1756 Map New York | George, Lake | A Draught of Lake George with all the Islands and Soundings Previous British Library cataloguing has attributed a date of about 1760 to this map, but Fort William Henry is depicted and named - the fort's construction wa - New York Map Company
1756 Map New York | George, Lake | A Draught of Lake George with all the Islands and Soundings Previous British Library cataloguing has attributed a date of about 1760 to this map, but Fort William Henry is depicted and named - the fort's construction wa - New York Map Company

1756 Map New York | George, Lake | A Draught of Lake George with all the Islands and Soundings Previous British Library cataloguing has attributed a date of about 1760 to this map, but Fort William Henry is depicted and named - the fort's construction wa

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1756 Map New York | George, Lake | A Draught of Lake George with all the Islands & Soundings Previous British Library cataloguing has attributed a date of about 1760 to this map, but Fort William Henry is depicted and named - the fort's construction was ordered in 1755 and the fort was destroyed in 1757, thus a date of about 1756 is attributed here. This manuscript Map | bears many similarities with the printed inset "A PARTICULAR PLAN OF LAKE GEORGE Surveyed in 1756. BY CAPT. JACKSON" on "A SURVEY OF LAKE CHAMPLAIN including LAKE GEORGE, CROWN POINT AND ST. JOHN /Surveyed by Order of HIS EXCELLENCY MAJOR-GENERAL SR. JEFFERY AMHERST, Knight of the most Hon.ble order of the Bath, Commander in Chief of His Majesty's Forces in North America, (now LORD AMHERST) BY WILLIAM BRASSIER, DRAUGHTSMAN. 1762" (London: Printed for Rob.t Sayer & Jn. Bennett, Map | and Sea chartsellers No. 53 Fleet Street. as the Act directs, Aug.st 5th 1776) - a copy is held at Maps K.Top.121.18. Both maps show sounding depths and are accompanied by a lettered key identifying similar locations of note including Fort William Henry. "A Scale of five miles, three quarters of a mile to one Inch" is given. If the map's title is said to appear in a simple surround at upper right, then at lower left is an upside-down lettered key (A-Q) identifying locations of note on the map, many with reference to Fort William Henry. A photocopy of this Map | (Maps K.Top.121.21.) is held by the Universite? du Que?bec a? Trois-Rivie?res UQTR with OCLC Number: 301652215. The copy is catalogued as having been published in "Ottawa: Archives publiques du Canada, 1975" with responsibility attributed to "[Capt. Jackson]". Titled "A draught of Lake George, with all the Islands and Soundings" in the Catalogue of Maps, Prints, Drawings, etc., forming the geographical and topographical collection attached to the Library of his late Majesty King George the third, etc., London, 1829. Titled "A draught of Lake George, with all the isl