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Title
An ideal plan, of the River Penobscot, Magabagaduce &c. &c. shewing the situation of Genl. Lovel's Army; the American Fleet, Transports, &c. &c. with those of the Enemys. August 6th 1779. Title from object
Date Created and/or Issued
1779-08-06
Contributing Institution
Huntington Library
Collection
Manuscripts
Rights Information
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Description
Manuscript map depicting the Penobscot Expedition, 1779, the battle between American Revolutionary Forces and British Forces on land and water on the Penobscot River, Maine. The location of the forts are depicted, as well as the American fleet, the British Fleet, and the aftermath of the attack in which the American fleet was driven up river and destroyed. The map's title is within a decorated cartouche, seen in the upper left-hand corner. "References", labeled A-P, are listed in the lower right-hand corner of the map. A smaller view of the map is drawn in the upper right-hand corner. The verso of the map is blank. Title supplied by cataloger.
Extent
1 map: pen and ink ; 51.5 x 34.5 cm (20 1/4 x 13 5/8 in.)
Identifier
mssDE 83
http://hdl.huntington.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15150coll7/id/10456
Language
English
Subject
Penobscot Expedition, 1779--Maps
Penobscot River (Me.)--Maps
Long Island (Me.)--Maps
Penobscot (Me. : Town)--Maps
Fort Pownall (Me.)--Maps
Harborside (Me.)--Maps
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Campaigns--Maps
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Naval operations--Maps
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--British forces--Maps
Lovell, Solomon, 1732-1801
Manuscript maps United States Revolution, 1775-1783. (aat)
Military records United States Revolution, 1775-1783. (aat)
Source
Papers of Charles-René-Dominique Sochet Destouches, 1754-1804 (bulk 1780-1781) ; Orderly Books of the American Revolution.
mssDE Box 1
Manuscripts, Huntington Digital Library
Provenance
Purchased from the American Art Association, 1926.

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