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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, from the capes to Philadelphia

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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, from the capes to Philadelphia

Names
Fisher, Joshua (1707-1783 ) (Artist)
Dury, Andrew (Publisher)
Haydon, William (Engraver)
Collection

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

Charts and maps

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 30th November 1776
Place Term: London
Publisher: Published ... by Andrew Dury, Duke's Court, St. Martins Lane
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 97-6368 [LHS 602]
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 : Depths shown by soundings.

Content : Includes list of subscribers and "Tide table."

Content : Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection ; 602.

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

Content : Oriented with north to the right.

Content : Shows ship channels.

Citation/reference : LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1359

Statement of Responsibility: Taken from the original chart published at Philadelphia by Joshua Fisher ; W. Haydon, sculpt.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map ; 46 x 70 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC : 5400268
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b15328048
UUID: 4c568e60-c5d5-012f-978a-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 30: Issued
  • 1707: Creator Born
  • 1783: Creator Died
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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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 and 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. 30th November 1776. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-ef2f-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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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 and 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 May 6, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-ef2f-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (30th November 1776). 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, from the capes to Philadelphia Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-ef2f-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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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, from the capes to Philadelphia