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Title
A survey of Lake Champlain: including Lake George, Crown Point, and St. John
Names
Brasier, William (Author)
Jackson, P., Captain (Author)
Robert Sayer and John Bennett (Firm) (Author)
Collection

Maps of New York City and State

Parts

(A-Z)

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1776-08-05
Place: London
Publisher: Printed for Robt. Sayer & Jno. Bennett
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 96-7708 c.2
Topics
Valcour Island, Battle of, N.Y., 1776 -- Maps
Champlain, Lake -- Maps
Champlain, Lake -- History -- Maps
George, Lake (N.Y. : Lake) -- Maps
Genres
Maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: surveyed by order of His Excellency Major-General Sr. Jeffery Amherst ... Commander in Chief of His Majesty's forces in North America, (now Lord Amherst) by William Brassier, draughtsman, 1762.
Source note: From the publishers' The American military pocket atlas. [1776].
Additional physical form: Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
Acquisition: Gift; Estate of John H. Levine; 1996.
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : hand col. ; 66 x 46 cm.
Description
Relief shown by hachures. Shows naval actions at Valcour Island and south of Buttonmold Bay in Oct. 1776. Includes indexes to points of interest and descriptive text. Includes text, "Explanation of the engagement, between Valcour Island, and the Western Shore, October the 11th. 1776," and inset "A particular plan of Lake George surveyed in 1756, by Capt. Jackson."
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
Library of Congress Control Number: gm 72002093
Library of Congress Control Number: 74696224
RLIN/OCLC: 5571391
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19618385
Other local Identifier: US149.2.04
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 31c2db50-a295-0133-3fb2-00505686d14e
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1776: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "A survey of Lake Champlain" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1776-08-05. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/580643f0-a295-0133-e46c-00505686d14e

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "A survey of Lake Champlain" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 20, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/580643f0-a295-0133-e46c-00505686d14e

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1776-08-05). A survey of Lake Champlain Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/580643f0-a295-0133-e46c-00505686d14e

Wikipedia Citation

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A survey of Lake Champlain