Sketch shewing the relative bearings and distances, per waggon, between the different military posts on the Eastern Frontier, Cape of Good Hope. [Map 11]
Great Britain. Army. Royal Engineers
The coastline from Port Elizabeth to the Keiskamma River forms the southern boundary of the map, the Black Kei being the northernmost feature. Those posts which are shown are situated on the Great Fish, the Kat, the Kowie, the Koonap and Tyhume Rivers. Grahamstown, Bathurst and Fort Beaufort are also shown. The map resembles others in the collection drawn up by John Reid. His maps are dated between 1844 and 1847.
Unsigned. - Scale 8 miles to an inch [1:506,880]. - [1844 or 45?]. - 1 coloured manuscript map in ink on laid paper; 40 x 46 cm. - Orientation: magnetic and true north. Lacks Royal Engineers' stamp and any numbering.
Cape Colony. Boundaries , Cape of Good Hope (South Africa). Boundaries , Eastern Cape (South Africa)