An accurate description of Cape Breton

Publication Date1758
Remainderwith respect to its situation, soil, climate, ports, harbours, forces, and productions both natural and artificial. The political reasons, that induced the French ministry to settle and fortify it. From all which may be seen, its great importance to France, but of how much greater it might have been to England. With a circumstantial account of the taking and surrendering of the city and garrison by the New-England forces, &c. commanded by General Pepperell in 1745. A work, especially at this critical juncture, the more interesting, as the French seem to be ardently desirous of dispossessing us of Nova Scotia also. Illustrated with an exact map of the island, and a plan of the city and port of Louisbourg, taken from an actual survey, and references to the journal of the Siege. To which are added notes and observations by a gentleman, who resided there several years. Most humbly inscribed to the Hon. Edward Boscawen, Esq;
Extentviii, 72 p., plate
Publisherprinted for M. Cooper, in Pater-Noster-Row; Mr. James, at the Royal-Exchange; H. Slater in Drury-Lane; G. Woodfall, at Charing-Cross; and J. Lacy, the Corner of St. Martin's Court, St. Martin's Lane


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