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Title
Attack of the Rebels upon Fort Penobscott in the Province of New England in which their Fleet was totally destroyed and their Army dispersed the 14th. Augst. 1779. For the Continuation (after Tindal's) of Rapin's History of Egd. Published as the Act directs Decr. 18th 1785. by an Officer present
Contributor
Kashnor, Leon, 1880-1955, seller
Museum Book Store
Date Created and/or Issued
1785-12-18
Contributing Institution
Huntington Library
Collection
Maps
Rights Information
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Description
Kashnor notes, "This is the war plan of Commodore Saltonstall's attack on Fort Penobscott, who is shown to have retired up the river and destroyed his fleet to prevent capture." Text covers description of battle where British forces prevailed and a large rebel contingent of ships was burned to save them from falling into British hands. Place of publication conjectured. MS note: 97. Relief: hachures. Graphic Scale: Yards. Projection: Plane. Watermark: Crowned fleur-di-lis. Printing Process: Copper engraving. Verso Text: MS note: 97.
Type
image
Format
image/jpeg
Extent
1 map 36 x 38 cm., sheet 43 x 47 cm.
Identifier
093:097 M
433419
http://hdl.huntington.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15150coll4/id/9883
Language
English
Subject
Penobscott Bay (Me.)--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Maps
Penobscott River (Me.)--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Maps
Time Period
1779
Place
North America United States Maine Penobscott River Penobscott Bay
W 69°/N 44°30' approx.
Source
Huntington Rare Book Maps
Maps, Huntington Digital Library
Provenance
Purchased en bloc by HEH from the Museum Book Store, April, 1924.

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