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An exact-plan of George-Town so named by Patrick Graham, Esqr., President of the Province of Georgia, in honr. to His Royal Highness George, Prince of Wales, &ca.

An exact-plan of George-Town so named by Patrick Graham, Esqr., President of the Province of Georgia, in honr. to His Royal Highness George, Prince of Wales, &ca.

 
 
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Scale ca. 1:4,700.
Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor.
Imperfect: Margins torn.
Oriented with north to the bottom.
Cadastral map.
Shows town laid out in lots in a bend of "Great Ogeche River" planned to become the capital of the province. In Feb. 1755 the name was changed to Hardwick, but the town never flourished, and passed out of existence.
Includes descriptive index.
LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1572
Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
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AACR2: 100

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01/01/1754
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Yonge, Henry.
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