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Attack of the rebels upon Fort Penobscot in the province of New England in which their fleet was totally destroyed and their army dispersed the 14th Augst. 1779: by an officer present

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Title
Attack of the rebels upon Fort Penobscot in the province of New England in which their fleet was totally destroyed and their army dispersed the 14th Augst. 1779: by an officer present
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

Maine

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1785 (Inferred)
Place: London
Publisher: publisher not identified
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 16-5046
Topics
Penobscot Expedition, 1779
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783
United States -- History -- Campaigns
United States -- History -- Naval operations
Castine (Me.)
Fort George (Me.)
Genres
Maps
Notes
Source note: From: Rapin's impartial history of England ..., 1784-89.
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Content: Scale approximately 1:15,000 (W 68°51ʹ--W 68°39ʹ/N 44°30ʹ--N 44°21ʹ).
Citation/reference: New York Public Library. Dictionary catalog of the Map Division, v. 6, page 110, column 3, no. 1
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map ; 36 x 38 cm
Description
Shows position of fleets in Penobscot River and Bay, lines of fire, and names of ships. Relief shown by hachures. Includes text on the American attack of 1779. In lower margin: For the continuation (after Tindal's) of Rapin's History of Engd., publish'd as ye Act directs Decr. 18th, 1785.
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 963858784
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20644873
Other local Identifier: US084.1.05
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 28155870-a2b3-0134-ed77-00505686a51c
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1785: Issued
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Attack of the rebels upon Fort Penobscot in the province of New England in which their fleet was totally destroyed and their army dispersed the 14th Augst. 1779" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1785. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/3d1c8ab0-a2b3-0134-299a-00505686a51c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Attack of the rebels upon Fort Penobscot in the province of New England in which their fleet was totally destroyed and their army dispersed the 14th Augst. 1779" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 14, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/3d1c8ab0-a2b3-0134-299a-00505686a51c

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1785). Attack of the rebels upon Fort Penobscot in the province of New England in which their fleet was totally destroyed and their army dispersed the 14th Augst. 1779 Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/3d1c8ab0-a2b3-0134-299a-00505686a51c

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Attack of the rebels upon Fort Penobscot in the province of New England in which their fleet was totally destroyed and their army dispersed the 14th Augst. 1779