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Barres, Joseph Frederick Wallet des (1722-1824) A Chart of the harbour of Rhode Island and Narraganset Bay

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03103.02 Author/Creator: Barres, Joseph Frederick Wallet des (1722-1824) Place Written: London Type: Maps Date: 1781 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: The key shows the French and English fleets. Surveyed 7/20/1776. Nebenzahl, Battle Plans of the American Revolution, 36.

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

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Keywords/Subjects: Geography and Natural History, Navy, France, Revolutionary War, Global History and US Foreign Policy, Global History and US Foreign Policy, Military History, Maritime

Sub Era: The War for Independence