Search "" as a keyword...
Filter suggestionsContinue typing to see suggestions...

Maps, views and diagrams of military reviews and encampments


Saint-Omer, 1788 (Saint-Omer, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France) 50°45'00"N 02°15'00"E


Three pages of text; ink on one sheet of paper folded in half | 22.8 x 37.2 cm (sheet; folded to 22.8 x 18.6 cm) | RCIN 734110.3.a

This is a contemporary copy of RCIN 734110.2.a (or vice versa).

Condition: four fold lines.
  • John Graves Simcoe (1752-1806) (author)


  • Watermark: Horn in crowned shield, the letters GR below

    Mark, stamped: 1064

    Condition: four fold lines

  • 22.8 x 37.2 cm (sheet; folded to 22.8 x 18.6 cm)

  • Manuscript title:

    No title. [Letter from John Graves Simcoe, to an unknown recipient, dated 9 October 1788; addressed from Wolford Lodge (near Exeter, Devon)]


    George III heading: Encampment at S.Omer, Sep. 1788.

    Other annotations: (Recto) [bottom left, black pencil, in a modern hand:] CMB Jan '87 [i.e. 1987]. (Verso) none.

    George III catalogue entry:

    Encampment A drawn Plan of the French Army at S.t Omer, under the command of the Prince of Condé, in Sept.r 1788; with the Movements of the different Divisions on the and and that of the whole Army on the of the same month: by Lieut. G. Spencer: with an explanatory Letter from Col. Simcoe. [The same entry appears under the heading St. Omer.]

  • Subject(s)

    Saint-Omer, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France (50°45'00"N 02°15'00"E)

Page revisions

  • 8 June 2024