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Map of Quebec and surrounding areas showing the disposition of the armies and fleets of British and French during the siege of the city in 1759, and the system of redoubts, entrenchments and battles that encircled the area.
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Original can be viewed in the presence o
f an early cartographic archivist. Microfiche version is open.
Credit Library and Archives Canada.
Includes illustrations of battle ships, fortifications and a table showing: differences of Quebec batteries, no. of gus., mortrs.
Includes: Dedication: To the Right Honourable William Pitt Esqr. One of His Majesties most Honourable Privy Council and Principal secretary of state Ec. this plan is most humbly inscribed by his most obliged and most obedient humble servt. Thos. Jefferys.
Includes 2 inset maps: Part of the upper river of St. Laurence. 5 x 10 cm. Scale [ca. 1:665 280] 1inch to 3.5 English Leagues -- A view of the action gained by the English Sepr. 13. 1759 near Quebec. Brought from thence by an officer of distinction; 12 x 14 cm.
"Published by Thos. Jefferys, Geographer to His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales near Charing Cross, London" appears in bottom right margin.
From: R. Sayer & T Jefferys "A general topography of North America and the West Indies", London, 1768. map no 17.
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Phillips: List of Maps of America, v. 2, p. 732
Phillips, Entry 1196, map no 17
Phillips, Entry 2697
Availability of other formats note
1. Canada - History - Seven Years War, 1755-1763 - Maps.
2. Canada - History, Military - Maps.
3. Battles - Canada - History - Maps.
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