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

Title
A chart of Delaware Bay and River : containing a full & exact description of the shores, creeks, harbours, soundings, shoals, sands, and bearings of the most considerable land marks, from the capes to Philadelphia / taken from the original chart published at Philadelphia by Joshua Fisher ; engraved by William Faden, Charing Cross.
Author
Fisher, Joshua, 1707-1783.
Publication
London : Published ... by W. Faden, (successor to the late Mr. Jefferys), corner of St. Martins Lane, Charing Cross, March 12, 1776.

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CartographicSupervised use Map Div. 97-6367Schwarzman Building M1A - Map Division Room 117

Details

Additional Authors
Faden, William, 1750?-1836.
Description
1 map; 48 x 68 cm.
Donor/Sponsor
  • Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection ; 601.
  • National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for Access to Early Maps of the Middle Atlantic Seaboard.
Subjects
Note
  • Depths shown by soundings.
  • "... according to Act of Parliament."
  • Oriented with north to the right.
  • Appears in William Faden's North American atlas.
  • Includes text and "Tide table."
Indexed In (note)
  • LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789,
  • Phillips. Maps of America,
Call Number
Map Div. 97-6367
Author
Fisher, Joshua, 1707-1783.
Title
A chart of Delaware Bay and River : containing a full & exact description of the shores, creeks, harbours, soundings, shoals, sands, and bearings of the most considerable land marks, from the capes to Philadelphia / taken from the original chart published at Philadelphia by Joshua Fisher ; engraved by William Faden, Charing Cross.
Imprint
London : Published ... by W. Faden, (successor to the late Mr. Jefferys), corner of St. Martins Lane, Charing Cross, March 12, 1776.
Cartographic Data
Scale [ca. 1:230,000].
Indexed In:
LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1355
Phillips. Maps of America, p. 262
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Added Author
Faden, William, 1750?-1836. North American atlas.
Added Title
Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection ; 601.
National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for Access to Early Maps of the Middle Atlantic Seaboard.
Research Call Number
Map Div. 97-6367 [LHS 601]
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