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A chart of Delawar River from Bombay Hook to Ridley Creek : with soundings &c taken by Lt. Knight of the Navy

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Title
A chart of Delawar River from Bombay Hook to Ridley Creek : with soundings &c taken by Lt. Knight of the Navy
Names
Knight, John
Des Barres, Joseph F. W. (Joseph Frederick Wallet) (1722-1824) (Publisher)
Collection

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

Charts and maps

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1779-06-01
Place: [London]
Publisher: J. Des Barres
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 97-6397 [LHS 609 ]
Topics
New York (N.Y.)
New Jersey
Delaware River (N.Y.-Del. and N.J.) -- Maps -- Early works to 1800
Delaware
Nautical charts -- Delaware River (N.Y.-Del. and N.J.)
Notes
Content: Depths shown by soundings.
Citation/reference: LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1369
Content: Includes "A plan of Delawar River from Chester to Philadelphia, shewing the situation of His Majesty's ships &c on the 15th Novr. 1777. Surveyed and sounded by Lieutenant John Hunter of the Navy," [ca. 1:29,000], and index.
Content: Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection ; 609.
Content: National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for Access to Early Maps of the Middle Atlantic Seaboard.
Statement of responsibility: composed and published for the use of pilotage by J. F. W. Des Barres, esqr.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : hand col. ; 75 x 54 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 5478595
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b15328053
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 503a2300-c5d5-012f-4d9a-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1779: Issued
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "A chart of Delawar River from Bombay Hook to Ridley Creek : with soundings &c taken by Lt. Knight of the Navy" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1779-06-01. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-ef44-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "A chart of Delawar River from Bombay Hook to Ridley Creek : with soundings &c taken by Lt. Knight of the Navy" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 21, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-ef44-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1779-06-01). A chart of Delawar River from Bombay Hook to Ridley Creek : with soundings &c taken by Lt. Knight of the Navy Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-ef44-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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A chart of Delawar River from Bombay Hook to Ridley Creek : with soundings &c taken by Lt. Knight of the Navy