A draught of West Florida : from Cape St. Blaze to the River Ibberville with part of the River Missisipi

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Title
A draught of West Florida : from Cape St. Blaze to the River Ibberville with part of the River Missisipi
Names
Cook, James, 1728-1779 (Publisher)
Bowen, Emanuel, 1693 or 1694-1767 (Engraver)
Ellis, John, 1710?-1776 (Dedicatee)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

Florida

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1766 (Inferred)
Place: London
Publisher: James Cook
Table of Contents
Insets: A plan of Pensacola Harbour with the marks for going in. [Scale approximately 1:95,040] --A draught of Spirito Sancto and coast adjacent. [Scale approximately 1:380,160].
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 15-5734
Topics
Cook, James, 1728-1779 -- Travel
Cook, James, 1728-1779
Nautical charts -- Florida
Rivers -- Florida
Coasts -- Florida
Coasts
Nautical charts
Rivers
Travel
Florida
West Florida
Mississippi River
Pensacola (Fla.)
Tampa Bay (Fla.)
New Orleans Region (La.)
Florida -- Pensacola
Louisiana -- New Orleans Region
Genres
Maps
Nautical charts
Notes
Statement of responsibility: Emanl. Bowen sculpt.
Statement of responsibility: Cartouche with dedication: To John Ellis, Esq., F.R.S. King's agent for the province of West Florida, this draught is humbly inscribed by his most obliged & obedient humble srvt. James Cook.
Date: "Published by the author according to Act of Parliament, December 1766.
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : hand colored ;51 x 127 cm, on sheet 53 x 131 cm
Description
Map of the western Florida coastline showing towns, capes and bays. Depths shown by soundings. Prime meridian: London. Includes 3 decorative compass roses with true north indicated by fleur-de-lys. Includes text: General References.
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 224743523
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20644541
Folder number: US055.3.05
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d15a9830-17c2-0135-914b-61a231c0b29e
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1728: Creator Born
  • 1766: Issued
  • 1779: Creator Died
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "A draught of West Florida " The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1766. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b4089de0-ee7b-0135-5a00-6148ce1d93dd

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "A draught of West Florida " New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 22, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b4089de0-ee7b-0135-5a00-6148ce1d93dd

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1766). A draught of West Florida Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b4089de0-ee7b-0135-5a00-6148ce1d93dd

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A draught of West Florida