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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 Honble. Order of the Bath, Commander in Chief of His Majesty's forces in North America, (now Lord Amherst) / by William Brassier, draughtsman. 1762.

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Creator: Brasier, William.
Title: 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 Honble. Order of the Bath, Commander in Chief of His Majesty's forces in North America, (now Lord Amherst) / by William Brassier, draughtsman. 1762.
Survey of Lake Champlain : including Lake George, Crown Point, and St. John
Particular plan of Lake George surveyed in 1756, by Capt. Jackson
Date: 1776
Description: Hand colored.

Relief shown by hachures.

Shows naval actions at Valcour Island and Buttonmold Bay in Oct. 1776.

From the publishers' The American military pocket atlas. [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."

Inset: "A particular plan of Lake George surveyed in 1756, by Capt. Jackson."

In: Sayer, R. The American Military Pocket Atlas...[1776] no. 6.

Phillips, Atlases, I, 1343, no. 6.

Scale ca. 1:400,000

30 British miles = 4 3/4 inches

Subjects: Champlain, Lake--Maps--Early works to 1800 | Champlain, Lake--History--Maps--Early works to 1800 | George, Lake (N.Y. : Lake)--Maps--Early works to 1800 | Valcour Island, Battle of, N.Y., 1776--Maps--Early works to 1800
Contributors: Hargrett Library
Online Publisher: Athens, Ga. : Hargrett Library
Original Material: London : Printed for Robt. Sayer & Jno. Bennett | 1 map : tinted ; 67 x 48 cm.
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Collection Information: Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library Rare Map Collection