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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 Robert Sayer, map & sea chartseller, No. 53 Fleet Street, 20th Feby. 1788.

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CartographicSupervised useCheck with staffMap Div. 97-6369Schwarzman Building M1A - Map Division Room 117

Details

Additional Authors
Sayer, Robert, 1725-1794.
Description
1 map; 47 x 68 cm.
Donor/Sponsor
  • Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection ; 603.
  • National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for Access to Early Maps of the Middle Atlantic Seaboard.
Subjects
Note
  • Depths shown by soundings.
  • 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."
  • Oriented with north to right.
  • Includes tide-table and list of pilots and masters of vessels who have recommended the map.
Call Number
Map Div. 97-6369
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 Robert Sayer, map & sea chartseller, No. 53 Fleet Street, 20th Feby. 1788.
Cartographic Data
Scale [ca. 1:250,000].
Local Note
NYPL copy has ms. note on verso: 10.
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Added Author
Sayer, Robert, 1725-1794.
Added Title
Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection ; 603.
National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for Access to Early Maps of the Middle Atlantic Seaboard.
Research Call Number
Map Div. 97-6369 [LHS 603]
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