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Map [Manuscript plan of the Battle of Plattsburgh, New York].

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Title

  • [Manuscript plan of the Battle of Plattsburgh, New York].

Names

  • Thornton, Sarah, of Saco, Me.

Created / Published

  • [1814?]

Headings

  • -  Plattsburg, Battle of, Plattsburgh, N.Y., 1814--Maps, Manuscript
  • -  Plattsburgh (N.Y.)--History--War of 1812--Maps
  • -  Fortification--New York (State)--Plattsburgh--Maps
  • -  Plattsburgh (N.Y.)--Maps, Pictorial
  • -  Plattsburgh (N.Y.)--Maps, Manuscript
  • -  United States--New York--Plattsburgh

Genre

  • Manuscript maps

Notes

  • -  Shows buildings, fortifications, bodies of water, and line of ships in bay.
  • -  Relief shown by hachures.
  • -  Title devised by cataloger.
  • -  Pen-and-ink (black/dark brown) and lead-pencil shading for bodies of water.
  • -  Oriented with north slightly to the lower right.
  • -  Folded to 9 x 17 cm. to be sent as a missive.
  • -  Accompanied by ms. statistical table: Report of military clothing recieved [sic] for the use of the 33rd Regt. of Infantry for the year ending on the 28th day of Feby. 1815 : necessary clothing wanted. Title on verso: Clothing report 33rd Infantry. [1] sheet : ms., black/red inks, lead pencil ; 31 x 64 cm., folded to 17 x 8 cm.
  • -  Includes handwritten notes along line of ships.
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
  • -  Handwritten mailing address (Mrs. Sarah Thornton, Saco, Maine), postal stamping, and red wax seal on verso.
  • -  Acquisitions control no.: 2004-11

Medium

  • 1 ms. map ; on sheet 40 x 33 cm., folded to 9 x 17 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • G3804.P5S42 1814 .M3

Repository

  • Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2005626081

Online Format

  • image

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Chicago citation style:

Thornton, Sarah, Of Saco, Me. Manuscript plan of the Battle of Plattsburgh, New York. [?, 1814] Map. https://www.loc.gov/item/2005626081/.

APA citation style:

Thornton, S. (1814) Manuscript plan of the Battle of Plattsburgh, New York. [?] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2005626081/.

MLA citation style:

Thornton, Sarah, Of Saco, Me. Manuscript plan of the Battle of Plattsburgh, New York. [?, 1814] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2005626081/>.