The harbour of Casco Bay and islands adjacent

Author: Southack, Cyprian
Publisher: Mount, Richd. & Tho. page
Date: 1720
Location: Casco Bay (Me.)

Dimensions: 44 x 54 cm.
Scale: Scale not given
Call Number: G3732.C3 1720 .S68x


For many years English settlers in coastal Maine were targets for attack by the French-backed Abenaki and other indigenous groups. Consequently, Southack made many trips to Casco Bay, including one in 1702, when as captain of the Province Galley he raised a siege of Fort Casco. During these visits he assembled an impressive body of knowledge reflected in the detailed geography and soundings on this chart.

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