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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.

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Names
Fisher, Joshua (1707-1783 ) (Publisher)
Sayer, Robert (1725-1794) (Printer)
Collection

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

Charts and maps

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 20th Feby. 1788
Place Term: London
Publisher: Printed for Robert Sayer, map & sea chartseller, No. 53 Fleet Street
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 00-498 [LHS 603]
Topics
New Jersey --
Delaware --
Delaware Bay (Del. and N.J.) -- Maps -- Early works to 1800 --
Delaware River Estuary -- Maps -- Early works to 1800 --
Nautical charts -- Delaware Bay (Del. and N.J.)
Nautical charts -- Delaware River Estuary
Notes
Content : Depths shown by soundings.

Content : Includes tide-table and list of pilots and masters of vessels who have recommended the map.

Content : Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection ; 603.

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

Content : NYPL copy has ms. note on verso: 10.

Content : Oriented with north to right.

Content : Shows Cape Henlopen as Cape James, to the north of "C. Hinlopen."

Content : Shows various ship channels from the mouth of Delaware Bay to Philadelphia, Pa.

Statement of Responsibility: 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.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map ; 47 x 68 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC : 48854282
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b15328017
UUID: 4d2684f0-c5d5-012f-932f-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 20: Issued
  • 1707: Creator Born
  • 1783: Creator Died
  • 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 and exact description of the shores, creeks, harbours, soundings, shoals, sands, and bearings of the most considerable land marks &c. &c." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 20th Feby. 1788. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-ef30-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 and exact description of the shores, creeks, harbours, soundings, shoals, sands, and bearings of the most considerable land marks &c. &c." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 25, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-ef30-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (20th Feby. 1788). 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. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-ef30-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 &c. &c.