. 1775. To His Excellency Major General Howe, Commander in Chief of His Majesty's forces, &c

Metadata

Creator

Montrésor, John, 1736-1799

Date

[1775]

Name on Item

John Montresor, commandg. engrs.

Scale

Scale ca. 1:4,860

Language

English

Location

Library of Congress Geography and Map Division

Collection (local)

Library of Congress Geography and Map Division

Subjects
  • Boston (Mass.)--History--Siege, 1775-1776--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
  • Fortification--Massachusetts--Boston--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
  • Boston (Mass.)--Buildings, structures, etc--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Places
  • Boston
  • Massachusetts
  • North and Central America
  • Suffolk (county)
  • United States
Extent

col. map 31 x 46 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.
  • Relief shown by hachures and shading.
  • Dedication is in different ink from drafting of map.
  • Includes index to major fortifications.