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The Seven Years War (1756-63)

Manuscript and printed maps and views, correspondence and journals from the first global war


A map of the Landgraviate of Hesse-Kassel showing the locations of the encampments of the French and Allied armies. Seven Years War (1756-63). Oriented with north to top.  
This is the southern sheet of a two-sheet map. The northern continuation is a
First section 1759

Encampments in Germany, British troops in the West Indies and Quebec

A plan of Carangoly Fort and the British attack, 8-10 December 1759. Seven Years War (1756-63). Oriented with south-east to top (cardinal points). 
The attribution to Pleydell is made on stylistic grounds. This is one of fourteen manuscript plans in the c
Second section 1759

The Battle of Minden