Map A general and particular plan of the island of Castle William near Boston. Shewing the works in their original and present state, together with sections through the same. Carried on and survey'd under the direction of, and by Iohn Montrésor, Esqr:, engineer extraordinary and Capt. Lieut:; by order of the Honble. Thomas Gage, Esqr:, Lieut: General and Commander in Chief of His Majesty's forces in North America &c. New York, 16th Jany: 1771.

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A general and particular plan of the island of Castle William near Boston. Shewing the works in their original and present state, together with sections through the same. Carried on and survey'd under the direction of, and by Iohn Montrésor, Esqr:, engineer extraordinary and Capt. Lieut:; by order of the Honble. Thomas Gage, Esqr:, Lieut: General and Commander in Chief of His Majesty's forces in North America &c. New York, 16th Jany: 1771.
Contributor Names
Montrésor, John, 1736-1799.
Created / Published
[1927?]
Subject Headings
-  Fortification--Massachusetts--Castle Island--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
-  United States--Massachusetts--Castle Island
Notes
-  Scale ca. 1:600.
-  Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor; copied from original ca. 1927.
-  Oriented with north toward the upper right.
-  Relief shown by shading.
-  "Amer. & W.I. vol. 127. p. 71."
-  Includes index to points of interest, inset of "General plan of the island of Castle William, shewing its situation with respect to the adjacent island," ca. 1:6,000, and 2 cross section views.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
-  Vault
-  AACR2: 100
Medium
col. map 73 x 114 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
G3762.C39R4 1771 .M61
Repository
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g3762c.ct004087
Library of Congress Control Number
gm71000937
Online Format
image
Description
Scale ca. 1:600. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor; copied from original ca. 1927. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Relief shown by shading. "Amer. & W.I. vol. 127. p. 71." Includes index to points of interest, inset of "General plan of the island of Castle William, shewing its situation with respect to the adjacent island," ca. 1:6,000, and 2 cross section views. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100
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https://lccn.loc.gov/gm71000937
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Montrésor, John. A general and particular plan of the island of Castle William near Boston. Shewing the works in their original and present state, together with sections through the same. Carried on and survey'd under the direction of, and by Iohn Montrésor, Esqr:, engineer extraordinary and Capt. Lieut:; by order of the Honble. Thomas Gage, Esqr:, Lieut: General and Commander in Chief of His Majesty's forces in North America &c. New York, 16th Jany: 1771. [?, 1927] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/gm71000937/. (Accessed June 26, 2017.)

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Montrésor, J. (1927) A general and particular plan of the island of Castle William near Boston. Shewing the works in their original and present state, together with sections through the same. Carried on and survey'd under the direction of, and by Iohn Montrésor, Esqr:, engineer extraordinary and Capt. Lieut:; by order of the Honble. Thomas Gage, Esqr:, Lieut: General and Commander in Chief of His Majesty's forces in North America &c. New York, 16th Jany: 1771. [?] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/gm71000937/.

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Montrésor, John. A general and particular plan of the island of Castle William near Boston. Shewing the works in their original and present state, together with sections through the same. Carried on and survey'd under the direction of, and by Iohn Montrésor, Esqr:, engineer extraordinary and Capt. Lieut:; by order of the Honble. Thomas Gage, Esqr:, Lieut: General and Commander in Chief of His Majesty's forces in North America &c. New York, 16th Jany: 1771. [?, 1927] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/gm71000937/>.