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Barres, Joseph Frederick Wallet des (1722-1824) A Plan of Quebec and environs... in 1759

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03103.01 Author/Creator: Barres, Joseph Frederick Wallet des (1722-1824) Place Written: London Type: Map Date: 1777 Pagination: 1 sheet 86 x 160 cm

Summary of Content: Not in Nebenzahl, Battle Plans of the American Revolution.

People: Barres, Joseph Frederick Wallet des, 1722-1824

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: Geography and Natural HistoryCanadaFrench and Indian War

Sub Era: The War for Independence

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