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A Plan of the city & harbour of Louisburg [cartographic material] : shewing that part of Gabarus Bay in which the English landed, also their encampment during the seige in 1745.





Place of creation


1 map : hand col. ; 19 x 25 cm on sheet 21 x 27 cm.

Scope and content

Shows the coastal area around Louisburg.

Cartographic material
90: Open
Original can be viewed in the presence o
f an early cartographic archivist.
Cartographic material
Microfiche NMC190996
90: Open
Cartographic material
90: Open
553 Item no. assigned by LAC 553
90: Open
Archival reference no.
Other accession no.
80101/245 CA
Local class no.

Terms of use

Credit Library and Archives Canada. Copyright expired.

Additional information

Relief shown by hachures.

Relief shown pictorially.

Prime meridien London.

Includes inset map: A map of the island of Cape Breton. Scale [ca. 1: 1 900 800] . 13 x 10 cm.

Alexander E. MacDonald Canadiana Collection #553.

Physical condition note
Copy missing bottom right corner.

Custodial history
Part of the Alexander E. MacDonald Canadiana Collection purchased by the Public Archives of Canada in 1981.

Citation / reference note
Phillips " List of Maps of America in the Library of Congress", Pt. 1 , p. 364.

Original version note
Appears to have been published in the March 1758, issue of Gentleman's Magazine.

Copy / version note
For other copy of this map see H3/240/Louisbourg/[1758] NMC 131312.
For microfiche version of this map see NMC 190996.

Subject heading

1. Louisburg, N.S. - Seige, 1745 - Maps - Early works to 1800.
2. Gabarus Bay (N.S.) - Maps - Early works to 1800.
3. Cape Breton Island (N.S.) - Maps - Early works to 1800.
4. Harbours (N.S.) - Maps - Early works to 1800.