Plan of James Island and Fort, Gambia, 1727

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This record was last updated on 30 Mar 2017

Image Reference

William Smith, Thirty Different Drafts of Guinea (London, 1727), plate 5.

Smith made this drawing for the Royal African Company which claimed the fort. Note the location of the "New Barracks" (center right) and "another slave house" (upper center). For another architectural drawing of this fort, based on a survey close to 30 years later, see image "PRO-1".