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A new and accurate chart (from Captain Holland's surveys) of the North American Coast, for the navigation between Cape Cod in New England and the Havanna in the Gulf of 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: 434115

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

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:  A new and accurate chart (from Captain Holland's surveys) of the North American Coast, for the navigation between Cape Cod in New England and the Havanna in the Gulf of 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 [28-?] cm.

Notes

: Includes 6 views, notes, and "Table of the principal courses and distances, from Delaware River to the Havanna." Note 2.) Insets: Plan of the entrance and harbour of St. Augustin -- Plan of the mouth of Nassau River -- The 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 -- Chart of New York Harbour. Note 3.) Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection ; 249. Note 4.) NYPL Map Div. lacks accompanying book; later ed. of book in KAT p.v.261. Note 5.) NYPL copy has label pasted on verso: 155. Note 6.) An improved edition, with many additions. Note 7.) Annotated with yellow and red color to show lighthouses. Note 8.) Backed with blue paper. Note 9.) Depths shown by soundings. Note 10.) NYPL copy has ms. note in ink on verso: American Coast by Laurie & Whittle, 1809. Note 11.) NYPL copy imperfect: lacks northeasternmost edge of map covering Cape Cod. Note 12.) National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for Access to Early Maps of the Middle Atlantic Seaboard. Note 13.) Oriented with north to the upper right. Note 14.) Originally printed on 4 sheets which have been assembled to form a single long sheet. Note 15.) "This chart is accompanied by the book entitled 'Laurie and Whittle's new sailing directions for the coasts and harbours of North America.' An improved edition, 1809." Note 16.) "This chart is accompanied by the book entitled 'Laurie and Whittle's new sailing directions for the coasts and harbours of North America.' An improved edition, 1809." Note 17.) "This chart is accompanied by the book entitled 'Laurie and Whittle's new sailing directions for the coasts and harbours of North America.' An improved edition, 1809." Note 18.) "This chart is accompanied by the book entitled 'Laurie and Whittle's new sailing directions for the coasts and harbours of North America.' An improved edition, 1809." Note 19.) "This chart is accompanied by the book entitled 'Laurie and Whittle's new sailing directions for the coasts and harbours of North America.' An improved edition, 1809." Note 20.) "This chart is accompanied by the book entitled 'Laurie and Whittle's new sailing directions for the coasts and harbours of North America.' An improved edition, 1809." Note 21.) "This chart is accompanied by the book entitled 'Laurie and Whittle's new sailing directions for the coasts and harbours of North America.' An improved edition, 1809." Note 22.) "This chart is accompanied by the book entitled 'Laurie and Whittle's new sailing directions for the coasts and harbours of North America.' An improved edition, 1809." Note 23.) "This chart is accompanied by the book entitled 'Laurie and Whittle's new sailing directions for the coasts and harbours of North America.' An improved edition, 1809." Note 24.) "This chart is accompanied by the book entitled 'Laurie and Whittle's new sailing directions for the coasts and harbours of North America.' An improved edition, 1809." Note 25.) "This chart is accompanied by the book entitled 'Laurie and Whittle's new sailing directions for the coasts and harbours of North America.' An improved edition, 1809." Note 26.) "This chart is accompanied by the book entitled 'Laurie and Whittle's new sailing directions for the coasts and harbours of North America.' An improved edition, 1809." Note 27.) "This chart is accompanied by the book entitled 'Laurie and Whittle's new sailing directions for the coasts and harbours of North America.' An improved edition, 1809." Note 28.) "This chart is accompanied by the book entitled 'Laurie and Whittle's new sailing directions for the coasts and harbours of North America.' An improved edition, 1809." Note 29.) "This chart is accompanied by the book entitled 'Laurie and Whittle's new sailing directions for the coasts and harbours of North America.' An improved edition, 1809."

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. 97-6021 [LHS 249, rolled]

Digital ID

: 434115

Record ID

: 252969

Digital Item Published

: 7-20-2007; updated 3-25-2011

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