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Title
Plan of the siege of Charlestown in South Carolina
Names
Faden, William, 1749-1836 (Creator)
Cadell, T. (Thomas), 1742-1802 (Associated name)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

South Carolina

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1787-03-01
Place: London
Publisher: publisher not identified
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 17-5312
Topics
Siege of Charleston (South Carolina : 1780)
Charleston (S.C.) -- History -- Siege, 1780
South Carolina -- Charleston
Genres
Maps
Notes
Source note: Appears in: History of the campaigns of 1780 and 1781 in the southern provinces of North America / Lieutenant-Colonel Tarleton. London: T. Cadell, 1787. p. 32.
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Content: Scale approximately 1:40,000 (W 80°08ʹ37ʺ--W 79°47ʹ49ʺ/N 32°58ʹ24ʺ--N 32°40ʹ06ʺ).
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : hand colored ; 26 x 30 cm on sheet 28 x 39 cm
Description
Shows British troop positions (unlabeled), parallels and batteries, British and American troops in harbor, American defensive works, Fort Moultrie and Fort Johnson, also city of Charleston, roads, plantations in "Gibbes Landing", Pleasant Point and Fenwick Point. Relief shown by hachures. Oriented with north to the upper left.
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 72690954
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20646350
Folder number: US226.1.07
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a75b14e0-538d-0135-cc22-04b5891249c9
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1749: Creator Born
  • 1787: Issued
  • 1836: Creator Died
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Plan of the siege of Charlestown in South Carolina" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1787-03-01. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b443bc10-538d-0135-4240-0008547c5997

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Plan of the siege of Charlestown in South Carolina" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 19, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b443bc10-538d-0135-4240-0008547c5997

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1787-03-01). Plan of the siege of Charlestown in South Carolina Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b443bc10-538d-0135-4240-0008547c5997

Wikipedia Citation

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Plan of the siege of Charlestown in South Carolina