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A chart of Delaware Bay and River : containing a full and exact description of the shores, creeks, harbours, soundings, shoals, sands, and bearings of the most considerable land marks &c. &c.

Title
A chart of Delaware Bay and River : containing a full and exact description of the shores, creeks, harbours, soundings, shoals, sands, and bearings of the most considerable land marks &c. &c. / faithfully coppied [sic] from that published at Philadelphia by Joshua Fisher, together with the tide table from the Capes to Philadelphia, and the set of the tide on the several quarters of the flood and ebb.
Author
Fisher, Joshua, 1707-1783.
Publication
London : Printed for Robt. Sayer & Jno. Bennett, map & sea chart sellers, No. 53 Fleet Street, 10th July 1776.

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CartographicSupervised use Map Div. 00-500Schwarzman Building M1A - Map Division Room 117

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Description
1 map; 47 x 68 cm.
Donor/Sponsor
National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for Access to Early Maps of the Middle Atlantic Seaboard.
Alternative Title
North-American pilot for New England, New York, Pensilvania, Maryland, and Virginia.
Subjects
Note
  • Depths shown by soundings.
  • Oriented with north to right.
  • Shows various ship channels from the mouth of Delaware Bay to Philadelphia, Pa.
  • Shows Cape Henlopen as Cape James, to the north of "C. Hinlopen."
  • Appears in the North-American pilot for New England, New York, Pensilvania, Maryland, and Virginia.
  • Includes tide-table and list of pilots and masters of vessels who have recommended the map.
Indexed In (note)
  • LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789,
Call Number
Map Div. 00-500
Author
Fisher, Joshua, 1707-1783.
Title
A chart of Delaware Bay and River : containing a full and exact description of the shores, creeks, harbours, soundings, shoals, sands, and bearings of the most considerable land marks &c. &c. / faithfully coppied [sic] from that published at Philadelphia by Joshua Fisher, together with the tide table from the Capes to Philadelphia, and the set of the tide on the several quarters of the flood and ebb.
Imprint
London : Printed for Robt. Sayer & Jno. Bennett, map & sea chart sellers, No. 53 Fleet Street, 10th July 1776.
Cartographic Data
Scale [ca. 1:250,000].
Indexed In:
LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1360
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Added Author
Robert Sayer and John Bennett (Firm)
Ford Collection.
Added Title
North-American pilot for New England, New York, Pensilvania, Maryland, and Virginia.
National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for Access to Early Maps of the Middle Atlantic Seaboard.
Research Call Number
Map Div. 00-500 [Filed with Delaware parts, Delaware River, 1776]
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