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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. / 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.

Image ID: 433944

A chart of Delaware Bay and River : containing a full and exact description of the shores, creeks, harbours, soundings, ... (10th July 1776)

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Image 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. / 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.

Creator

: Fisher, Joshua, 1707-1783  -- Cartographer

Additional Name(s)

: Robert Sayer and John Bennett (Firm) -- Publisher

Published Date

: 10th July 1776

Item Physical Description

: 1 map ; 47 x 68 cm.

Notes

: Appears in the North-American pilot for New England, New York, Pensilvania, Maryland, and Virginia. Note 2.) Depths shown by soundings. Note 3.) Ford Collection. Note 4.) Includes tide-table and list of pilots and masters of vessels who have recommended the map. Note 5.) National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for Access to Early Maps of the Middle Atlantic Seaboard. Note 6.) Oriented with north to right. Note 7.) Shows Cape Henlopen as Cape James, to the north of "C. Hinlopen." Note 8.) Shows various ship channels from the mouth of Delaware Bay to Philadelphia, Pa.

Standard Reference

: LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1360

Source

: Maps of North America. / Countries / United States (except New York) / Parts

Location

: Stephen A. Schwarzman Building / The Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division

Catalog Call Number

: Map Div. 00-500 [Filed with Delaware parts, Delaware River, 1776]

Digital ID

: 433944

Record ID

: 252797

Digital Item Published

: 3-23-2005; updated 3-25-2011

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