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Preliminary chart of James River, Virginia : from Richmond to City Point, including the Appomattox River from Petersburg to the junction : from a trigonometrical survey under the direction of A.D. Bache, Superintendent of the Survey of the Coast of the United States.

Title
Preliminary chart of James River, Virginia : from Richmond to City Point, including the Appomattox River from Petersburg to the junction : from a trigonometrical survey under the direction of A.D. Bache, Superintendent of the Survey of the Coast of the United States.
Author
United States Coast Survey, creator, publisher.
Publication
[Washington, D.C.] : U.S. Coast Survey, 1855.

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Additional Authors
  • Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas), 1806-1867.
  • Farley, John, 1802 or 1803-1874.
  • Trowbridge, W. P. (William Petit), 1828-1892.
  • Seib, J. (John)
  • Wainwright, S. A.
  • Wainwright, Richard, 1817-1862.
  • Martin, W. T., active 1855
  • Langran, W.
  • Benner, F. W.
Description
1 map; 69 x 74 cm, on sheet 77 x 82 cm
Alternative Title
  • James River, Virginia : from Richmond to City Point, including the Appomattox River from Petersburg to the Junction
  • Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018). US248.1.10
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Nautical charts.
  • Maps.
Note
  • Shows parts of Richmond and Petersburg, Virginia.
  • Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by shading and soundings.
  • Oriented with north toward upper right corner.
  • Includes description of bars in the James River and Appomattox River, and notes on soundings and tides.
  • At head of title: (C No. 4)
  • "Triangulation by J. Farley and W.P. Trowbridge Lieut. U.S. Engs. Assists. ; topography by J. Seib & S.A. Wainwright Sub-Assts. ; hydrography by the party under the command of Lieut. R. Wainwright, U.S.N. Assist."
  • "No. 13"--Upper left margin.
  • "Red'd. drng. by W.T. Martin ; Engd. by W. Langran & App. F.W. Benner"--Lower margin.
Indexed In (note)
  • New York Public Library. Dictionary catalog of the Map Division,
Call Number
Map Div. 17-701
OCLC
  • 85368176
  • 85368176
Author
United States Coast Survey, creator, publisher.
Title
Preliminary chart of James River, Virginia : from Richmond to City Point, including the Appomattox River from Petersburg to the junction : from a trigonometrical survey under the direction of A.D. Bache, Superintendent of the Survey of the Coast of the United States.
Publisher
[Washington, D.C.] : U.S. Coast Survey, 1855.
Cartographic Data
Scale 1:40,000 (W 77°34ʹ--W 77°10ʹ/N 37°32ʹ--N 37°12ʹ).
Type of Content
cartographic image
Type of Medium
unmediated
Type of Carrier
sheet
Indexed In:
New York Public Library. Dictionary catalog of the Map Division, v. 5, page 415, column 3, no. 2
Local Note
NYPL Map Div. copy has accession no. stamped in lower left corner: 60322.
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Place of Publication
United States District of Columbia Washington.
Added Author
Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas), 1806-1867.
Farley, John, 1802 or 1803-1874.
Trowbridge, W. P. (William Petit), 1828-1892.
Seib, J. (John)
Wainwright, S. A.
Wainwright, Richard, 1817-1862.
Martin, W. T., active 1855, draftsman.
Langran, W., engraver.
Benner, F. W., engraver.
Added Title
James River, Virginia : from Richmond to City Point, including the Appomattox River from Petersburg to the Junction
Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018). US248.1.10
Research Call Number
Map Div. 17-701
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