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A Sketch of the Environs of Charlestown in South Carolina

Sproule, George; Des Barres, Joseph F W
Map; Online
[London : J.F.W. Des Barres, ca. 1780]
Cartographic Info
Scale [ca. 1:132,000].
1 map : b&w. ; 40 x 55 cm.
  • Version of the map with statement of responsibility "By Captain Geo. Sproule, Assistant Engineer on the Spot" and imprint date removed, and with the table key expanded to A-L and a-k; uncolored; on Bates paper.
  • For a description of the variants of this map, see National Maritime Museum Collections Online, entry HNS 163.
  • From: J.F.W. Des Barres. Atlantic Neptune.
  • Relief shown by hachures; depths by soundings.
  • Shows positions of British units involved in the 1780 attack on Charleston.
  • Table of references identifies movements and major positions.
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Area Table 757-915 1780 Sproule(b)