Map A draught of the towns of Boston and Charles Town and the circumjacent country shewing the works thrown up by His Majesty's troops, and also those by the rebels, during the campaign: 1775.

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Title

  • A draught of the towns of Boston and Charles Town and the circumjacent country shewing the works thrown up by His Majesty's troops, and also those by the rebels, during the campaign: 1775.

Contributor Names

  • Montrésor, John, 1736-1799.

Created / Published

  • [1775]

Subject Headings

  • -  Boston (Mass.)--History--Siege, 1775-1776--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
  • -  Fortification--Massachusetts--Boston--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
  • -  Boston (Mass.)--Buildings, structures, etc.--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
  • -  United States--Massachusetts--Boston

Notes

  • -  Scale ca. 1:26,500.
  • -  Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor.
  • -  Watermark: J. Whatman.
  • -  Relief shown by shading. Depths shown by soundings.
  • -  "N.B. The rebels entrenchments are express'd as they appear from Beacon Hill which are color'd yellow."
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
  • -  LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 906
  • -  Vault
  • -  AACR2

Medium

  • col. map 43 x 44 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • G3764.B6S3 1775 .M61

Repository

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

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • gm71000916

Online Format

  • image

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Montrésor, John. A draught of the towns of Boston and Charles Town and the circumjacent country shewing the works thrown up by His Majesty's troops, and also those by the rebels, during the campaign. [1775] Map. https://www.loc.gov/item/gm71000916/.

APA citation style:

Montrésor, J. (1775) A draught of the towns of Boston and Charles Town and the circumjacent country shewing the works thrown up by His Majesty's troops, and also those by the rebels, during the campaign. [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/gm71000916/.

MLA citation style:

Montrésor, John. A draught of the towns of Boston and Charles Town and the circumjacent country shewing the works thrown up by His Majesty's troops, and also those by the rebels, during the campaign. [1775] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/gm71000916/>.