A plan of the city and fortifications of Louisburg from a survey made by Richard Gridley, Lieut. Coll. of the train of artillery in 1745, this important fortress was taken on the 17th of June 1745 after a siege of 49 days by nine regiments (that were raised and equiped in 50 days in New England) and commanded by Sr Will.m Pepperill assisted by a fleet under the commande of Commodore Warren with the loss of 101 men killed and 30 that died by sickness. This place was afterwards restored to the French by the Treaty of Aix la Chapel ; A plan of the City and Harbour of Louisburg with the French batteries shewing that part of Gabarus Bay in which they landed and the ground on which they encamped during the Seige in 1758 [i.e. 1745].
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Gridley, Richard, ca. 1710-1796
Thos. Jeffrys, Geographer to the Prince of Wales at Charing Cross