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A new and accurate chart (from Captain Holland's surveys) of the North American Coast, for the navigation between Philadelphia and Florida respectfully inscribed to His Excellency Thomas Jefferson, president of the United States of North America / by his most obedient humble servants, Rob[er]t Laurie and Ja[me]s Whittle.

Image ID: 434114

A new and accurate chart (from Captain Holland's surveys) of the North American Coast, for the navigation between Philad... (1st Nov[em]ber 1808 [i.e. 1809?])

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Image Title

:  A new and accurate chart (from Captain Holland's surveys) of the North American Coast, for the navigation between Philadelphia and Florida respectfully inscribed to His Excellency Thomas Jefferson, president of the United States of North America / by his most obedient humble servants, Rob[er]t Laurie and Ja[me]s Whittle.

Creator

: Robert Laurie and James Whittle -- Publisher

Additional Name(s)

: Holland, N., Captain -- Surveyor

Published Date

: 1st Nov[em]ber 1808 [i.e. 1809?]

Item Physical Description

: 1 map : hand col. ; 78 x 247 cm.

Notes

: Originally printed on 4 sheets which have been assembled to form a single long sheet. Note 2.) Annotated with yellow and red color to show lighthouses. Note 3.) Backed with blue paper. Note 4.) Depths shown by soundings. Note 5.) Includes 4 views, notes, and "Table of the principal courses and distances from Delaware River to the Havanna." Note 6.) Insets: Plan of the entrance and harbour of St. Augustin -- Plan of the mouth of Nassau River -- Inlet of St. Marys River -- Plan of the harbour of Port Royal -- Plan of the bar and harbour of Charleston -- Plan of Delaware Bay and River, by Joshua Fisher, with improvements. Note 7.) Last 4 words of title, "between Philadelphia and Florida," are printed on strip of paper pasted onto cartouche. Note 8.) Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection ; 248. Note 9.) NYPL copy edged with cloth. Note 10.) NYPL copy has ms. notation in ink on verso: Charts N.A. Coast 1799, 1809. Note 11.) National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for Access to Early Maps of the Middle Atlantic Seaboard. Note 12.) Oriented with north to the upper right. Note 13.) Originally printed on 4 sheets which have been assembled to form a single long sheet.

Source

: Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection of English maps, charts, globes, books and atlases / Charts and maps

Location

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

Catalog Call Number

: Map Div. 97-6020 [LHS 248, rolled]

Digital ID

: 434114

Record ID

: 252968

Digital Item Published

: 2-15-2008; updated 3-25-2011

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