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1. Prise de Newport par d'Estaing, 1778 : 2. Embossage de Ternay à Newport, 1780

Map of Newport and Narragansett Bay (R.I.) probably traced in the nineteenth century from an unidentified manuscript (in French naval archives?). Shows the August 1778 maneuvers by the French fleet commanded by Charles Henri, Comte d' Estaing against British forces during the siege of Newport. Also shows the fleet commanded by Charles Louis d'Arsac, Chevalier de Ternay, as stationed in 1780. Identifies French and British ships, army camps, and fortifications, but lacks key corresponding to lettered land sites.

Metadata

Date

[1800–1899]

Scale

Scale not given

Language

French

Location

Newberry Library

Collection (local)

Edward E. Ayer Manuscript Map Collection

Subjects
  • Naval battles--Rhode Island--Newport--Maps--Early works to 1800
  • Anglo-French War, 1778-1783--Naval operations--Maps
  • Manuscript maps--Early works to 1800
  • Newport (R.I.)--History--18th century--Sources
  • 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
Places
  • Bristol (county)
  • Narragansett Bay
  • Newport
  • Newport (county)
  • North and Central America
  • Rhode Island
  • United States
Extent

1 ms. map ; on sheet 988 x 556 mm.

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  • No known copyright restrictions.
  • Contact host institution for more information.
Notes
  • Pen-and-ink and pencil on tracing paper; sectioned into 21 panels, mounted on cloth.
  • For another tracing based on the same original, see French Marine map no. 557, part of the Paul Carles research collection (Newberry Library).

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