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Title
Delaware, from the best authorities
Names
Barker, W. (William) (fl. 1795-1803) (Engraver)
Lewis, Samuel (1753 or 4-1822 ) (Compiler)
Carey, Mathew (1760-1839 ) (Publisher)
Guthrie, William (1708-1770 ) (Engraver)
Collection

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

Atlases

Carey's American atlas.

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1809-04
Place: Philadelphia
Publisher: Published by Mathew Carey
Date Issued: 1805-04
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 97-6054[LHS 330]
Shelf locator: Map Div. 97-6054 (map 12)[In LHS 330]
Topics
America -- Maps
Delaware -- Maps
Delaware Bay (Del. and N.J.) -- Maps
Notes
Content: Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection ; 330.
Content: Longitude given from Philadelphia; some maps also give longitude from London.
Content: Majority of maps compiled by Samuel Lewis, and many engraved by W. Barker, 1794-1809.
Content: Map numbers on maps do not correspond to the numbers assigned in the contents given on t.p. Maps are bound in the sequence given on t.p.
Content: Most maps have statement: Engraved for Carey's American edition of Guthrie's Geography improved.
Content: National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for Access to Early Maps of the Middle Atlantic Seaboard.
Content: NYPL copy imperfect: maps of South Carolina and Tennessee wanting; map of South America on loose leaf.
Content: NYPL copy provenance: Typed note pasted on front paste-down endpaper: Atlas 1809, used in family of Abraham Staats (1743-1821) of South Bound Brook, N.J.
Content: Relief shown pictorially.
Citation/reference: Variant of Phillips 1173
Content: "Engraved for Carey's American edition of Guthrie's Geography improved."
Content: Also covers Delaware Bay and southwestern New Jersey.
Content: Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection.
Content: In upper right margin: 34.
Statement of responsibility: W. Barker, sculp., Philada.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map ; 40 x 22 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 9611022
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b15482980
RLIN/OCLC: 50483091
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b15482991
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): fe3088a0-c5d3-012f-3e67-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1809: Issued
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Delaware, from the best authorities" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1809-04 - 1805-04. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47db-b03f-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Delaware, from the best authorities" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 26, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47db-b03f-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1809-04 - 1805-04). Delaware, from the best authorities Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47db-b03f-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Delaware, from the best authorities