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Maps Plan of Quebec, the capital of Canada in North America, with the bason and part of the adjacent contry [sic] shewing the principal encampments and works of the British Army commanded by Maior General Wolfe and those of the French Army commanded by Lieut. General, the Marquis of Mont Calm during the siege of that place in 1759.

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Plan of Quebec, the capital of Canada in North America, with the bason and part of the adjacent contry [sic] shewing the principal encampments and works of the British Army commanded by Maior General Wolfe and those of the French Army commanded by Lieut. General, the Marquis of Mont Calm during the siege of that place in 1759.
Subject Headings
-  Québec Campaign, Québec, 1759--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
-  Québec (Québec)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
-  Canada--Québec--Québec
Notes
-  Relief shown by shading.
-  "NB. The British works are coloured yellow and thier [sic] encampments red with the faceings [sic] of the different corpes [sic]. The French works and encampments are coloured blue."
-  "N.B. The different parts were surveyed as follows viz, the east side of the Falls of Montmorency, the Point of Orleans, and the south side of the River St. Lawrence by Capt. Debbieg, engineer in ordinary. The coast of Beauport from the River St. Charles to the Falls of Montmorency by Capt. Holland of the Royal Americans as engineer. The ground between the River St. Lawrence and the River St. Charles by Lieutenant Des Barres of the Roy. Americans as eng.
-  Pen-and-ink and watercolor.
-  A small map showing "Encampment and works after the battle of the 13th" affixed to the left border over the area "Hauteur D'Abraham" prior to the battle.
-  Includes text and index.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
Medium
1 ms. map : col. ; 91 x 151 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
G3454.Q4S26 1759 .P5
Repository
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g3454q.ar303300a
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g3454q.ar303300b
Library of Congress Control Number
2005630163
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https://lccn.loc.gov/2005630163
Library of Congress Online Catalog
https://catalog.loc.gov/vwebv/search?searchCode=STNO&searchArg=2005630163&searchType=1&recCount=10
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[Plan of Quebec, the capital of Canada in North America, with the bason and part of the adjacent contry sic shewing the principal encampments and works of the British Army commanded by Maior General Wolfe and those of the French Army commanded by Lieut. General, the Marquis of Mont Calm during the siege of that place in 1759]. 1759. Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2005630163/. (Accessed August 30, 2016.)

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(1759) [Plan of Quebec, the capital of Canada in North America, with the bason and part of the adjacent contry sic shewing the principal encampments and works of the British Army commanded by Maior General Wolfe and those of the French Army commanded by Lieut. General, the Marquis of Mont Calm during the siege of that place in 1759]. [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2005630163/.

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[Plan of Quebec, the capital of Canada in North America, with the bason and part of the adjacent contry sic shewing the principal encampments and works of the British Army commanded by Maior General Wolfe and those of the French Army commanded by Lieut. General, the Marquis of Mont Calm during the siege of that place in 1759]. 1759. Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/2005630163/>.