Maps [Rough draft of Charlestown, in water colour.

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[Rough draft of Charlestown, in water colour.
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Subject Headings
-  Bunker Hill, Battle of, Boston, Mass., 1775--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
-  United States--Massachusetts--Boston (Bunker Hill)
-  Scale ca. 1:4,500.
-  Title from William Faden's Catalogue of a curious and valuable collection of original maps and plans, 1862.
-  Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor.
-  Has watermarks.
-  Oriented with north toward the upper right.
-  Relief shown by hachures.
-  Shows position of British and "Rebel" troops during the Battle of Bunker Hill.
-  North is oriented to the bottom.
-  Called a rough draft of the same cartographer's "Plan of Charles Town... after the action of the 17th. June 1775." (Faden 28). It is however, a detailed delineation of the Battle of Bunker Hill.
-  Names and writing are similar to Lieut. Page's Plan of action which happen'd 17th. June 1775. (Faden 25)
-  LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 920
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
-  Vault
-  AACR2: 650
col. map on sheet 45 x 37 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
G3764.B6S3 1775 .R6
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
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