A plan of the attack of Fort Sulivan, near Charles Town in South Carolina Additional title: Plan of the attack of Fort Sullivan, near Charleston in South CarolinaAdditional title: Fort Sulivan near Charles Town in South CarolinaAdditional title: Fort Sullivan near Charleston in South CarolinaAdditional title: Plan of the platform in Sulivans Fort by Lt. Colonel Thos. James of the Rl. Rt. of Artillery
NamesFaden, William, 1749-1836 (Engraver)Jefferys, Thomas, -1771 (Associated name)James, Thomas, -1782 (Associated name)Parker, Peter, Sir, 1721-1811 (Associated name)Clinton, Henry, Sir, 1738?-1795 (Associated name)
Maps of North America
United States (except New York)
Dates / OriginDate Issued: 1776-08-10Place: London, EnglandPublisher: Printed and sold by William Faden, successor to the late Mr. Thomas Jefferys, geographer to the King, the corner of St. Martin's Lane, Charing Cross
Library locationsLionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map DivisionShelf locator: Map Div. 17-5301
TopicsAmerican Revolution (1775-1783)Fort Moultrie, Battle of, S.C., 1776Sullivans Island (S.C. : Island)Charleston (S.C.)United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- CampaignsSouth CarolinaSouth Carolina -- CharlestonSouth Carolina -- Sullivan's Island (Island)United States
NotesStatement of responsibility: Engraved by Wm. Faden.Statement of responsibility: Below bottom neat line: "London. Engrav'd & publish'd according to Act of Parliament, Augt. 10th, 1776 by Wm. Faden, corner of St. Martin's Lane, Charing-Cross."Content: Fourth state, or "(d) another issue" in Tooley: second bridge of boats has been added; "North Sand" is now "North Breaker;" and "Ranger Sloop" has been removed with slight traces still discernible in the upper right.Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical DescriptionExtent: 1 map : hand colored ;28 x 38 cm, on sheet 55 x 45 cmWatermark
DescriptionShows Sullivan's Island and Sullivan's Fort in addition to ships and camps. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Includes a list of the squadron involved in the attack on Fort Sullivan and an "account of the attack of Fort Sulivan ... extracted from the letters of commodore Sir Peter Parker, Knt. and Lieut. General Clinton, to the Lords of the Admiralty." Inset: "Plan of the platform in Sulivans Fort by Lt. Colonel Thos. James of the Rl. Rt. of Artillery."
Type of ResourceCartographic
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 162014923NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20646339Folder number: US224.1.09Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 03a117f0-4eb7-0135-b255-087f5a64967e
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