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Attack of the rebels upon Fort Penobscot in the province of New England in which their fleet was totally destroyed and their Army dispersed the 14th Augst. 1779

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Creator

Rapin de Thoyras, (Paul), M, 1661-1725

Contributor

Tindal, N. (Nicholas), 1687-1774

Date

1785

Name on Item

by an officer present.

Publisher

[J. Harrison]

Scale

Scale [ca. 1:14,700]

Language

English

Location

George Washington's Mount Vernon

Collection (local)

Richard H. Brown Revolutionary War Map Collection at Mount Vernon

Subjects
  • Penobscot Expedition, 1779--Maps--Early works to 1800
  • Fortification--Maine--Maps--Early works to 1800
  • Fort George (Me. : Fort)--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Maps--Early works to 1800
  • Penobscot Bay (Me.)--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Maps--Early works to 1800
  • Penobscot River (Me.)--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Maps--Early works to 1800
Places
  • Maine
  • North and Central America
  • Penobscot
  • United States
Extent

1 map : hand col. ; 36 x 38 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
  • Relief shown by hachures.
  • Shows position of fleets in Penobscot River and Bay, and fort and shore batteries.
  • "For the continuation (after Tindal's) of Rapin's History of Engd."
  • From Rapin's impartial history of England ... with the continuation to the year 1786 (London : J. Harrison, 1784-89).

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