All available New York Public Library branch locations are now open with nearly full service.

+ o - ^
previous next

A new and accurate chart (from Captain Holland's surveys) of the North American Coast, for the navigation between Philadelphia and Florida respectfully inscribed to His Excellency Thomas Jefferson, president of the United States of North America

More Details Cite This Item

View this item elsewhere:

Title
A new and accurate chart (from Captain Holland's surveys) of the North American Coast, for the navigation between Philadelphia and Florida respectfully inscribed to His Excellency Thomas Jefferson, president of the United States of North America
Names
Holland, N., Captain (Surveyor)
Laurie & Whittle (Publisher)
Collection

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

Charts and maps

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1809 (Questionable)
Place: London
Publisher: Rob[er]t Laurie & James Whittle, No. 53 Fleet Street
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 97-6020 [LHS 248, rolled]
Topics
Nautical charts -- Atlantic Coast (U.S.)
Atlantic Coast (U.S.) -- Maps
Genres
Maps
Notes
Content: Originally printed on 4 sheets which have been assembled to form a single long sheet.
Content: Annotated with yellow and red color to show lighthouses.
Content: Backed with blue paper.
Content: Depths shown by soundings.
Content: Includes 4 views, notes, and "Table of the principal courses and distances from Delaware River to the Havanna."
Content: Insets: Plan of the entrance and harbour of St. Augustin -- Plan of the mouth of Nassau River -- Inlet of St. Marys River -- Plan of the harbour of Port Royal -- Plan of the bar and harbour of Charleston -- Plan of Delaware Bay and River, by Joshua Fisher, with improvements.
Content: Last 4 words of title, "between Philadelphia and Florida," are printed on strip of paper pasted onto cartouche.
Content: Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection ; 248.
Content: NYPL copy edged with cloth.
Content: NYPL copy has ms. notation in ink on verso: Charts N.A. Coast 1799, 1809.
Content: National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for Access to Early Maps of the Middle Atlantic Seaboard.
Content: Oriented with north to the upper right.
Statement of responsibility: by his most obedient humble servants, Rob[er]t Laurie and Ja[me]s Whittle.
Date: Date issued: 1st Nov[em]ber 1808 [i.e. 1809?]
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : hand col. ; 78 x 247 cm.
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 45193985
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14915108
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 095a64e0-c5d5-012f-8fee-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1809: Issued
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "A new and accurate chart (from Captain Holland's surveys) of the North American Coast, for the navigation between Philadelphia and Florida respectfully inscribed to His Excellency Thomas Jefferson, president of the United States of North America" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1809. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-eeae-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "A new and accurate chart (from Captain Holland's surveys) of the North American Coast, for the navigation between Philadelphia and Florida respectfully inscribed to His Excellency Thomas Jefferson, president of the United States of North America" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 30, 2021. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-eeae-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1809). A new and accurate chart (from Captain Holland's surveys) of the North American Coast, for the navigation between Philadelphia and Florida respectfully inscribed to His Excellency Thomas Jefferson, president of the United States of North America Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-eeae-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

<ref name=NYPL>{{cite web | url=https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-eeae-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99 | title= (cartographic) A new and accurate chart (from Captain Holland's surveys) of the North American Coast, for the navigation between Philadelphia and Florida respectfully inscribed to His Excellency Thomas Jefferson, president of the United States of North America, (1809) |author=Digital Collections, The New York Public Library |accessdate=July 30, 2021 |publisher=The New York Public Library, Astor, Lenox, and Tilden Foundations}}</ref>

A new and accurate chart (from Captain Holland's surveys) of the North American Coast, for the navigation between Philadelphia and Florida respectfully inscribed to His Excellency Thomas Jefferson, president of the United States of North America