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To the Right Honorable George Grenville Esqr. First Lord Commissioner of the Treasury ... this map of the County of Surry in the Island of Jamaica (laid down from the papers and under the direction of Henry Moore Esqr. His Majesty's Lieutenant, Governor ... of that Island in the Years 1756, -57, -58, -59, -60 & 61 & from a great number of actual surveys performed by the Publishers) is humbly inscribed by Thos. Craskell Engineer, Jas. Simpson, Surveyor
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Dal. Fourniér direxit
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Engraved map, dissected and mounted on linen, folded in slipcase, colored
Map of Jamaica showing sugar and other plantations, such as cattle, ginger, cotton, coffee, and pimento plantations. Also gives anchorage for large and small vessels, roads and divisions of parishes and location of military barracks, mills, roads, etc. "Fournier inv. del."
Cundall, Jamaica, no. 21f (p. 67)
Thomas Craskell (chief engineer on the island) and James Simpson (and chief surveyor) were engaged to conduct the first detailed survey of the Island of Jamaica which was conducted from 1756 to 1761.
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