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A plan of the city and fortifications of Louisburg, from a survey made by Richard Gridley, Lieut. Coll. of the train or Artillery in 1745 ; [cartographic material] : A plan of the city and harbour of Louisburg, with the French batteries that defended it, and those of the English, shewing that part of Gabarus Bay in which they landed, and the ground on which they encamped during the siege in 1745 ; A map of Gabarus Bay adjoyning to Louisburg.

Other Title:
Plan of the city and harbour of Louisburg, with the French batteries that defended it, and those of the English, shewing that part of Gabarus Bay in which they landed, and the ground on which they encamped during the siege in 1745
Map of Gabarus Bay adjoyning to Louisburg
Title on backing of map: Plan of the city, fortifications & harbour of Louisbourg
Publication:
London : Published by Thos. Jefferys, Geographer to the Prince of Wales ..., April 20, 1757.
Series:
Colonial America (Marlborough, England)
Format/Description:
Map/Atlas
1 online resource (3 maps on 1 sheet)
Scales indeterminable.
Cartographic Data:
Scales indeterminable.
Subjects:
Louisbourg (N.S.) -- History -- Siege, 1745 -- Maps -- Early works to 1800.
Louisbourg Region (N.S.) -- Maps -- Early works to 1800.
Gabarus Bay (N.S.) -- Maps -- Early works to 1800.
Fortification -- Nova Scotia -- Louisbourg -- Maps -- Early works to 1800.
Harbors -- Nova Scotia -- Louisbourg -- Maps -- Early works to 1800.
Great Britain. Army -- Colonial forces -- Nova Scotia -- Louisbourg -- Early works to 1800.
France. Armée -- Colonial forces -- Nova Scotia -- Louisbourg -- Early works to 1800.
Great Britain. Colonial Office -- Archives.
Notes:
Each map includes historical notes on events of the Siege of Louisbourgin 1745 by British forces commanded by Sir William Pepperrell.
Relief shown pictorially; depths shown by soundings.
Originally part of Colonial Office file CO 5/52/171.
Volume reference numbers on publisher's website: MPG 1/328.
Electronic reproduction. Marlborough, England : Adam Matthew Digital, c2015. (Colonial America. Module 1)
Contributor:
Gridley, Richard, approximately 1710-1796.
Pepperrell, William, Sir, 1696-1759.
Great Britain. Colonial Office.
National Archives (Great Britain)
Adam Matthew Digital (Firm)
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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