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Title
Plan of the Attack on Fort Sulivan, the Key to Charlestown, in South Carolina, on the 28th of June 1776. By His Majesty's Squadron, Commanded by Sir Peter Parker. By an Officer on the Spot
Contributor
Robert Sayer and John Bennett (Firm), publisher
Kashnor, Leon, 1880-1955, seller
Museum Book Store
Date Created and/or Issued
1776-09-07
Contributing Institution
Huntington Library
Collection
Maps
Rights Information
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Description
Kashnor notes, "A rare Carolina war map, showing the position of the fleet, the provincial troops, and the forces under Clinton." Letterpress description of the unsuccessful British attempt to take Fort Sulivan below map. See also 093:081M for another map of this battle. Attack description in a letter from Sir Peter Parker to Mr. Stephens, Secretary of the Admiralty dated July 9, 1776 with additional information on troop movements added from Whitehall, August 24. MS note: No. 80. Relief: hachures. Graphic Scale: miles. Projection: Plane. Watermark: Block W. Printing Process: Copper engraving. Verso Text: MS note: Mus. Cat. #93 #80..
Type
image
Format
image/jpeg
Extent
1 map hand col. 32 x 39 cm., sheet 56 x 49 cm.
Identifier
093:080 M
429426
http://hdl.huntington.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15150coll4/id/9879
Language
English
Subject
Charleston (S.C.)--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Maps
Time Period
1776
Place
North America United States South Carolina Fort Sullivan [Charleston]
W 80°/N 32° 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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