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An accurate map of the West Indies.

Description: Map shows mid-eighteenth century West Indies and coast of North America. Relief shown pictorially. Scale not given.
Date: 1762
Creator: Bell, Andrew, 1726-1809
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Barbados.

Description: Map shows place names, coastline detail, and location of rocky points; fortification and structures of Tabago Road on verso. Includes descriptive text and birds-eye view. Depths shown by shading. Scale [ca. 1:121,000].
Date: [1765..1785]
Creator: Jno. Mount and Tho. Page
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

A chart shewing [sic.] part of the sea coast of Newfoundland from ye Bay of Bulls to Little Plecentia.

Description: Map shows "Plecentia Bay," St. Mary's Bay, islands west of "Plecentia" Harbor, and names of coastal inlets along the far southern and eastern shores of Newfoundland. Shows points of anchorage and docks on inset. Appears in B. Grierson's, the English Pilot. The Fourth Book. Depths shown by soundings. Bar scale in English leagues. Scale [ca. 1:230,990] and [ca. 1:108,600].
Date: 1767
Creator: Gaudy, John
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

The form of landing, our troops on the island of Cuba

Description: Map shows pictoral diagram of the formation of the English naval fleet and army units disembarking for the attack on Havana, Cuba in 1762. Includes names of six ships and ships captains. Scale not given.
Date: 1762
Creator: London Magazine, 1732-1785.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Map of Louisiana, Virginia, Carolina, Georgia, and Florida]

Description: This map shows most of the United States (with parts to the north and west cut off). Territories are labeled and partially outlined in color. Some major cities, bodies of water, and geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures and pictorially). Prime meridian: London.
Date: 1763
Creator: Gibson, J. (John)
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

A plan of the city and harbour of Havana

Description: Map shows layout of the city and port of Havana, Cuba and its military fortifications. Includes explanation of letter key and notes. Depths shown by soundings. Scale not given.
Date: 1763
Creator: London Magazine, 1732-1785.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Plan of the town & fort of Grenada.

Description: Map shows the fortifications, towns, and geography on the island of Grenada. Inset: "The isle of Grenada." Relief shown by hachures ; depths shown by soundings. Scale not given
Date: 1762
Creator: Caylus, Anne Claude Philippe, comte de, 1692-1765
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

The seat of war in the West Indies.

Description: Map shows overview of coastline of the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean area; port towns of Portobelo, Havana, Veracruz, and Cartagena, illustrated profile of the approach to Havana harbor, the castle of San Juan de Ulúa, and Veracruz; roads, streets, buildings, and fortifications. Includes historical notes, legends, and one view, "A prospect of the Havana." Insets: [Map of] "A long sandy bay called St. John's Bay," [Map of the] "Bay of Honda or the deep bay in Cuba," "View of the town and its port by Capt. Pearson," and "View of the castle of San Juan de Ulúa from ye town by Capt. Pearson." Relief shown by hachures, pictorially and profile. Depths shown by soundings. No scale noted.
Date: 1762
Creator: Bowen, Emanuel, d. 1767.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

A view of the Moor's castle near the Havana

Description: Map shows Moor's castle on the island of Cuba during the Seven Years War (1756 - 1763). Castle is displayed at angle to show location of batteries. Scale not given.
Date: 1763
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library