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Preliminary chart of James River, Virginia : from Richmond to City Point, including the Appomattox River from Petersburg to the junction : from a trigonometrical survey under the direction of A.D. Bache, Superintendent of the Survey of the Coast of the United States

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Title
Preliminary chart of James River, Virginia : from Richmond to City Point, including the Appomattox River from Petersburg to the junction : from a trigonometrical survey under the direction of A.D. Bache, Superintendent of the Survey of the Coast of the United States
Additional title: James River, Virginia : from Richmond to City Point, including the Appomattox River from Petersburg to the Junction
Names
United States Coast Survey (Publisher)
Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas), 1806-1867 (Creator)
Farley, John, 1802 or 1803-1874 (Creator)
Trowbridge, William Pettit, 1828-1892 (Creator)
Seib, J. (John) (Creator)
Wainwright, S. A. (Creator)
Wainwright, Richard, 1817-1862 (Creator)
Martin, W. T., active 1855 (Draftsman)
Langran, W. (Engraver)
Benner, F. W. (Engraver)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

Virginia

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1855
Place: Washington, D.C.
Publisher: U.S. Coast Survey
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 17-701
Topics
Nautical charts -- Virginia -- James River (Va.)
Nautical charts -- Virginia -- Appomattox River
Nautical charts
Navigation
James River (Va.) -- Navigation
Appomattox River (Va.) -- Navigation
Appomattox River (Va.)
James River (Va.)
Virginia
Genres
Maps
Nautical charts
Notes
Statement of responsibility: "Triangulation by J. Farley and W.P. Trowbridge Lieut. U.S. Engs. Assists. ; topography by J. Seib & S.A. Wainwright Sub-Assts. ; hydrography by the party under the command of Lieut. R. Wainwright, U.S.N. Assist."
Statement of responsibility: "Red'd. drng. by W.T. Martin ; Engd. by W. Langran & App. F.W. Benner"--Lower margin.
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map ; 69 x 74 cm, on sheet 77 x 82 cm
Description
Shows parts of Richmond and Petersburg, Virginia. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by shading and soundings. Oriented with north toward upper right corner. Includes description of bars in the James River and Appomattox River, and notes on soundings and tides. At head of title: (C No. 4). "No. 13"--Upper left margin.
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 85368176
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b21319218
Folder number: US248.1.10
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): eaf07680-68ae-0135-cce7-1794b2f943de
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1855: Issued
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2023: Found by you!
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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Preliminary chart of James River, Virginia " The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1855. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/eaf07680-68ae-0135-cce7-1794b2f943de

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Preliminary chart of James River, Virginia " New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 3, 2023. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/eaf07680-68ae-0135-cce7-1794b2f943de

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1855). Preliminary chart of James River, Virginia Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/eaf07680-68ae-0135-cce7-1794b2f943de

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Preliminary chart of James River, Virginia