A chart of the harbour of Rhode Island and Narraganset Bay surveyed in pursuance of directions from the Lords of Trade to His Majesty's surveyor general for the northern district of North America

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Title
A chart of the harbour of Rhode Island and Narraganset Bay surveyed in pursuance of directions from the Lords of Trade to His Majesty's surveyor general for the northern district of North America
Names
Des Barres, Joseph F. W.(Joseph Frederick Wallet), 1722-1824 (Cartographer)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

Rhode Island

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1776
Place: London
Publisher: Publish'd according to act, May 3, 1776, by J.F.W. Des Barres, Esqr. [1776, additions to 1778]
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 17-564
Topics
American Revolution (1775-1783)
Nautical charts -- Rhode Island -- Narragansett Bay (R.I.)
Narragansett Bay (R.I.)
Newport (R.I.)
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783
Atlantic Ocean -- Narragansett Bay (R.I.)
Rhode Island -- Newport
Rhode Island -- Newport County
United States
Genres
Maps
Nautical charts
Notes
Statement of responsibility: Published at the request of the Right Honourable Lord Viscount Howe by J.F.W. Des Barres, Esqr., 20th July 1776.
Citation/reference: In: Des Barres, Joseph F.W. Charts of the coast and harbors of New England. London, 1778.
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Date: Additions date to 1778.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map ;104 x 73 cm, on sheet 108 x 77 cm
NYPL Map Div. copy is divided into 2 sheets, 54 x 77 cm each
Description
Relief shown by shading and hachures. Depths shown pictorially and by soundings. State includes table of reference to the position of British ships and forces after the July 29th, 1778 landing of the French fleet, through August 9th, 1778.
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 865497083
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b21165577
Folder number: US220.1.02
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 8ef55cf0-daa4-0134-cdeb-3f79db881bd1
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1722: Creator Born
  • 1776: Issued
  • 1824: Creator Died
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2022: Found by you!
  • 2023

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "A chart of the harbour of Rhode Island and Narraganset Bay surveyed in pursuance of directions from the Lords of Trade to His Majesty's surveyor general for the northern district of North America" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1776. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/a0dfabe0-daa4-0134-cd16-1df896dbfc5d

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "A chart of the harbour of Rhode Island and Narraganset Bay surveyed in pursuance of directions from the Lords of Trade to His Majesty's surveyor general for the northern district of North America" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 16, 2022. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/a0dfabe0-daa4-0134-cd16-1df896dbfc5d

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1776). A chart of the harbour of Rhode Island and Narraganset Bay surveyed in pursuance of directions from the Lords of Trade to His Majesty's surveyor general for the northern district of North America Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/a0dfabe0-daa4-0134-cd16-1df896dbfc5d

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A chart of the harbour of Rhode Island and Narraganset Bay surveyed in pursuance of directions from the Lords of Trade to His Majesty's surveyor general for the northern district of North America