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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

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Names
Faden, William (1750?-1836) (Engraver)
Fisher, Joshua (1707-1783 ) (Author)
Collection

Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection of English maps, charts, globes, books and atlases

Charts and maps

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1776-03-12
Place Term: London
Publisher: Published ... by W. Faden, (successor to the late Mr. Jefferys), corner of St. Martins Lane, Charing Cross
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 97-6367 [LHS 601]
Topics
New York (N.Y.) --
New Jersey --
Delaware River (N.Y.-Del. and N.J.) -- Maps -- Early works to 1800 --
Delaware --
Delaware Bay (Del. and N.J.) -- Maps -- Early works to 1800 --
Nautical charts -- Delaware Bay (Del. and N.J.)
Nautical charts -- Delaware River (N.Y.-Del. and N.J.)
Notes
Content : "... according to Act of Parliament."

Content : Appears in William Faden's North American atlas.

Content : Depths shown by soundings.

Content : Includes text and "Tide table."

Content : Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection ; 601.

Content : National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for Access to Early Maps of the Middle Atlantic Seaboard.

Content : Oriented with north to the right.

Citation/reference : LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1355

Citation/reference : Phillips. Maps of America, p. 262

Statement of Responsibility: Taken from the original chart published at Philadelphia by Joshua Fisher ; engraved by William Faden, Charing Cross.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map ; 48 x 68 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC : 16268448
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b15314158
UUID: 4b009e80-c5d5-012f-a000-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1776: Issued
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "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" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1776-03-12. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-ef2e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "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" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 4, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-ef2e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1776-03-12). 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 Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-ef2e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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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