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A plan of the attack of Fort Sulivan, near Charles Town in South Carolina

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A plan of the attack of Fort Sulivan, near Charles Town in South Carolina: by a squadron of his majesty's ships, on the 28th of June 1776 : with the disposition of the King's land forces, and the encampments and entrenchments of the rebels from the drawings made on the spot

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Title
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 Carolina
Additional title: Fort Sulivan near Charles Town in South Carolina
Additional title: Fort Sullivan near Charleston in South Carolina
Additional title: Plan of the platform in Sulivans Fort by Lt. Colonel Thos. James of the Rl. Rt. of Artillery
Names
Faden, 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)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

South Carolina

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1776-08-10
Place: London, England
Publisher: 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 locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 17-5301
Topics
American Revolution (1775-1783)
Fort Moultrie, Battle of, S.C., 1776
Sullivans Island (S.C. : Island)
Charleston (S.C.)
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Campaigns
South Carolina
South Carolina -- Charleston
South Carolina -- Sullivan's Island (Island)
United States
Genres
Maps
Notes
Statement 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 Description
Extent: 1 map : hand colored ;28 x 38 cm, on sheet 55 x 45 cm
Watermark
Description
Shows 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 Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 162014923
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20646339
Folder number: US224.1.09
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 03a117f0-4eb7-0135-b255-087f5a64967e
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1749: Creator Born
  • 1776: Issued
  • 1836: Creator Died
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "A plan of the attack of Fort Sulivan, near Charles Town in South Carolina " The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1776-08-10. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/40b3cca0-4eb7-0135-8020-05d81d6c458c

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "A plan of the attack of Fort Sulivan, near Charles Town in South Carolina " New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 15, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/40b3cca0-4eb7-0135-8020-05d81d6c458c

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1776-08-10). A plan of the attack of Fort Sulivan, near Charles Town in South Carolina Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/40b3cca0-4eb7-0135-8020-05d81d6c458c

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A plan of the attack of Fort Sulivan, near Charles Town in South Carolina