A draught of West Florida : from Cape St. Blaze to the River Ibberville with part of the River Missisipi
NamesCook, James, 1728-1779 (Publisher)Bowen, Emanuel, 1693 or 1694-1767 (Engraver)Ellis, John, 1710?-1776 (Dedicatee)
Maps of North America
United States (except New York)
Dates / OriginDate Issued: 1766 (Inferred)Place: LondonPublisher: James Cook
Table of ContentsInsets: 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 locationsLionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map DivisionShelf locator: Map Div. 15-5734
TopicsCook, James, 1728-1779 -- TravelCook, James, 1728-1779Nautical charts -- FloridaRivers -- FloridaCoasts -- FloridaCoastsNautical chartsRiversTravelFloridaWest FloridaMississippi RiverPensacola (Fla.)Tampa Bay (Fla.)New Orleans Region (La.)Florida -- PensacolaLouisiana -- New Orleans Region
NotesStatement 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 DescriptionExtent: 1 map : hand colored ;51 x 127 cm, on sheet 53 x 131 cm
DescriptionMap 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 ResourceCartographic
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 224743523NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20644541Folder number: US055.3.05Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d15a9830-17c2-0135-914b-61a231c0b29e
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