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[Plan de defense de New-Port] : [dans l'Isle Rhode (Amerique Septentrionalle) par l'escadre du Roy aux ordres de Monsieur le Chr. de Ternay, chef d'escadre des armées navalles, Chu. de St. Jean de Jerusalem. Ainsi que de la position, et du camp de l'armée franc̦aise aux ordres de Monsieur le Comte de Rochambeau, Grand- croix de l'Ordre Royal et Miitaire de St. Louis, lieutenant général des armées de sa Majesté en 1780

Incomplete nineteenth century map tracing of Rhode Island and Narraganestt Bay. Traced from a 1780 manuscript compiled by Lieutenant Mullon, an officer in the French navy. Shows the French fleet commanded by Charles Louis d'Arsac, Chevalier de Ternay as stationed at Newport between 1780-1781, and the camps and fortifications of the army under Jean-Baptiste-Donatien de Vimeur, Comte de Rochambeau. Lacks legend to lettered sites found on original.



Mullon, Lieutenant, fl. 1780



Name on Item

fecit Mullon, lieutenant de fregate auxiliaire a bord l'Hermione]


Scale [ca. 1:39,500]




Newberry Library

Collection (local)

Edward E. Ayer Manuscript Map Collection

  • Anglo-French War, 1778-1783--Naval operations--Maps
  • Manuscript maps--Early works to 1800
  • Newport (R.I.)--Maps--Early works to 1800
  • Narragansett Bay (R.I.)--Maps--Early works to 1800
  • Rhode Island--Maps--Early works to 1800
  • United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Naval operations--Maps
  • Bristol (county)
  • Narragansett Bay
  • Newport
  • Newport (county)
  • North and Central America
  • Rhode Island
  • United States

1 ms. map ; on sheet 705 x 1,156 mm.

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  • Title from photostat of Ministere des Colonies manuscript map no. 22 in the Archives Coloniales of France.
  • Pen-and-ink and pencil. Drawn on two sheets; map on tracing paper continued on larger sheet of light cardboard used as backing. Sectioned into 34 panels, mounted on cloth.
  • Limited relief shown with contour lines.
  • Reduced photostat of original manuscript forms part of the Louis C. Karpinski Map Collection (Newberry Library).



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