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A representation, of the sea fight, on the 5th of Sepr. 1781, between Rear Admiral Graves and the Count de Grasse

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Creator

Grasse, François Joseph Paul de Grasse, comte de, 1722-1788

Contributor

Graves, Thomas Graves, 1725?-1802

Date

[1784]

Publisher

[s.n.]

Scale

Scale [ca. 1:400,000]

Language

English

Location

George Washington's Mount Vernon

Collection (local)

Richard H. Brown Revolutionary War Map Collection at Mount Vernon

Subjects
  • Yorktown (Va.)--History--Siege, 1781--Maps--Early works to 1800
  • Chesapeake Bay (Md. and Va.)--History--18th century--Maps--Early works to 1800
Places
  • Chesapeake Bay
  • North and Central America
  • United States
  • Virginia
  • York (county)
  • Yorktown
Extent

1 map : 31 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
  • Shows engagement at entrance to Chesapeake Bay between Capes Henry and Charles.
  • Includes "extract from the minutes of the general signals," observations, and references.
  • Table: [Number of ships, guns, and men] -- [English captains and ships].
  • From "Political magazine" 6 (1784).

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