Sketch of Kingston and Frederick Point
Gother Mann, 1747-1830.
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Historic map / sketch showing the city of Kingston, Frederick Point and surrounding waterways and islands. North is oriented to the top. Kingston is shown at west. Text within the Kingston land mass reads: “The coloured part of this Sketch shows the ground to be Surveyed Two hundred feet to an inch.” East of Kingston is the Cataraqui Harbor (present day Kingston Harbour) and Frederick Point. At the northern portion of Frederick Point, text reads: “Ground for Building Lots”. Haldimand Cove (present day Navy Bay) is shown east of Frederick Point and West of Point Henry. East of Point Henry is Hamilton Cove. East of Hamilton Cove are two islands labelled: “I. au Cedar” and “Petite I. au Cedar”. Depth soundings are shown in both Cataraqui Harbour and the mouth of Haldimand Cove. An arrow with text: “Magnetic North” is at the right side of the map. “12” is on a label in the bottom right margin.Accompanying material received with CD-ROM provides further information about this map: "The map is No.12 of the Office of the Planning Board, Kingston, acquisition. The N.M.C. also has a photocopy of a similar map with appended notes by Gother Mann. ... The document is from Gother Mann, Capt. Commander Royal Engineers, to Lord Dorchester requesting permission 'to make a correct survey of the situation opposite Kingston called Frederick Point with the Bay or Cover adjoining'"Authorship indicated in accompanying material (not noted on the map): Gother Mann, Captain Commander Royal Engineers.Scale: 200 feet to 1 inch ; 1:2,400Digital reproduction: Library and Archives Canada, National Map Collection: NMC-3881. Digital image from the CD-ROM entitled "Historic maps of the Niagara Peninsula from 1787-1864, acquired 2005" available in the Map,Data and GIS Library at call number Map PC G 3462 N53 1864 L53 2005.Described in: Mapping Upper Canada, 1780-1867 / Joan Winearls. 1991. Reference no.: 1500.Alternate title:"[Sketch for the survey at Point Frederick]" is the endorsed title for this map in Joan Winearls' book, "Mapping Upper Canada, 1780-1867 : an annotated bibliography of manuscript and printed maps"