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A chart of Delaware Bay and River : containing a full and exact description of the shores, creeks, harbours, soundings, shoals, sands, and bearings of the most considerable land marks &c. &c.

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Title
A chart of Delaware Bay and River : containing a full and exact description of the shores, creeks, harbours, soundings, shoals, sands, and bearings of the most considerable land marks &c. &c.
Names
Fisher, Joshua (1707-1783) (Cartographer)
Robert Sayer and John Bennett (Firm) (Publisher)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

Parts

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1776-07-10
Place: London
Publisher: Printed for Robt. Sayer & Jno. Bennett, map & sea chart sellers, No. 53 Fleet Street
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 00-500 [Filed with Delaware parts, Delaware River, 1776]
Topics
New Jersey
Delaware
Delaware Bay (Del. and N.J.) -- Maps -- Early works to 1800
Delaware River Estuary -- Maps -- Early works to 1800
Nautical charts -- Delaware Bay (Del. and N.J.)
Nautical charts -- Delaware River Estuary
Genres
Maps
Notes
Content: Appears in the North-American pilot for New England, New York, Pensilvania, Maryland, and Virginia.
Content: Depths shown by soundings.
Content: Ford Collection.
Content: Includes tide-table and list of pilots and masters of vessels who have recommended the map.
Funding: National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for Access to Early Maps of the Middle Atlantic Seaboard.
Content: Oriented with north to right.
Content: Shows Cape Henlopen as Cape James, to the north of "C. Hinlopen."
Content: Shows various ship channels from the mouth of Delaware Bay to Philadelphia, Pa.
Citation/reference: LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1360
Statement of responsibility: faithfully coppied [sic] from that published at Philadelphia by Joshua Fisher, together with the tide table from the Capes to Philadelphia, and the set of the tide on the several quarters of the flood and ebb.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map ; 47 x 68 cm.
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 45817379
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14963772
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): f84d65f0-c52a-012f-5905-3c075448cc4b
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1707: Creator Born
  • 1776: Issued
  • 1783: Creator Died
  • 2015: 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 Delaware Bay and River : containing a full and exact description of the shores, creeks, harbours, soundings, shoals, sands, and bearings of the most considerable land marks &c. &c." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1776-07-10. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/f84d65f0-c52a-012f-5905-3c075448cc4b

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "A chart of Delaware Bay and River : containing a full and exact description of the shores, creeks, harbours, soundings, shoals, sands, and bearings of the most considerable land marks &c. &c." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 4, 2022. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/f84d65f0-c52a-012f-5905-3c075448cc4b

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1776-07-10). A chart of Delaware Bay and River : containing a full and exact description of the shores, creeks, harbours, soundings, shoals, sands, and bearings of the most considerable land marks &c. &c. Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/f84d65f0-c52a-012f-5905-3c075448cc4b

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A chart of Delaware Bay and River : containing a full and exact description of the shores, creeks, harbours, soundings, shoals, sands, and bearings of the most considerable land marks &c. &c.