A map of the extremity of Cape Cod: including the townships of Provincetown & Truro, with a chart of their sea coast and of Cape Cod Harbour, State of Massachusetts

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A map of the extremity of Cape Cod: including the townships of Provincetown & Truro, with a chart of their sea coast and of Cape Cod Harbour, State of Massachusetts
Names
Hood, Washington (Creator)
Johnston, J. E. (Draftsman)
Stone, William James, 1798-1865 (Engraver)
Graham, J. D. (James Duncan), 1799-1865 (Surveyor)
United States. Topographical Bureau (Publisher)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

Massachusetts

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1836 (Inferred)
Place: Washington, D.C.
Publisher: Bureau of U.S. Topographical Engineers
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 16-5149
Topics
Nautical charts -- Massachusetts -- Cape Cod Bay (Mass.)
Nautical charts -- Massachusetts -- Atlantic Coast
Cape Cod (Mass.)
Provincetown (Mass.)
Truro (Mass. : Town)
Massachusetts -- Cape Cod (Mass.)
Massachusetts -- Provincetown
Massachusetts -- Truro (Town)
Genres
Maps
Bathymetric maps
Nautical charts
Topographic maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: Executed under the direction of Major J.D. Graham ... 1833, '34, & '35 ; reduced from the original in the Bureau of U.S. Topographical Engineers, Washington, by Wash. Hood, 1836 ; W.J. Stone, sc, Wash.
Content: Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Depths shown by soundings and isolines.
Content: Cover the sea coast and Cape Cod harbor.
Content: Includes register of the tides for the months of Oct. 1833 & June 1835.
Statement of responsibility: "Surveyed and projected by J.D. Graham and others."
Statement of responsibility: "Drawn from the original projects and notes, by J.E. Johnston and others."
Content: "The original chart, on a scale of 1:5280 or 12 inches to 1 mile, submitted to Lieut. Colonel J.J. Abert, Chief of the Corps of Topographical Engineers, with a report dated December 21st, 1835."
Statement of responsibility: "Engraved by order of the House of Representatives of the U. States, under the direction of the Bureau of Topographical Engineers, to accompany Doc. 121, 25th Congress, 2d. session."
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map ; 144 x 175 cm, on sheet 151 x 182 cm
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 81248193
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20644976
Other local Identifier: US091.2.05
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): b57bf580-5b26-0134-fa2a-00505686a51c
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1836: Issued
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "A map of the extremity of Cape Cod" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1836. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/894e97d0-e4c8-0134-07cf-45d8ac995bd9

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "A map of the extremity of Cape Cod" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 21, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/894e97d0-e4c8-0134-07cf-45d8ac995bd9

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1836). A map of the extremity of Cape Cod Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/894e97d0-e4c8-0134-07cf-45d8ac995bd9

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A map of the extremity of Cape Cod