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MAP #: 283P5

CARTOGRAPHER : PHELIPEAU, RENE

DATE: 1783

SHORT TITLE : CARTE GENERALE DES COLONIES ANGLOISES

REMAINING TITLE & ID : DANS L'AMERIQUE SEPTENTRIONALE POUR L'INTELLIGENCE DE LA GUERRE PRESENTE. D'APRES DES MANUSCRIT ANGLAIS PAR J.B. NOLIN GEOGRAPHE CORRIGE, AUGMENTE DES INDICATIONS DES PRINCIPAUX EVENEMENS DE LA GUERRE AVEC LE TRACEE DES LIMITES POUR CONSTITUER LE TRAITE DE PAIX PROPOSE ENTRE LA COURONNE DE LA GRAND BRETAGNE ET LES ETATS UNIS. PAR R. PHELIPEAU GEOGRAPHE PROFESSEUR DE MATHEMATIQUE DE L'ECOLE ROYALE MILITAIRE DE LONDRES 1783. (CARTOUCHE, BOTTOM CENTER). INSET ENTITLED "SUPLEMENT QUI REPRESENTE LA PARTIE DE LA VIRGINIE.OU SE TROUVENT LE THEATRE OU L'ARMEE COMBINEE DES FRANCOIS ET DES ETATS UNIS A FAIT PRISONNIER LE GENERAL CORNOWALIS LE 19 OCTOBRE 1781. ET LE PLAN D'ATTAQUE D'YORCK ET DE GLOCESTER PAR LES GENERAUX WASHINCTON ET ROCHAMBEAU" (BOTTOM RIGHT CORNER OF INSET, WHICH HAS AN IRREGULAR SHAPE WITH A MAXIMUM OF 27.8 X 28.2 CM. AND A SCALE OF 30 LIEUES = 5 CM., WHICH IS LOCATED IN THE BOTTOM RIGHT CORNER OF MAP). "LE DETAIL DE LA BAYE DE CHESAPEAKE PAR L. DENIS GEOGRAPHE ET AUTEUR DE CONDUCTEUR FRANCOIS" (AT TOP OF VIRGINIA INSET). INSET ENTITLED "SUITE DE LA FLORIDE ET LA POSITION DES ISLES LUCAYES ET DES GRANDES ANTILLES" (TOP LEFT CORNER, MEASURING 10.8 x 12.1 CM. THERE ARE 2 INSET SCALES IN FRENCH AND ENGLISH 69 1/2 MI. = 3 CM.) "A PARIS CHEZ BASSET RUE St. JACQUES AU COIN DE CELLE DES MATHURIN. A Pte. GENEVIEVE." (CENTER BOTTOM MARGIN). FOUR SCALES (BELOW MAP CARTOUCHE). NUMEROUS NOTES ON THE WAR ARE ON THE MAIN MAP. LONGITUDE (POSSIBLY EAST FROM FERRO, TOP AND BOTTOM BORDERS). LATITUDE (RIGHT AND LEFT BORDERS).


DATE OF PUBLICATION : S1783
PLACE OF PUBLICATION : PARIS
PUBLISHER : BASSET
LANGUAGE(S) : FR
SIZE (HEIGHT X WIDTH) : 50.7 X 71.2 CM. (MAP WITH INSET)
SIZE - OTHER DATA : 55.5 X 79.1 CM. OM
SCALE - (RF) 1: :
LIB. OF CONGRESS # : -
Md. HALL OF RECORDS # 1 : MSA SC1399-69
HUNTINGFIELD ACQ. # 1 : A018-HF2
REGION CATEGORY : GENERAL AREA MAP OF SOME SIGNIFICANCE TO A MD/CHESAPEAKE COLLECTION (3)
SPECIAL CATEGORY(IES) : YORKTOWN CAMPAIGN (1)
: VIRGINIA MAP PRIMARILY (13) [BOTTOM INSET]
# SHEETS TO MAP : 1
MAP ORIENTATION : N IS AT THE TOP OF THE MAP
RELIEF SHOWN ? : YES
HYDROGRAPHIC DATA : SHOALS ARE SHOWN BY SHADING [NOT IN THE CHESAPEAKE BAY].
CARTOUCHE : SIMPLE LINE FRAME (2)
BORDER : GEOGRAPHICALLY FUNCTIONAL (8)
PRIME MERIDIAN(S) : POSSIBLY EAST FROM FERRO (22)
SEE ALSO MAP #s : -
BEST INFO SOURCE : VERNER AND NEBENZAHL ARE THE MOST HELPFUL.
DESCRIPTION : THE INSET SHOWING THE SOUTHERN PART OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY AND THE POSITIONS OF THE FORCES AT THE TIME OF THE YORKTOWN CAMPAIGN IN 1781 IS THE PORTION OF THIS MAP OF SIGNIFICANCE TO A CHESAPEAKE COLLECTION.

THIS MAP WAS ISSUED AS A SEPARATE.

DATA IS FROM VERNER AND NEBENZAHL AND FROM OBSERVATION OF THE COPY IN THE HUNTINGFIELD COLLECTION.

EDITION & STATE INFO : ONLY A SINGLE EDITION AND STATE IS KNOWN TO THE WRITER.

HFC OWNERSHIP DATA : THE HUNTINGFIELD COLLECTION HAS A GOOD COPY IN OUTLINE COLORING, WITH THE BOTTOM MARGIN REPAIRED, NOT AFFECTING THE PRINTED AREA. IT HAS AN ACQ. # OF A018-HF2 AND A MDHR # OF MSA SC1399-69.

BIBLIGRAPHICAL REFS. : NEBENZAHL, KENNETH, A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF PRINTED BATTLE PLANS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION 1775-1795, CHICAGO: UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO PRESS, 1975, 124, # 194 AND 194a; PHILLIPS, PHILIP LEE, A LIST OF MAPS OF AMERICA IN THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS, NEW YORK: BURT FRANKLIN, UNDATED REPRINT OF A 1901 LIBRARY OF CONGRESS PUBLICATION, 591; VERNER, COOLIE, "MAPS OF THE YORKTOWN CAMPAIGN", IN MAP COLLECTORS SERIES # 18, LONDON: MAP COLLECTORS CIRCLE, 1965, 44, # XXII 10; TOOLEY, R.V., TOOLEY'S DICTIONARY OF MAPMAKERS, 1ST ED., TRING, HERTFORDSHIRE: MAP COLLECTOR PUBLICATIONS, LTD., 1979, 503.

June 21, 1991


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