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The British colonies in North America during the Seven Years' War

GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE.

A Map of the Country between Crown Point and Fort Edward.
London, 1759. 200 x 120mm.

Map of the region in northern New York, extending from Fort William Henry on Lake George along the north east border of New York state, to Crown Point on Lake Champlain, illustrating a theatre of the Seven Years' War (also known as the 'French and Indian War.
Several forts are marked on the map, including Ticonderoga, with a path east and west next to the Drown'd lands. Dieskau's Path is labeled, which refers to a route taken by French and Indian forces under the command of German Baron Ludwig August Dieskau and British and Colonial troops under Sir William Johnson that resulted in a series of skirmishes and engagements known collectively as The Battle of Lake George. This battle was the first significant win against the French forces by British provincials.
The Gentleman's Magazine was one of the first general interest journals, running from 1731-1922 and this map was one of the earliest maps of North America to appear in it.


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Stock Id :19857

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The British colonies in North America during the Seven Years' War

GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE.

A Map of the Country between Crown Point and Fort Edward.
London, 1759. 200 x 120mm.

Map of the region in northern New York, extending from Fort William Henry on Lake George along the north east border of New York state, to Crown Point on Lake Champlain, illustrating a theatre of the Seven Years' War (also known as the 'French and Indian War.
Several forts are marked on the map, including Ticonderoga, with a path east and west next to the Drown'd lands. Dieskau's Path is labeled, which refers to a route taken by French and Indian forces under the command of German Baron Ludwig August Dieskau and British and Colonial troops under Sir William Johnson that resulted in a series of skirmishes and engagements known collectively as The Battle of Lake George. This battle was the first significant win against the French forces by British provincials.
The Gentleman's Magazine was one of the first general interest journals, running from 1731-1922 and this map was one of the earliest maps of North America to appear in it.


Stock ID : 19857

£190

£190

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