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English military report on St. Augustine, with plans and views of St. Augustine Castle, the Spanish watch tower on Anastasia Island, and Matance's Fort,

English military report on St. Augustine, with plans and views of St. Augustine Castle, the Spanish watch tower on Anastasia Island, and Matance's Fort,

 
 
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Summary

Manuscripts with detailed watercolor views and a plan of the Spanish fort at St. Augustine, Fla., written by an Englishman, apparently a first-hand witness, three years after the failed attempt of Governor Oglethorpe to capture St. Augustine's main fort, at a time when Englishmen were barred from Spanish Florida. Includes a south prospect of St. Augustine Castle; plan of St. Augustine Castle; north prospect of Look Out; east prospect of St. Augustine Castle; and south prospect of Fort Matanzas.
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In English.
Provenance: Gift of Jay I. Kislak Foundation.
NUCMC/kislak
NUCMC/vm01
Kislak accession no.: 1967.002.00.0001

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Date

01/01/1743
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Contributors

Jay I. Kislak Collection (Library of Congress)
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Location

Saint Augustine Beach (Fla.)29.85056, -81.26528
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