Manuscript/Mixed Material English military report on St. Augustine, with plans and views of St. Augustine Castle, the Spanish watch tower on Anastasia Island, and Matance's Fort, Plan & view of St. Augustine Castle and Matance's Fort / Plan and view of St. Augustine Castle and Matance's Fort

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Title
English military report on St. Augustine, with plans and views of St. Augustine Castle, the Spanish watch tower on Anastasia Island, and Matance's Fort,
Other Title
Plan & view of St. Augustine Castle and Matance's Fort
Plan and view of St. Augustine Castle and Matance's Fort
Summary
Manuscripts with detailed watercolor views and a plan of the Spanish fort at St. Augustine, Fla., written by an Englishman, apparently a first-hand witness, three years after the failed attempt of Governor Oglethorpe to capture St. Augustine's main fort, at a time when Englishmen were barred from Spanish Florida. Includes a south prospect of St. Augustine Castle; plan of St. Augustine Castle; north prospect of Look Out; east prospect of St. Augustine Castle; and south prospect of Fort Matanzas.
Contributor Names
Jay I. Kislak Collection (Library of Congress)
Subject Headings
-  Castillo de San Marcos (Saint Augustine, Fla.)
-  Fortification--Florida--Saint Augustine--Designs and plans
-  Military intelligence--Great Britain
-  Watchtowers--Florida--Anastasia Island--Designs and plans
-  Fort Matanzas (Fla. : Fort)
-  Saint Augustine (Fla.)--Buildings, structures, etc.--Designs and plans
Notes
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
-  In English.
-  Provenance: Gift of Jay I. Kislak Foundation.
-  NUCMC/kislak
-  NUCMC/vm01
-  Kislak accession no.: 1967.002.00.0001
Medium
14 p.; ca. 6 1/4 in. x 7 1/4 in.
Call Number/Physical Location
Kislak MS 170
Repository
Library of Congress, Rare Book and Special Collections Division, Jay I. Kislak Collection (Acc. 1967.002.00.0001)
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.rbc/Kislak.74360.1
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.rbc/Kislak.74360.2
Library of Congress Control Number
2007574360
Access Advisory
Collection open for research.
Online Format
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https://lccn.loc.gov/2007574360
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Jay I. Kislak Collection. English military report on St. Augustine, with plans and views of St. Augustine Castle, the Spanish watch tower on Anastasia Island, and Matance's Fort. 1743. Manuscript/Mixed Material. https://www.loc.gov/item/2007574360/.

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Jay I. Kislak Collection. (1743) English military report on St. Augustine, with plans and views of St. Augustine Castle, the Spanish watch tower on Anastasia Island, and Matance's Fort. [Manuscript/Mixed Material] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2007574360/.

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Jay I. Kislak Collection. English military report on St. Augustine, with plans and views of St. Augustine Castle, the Spanish watch tower on Anastasia Island, and Matance's Fort. 1743. Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2007574360/>.

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