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A chart of Delawar River from Bombay Hook to Ridley Creek : with soundings &c taken by Lt. Knight of the Navy / composed and published for the use of pilotage by J. F. W. Des Barres, esqr.

Image ID: 434514

A chart of Delawar River from Bombay Hook to Ridley Creek : with soundings &c taken by Lt. Knight of the Navy / composed... (June 1st 1779)

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Image Title

:  A chart of Delawar River from Bombay Hook to Ridley Creek : with soundings &c taken by Lt. Knight of the Navy / composed and published for the use of pilotage by J. F. W. Des Barres, esqr.

Creator

: Des Barres, Joseph F. W. (Joseph Frederick Wallet), 1722-1824 -- Publisher

Additional Name(s)

: Knight, John -- unknown role

Published Date

: June 1st 1779

Item Physical Description

: 1 map : hand col. ; 75 x 54 cm.

Notes

: Depths shown by soundings. Note 2.) Includes "A plan of Delawar River from Chester to Philadelphia, shewing the situation of His Majesty's ships &c on the 15th Novr. 1777. Surveyed and sounded by Lieutenant John Hunter of the Navy," [ca. 1:29,000], and index. Note 3.) Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection ; 609. Note 4.) National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for Access to Early Maps of the Middle Atlantic Seaboard.

Standard Reference

: LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1369

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. 97-6397 [LHS 609 ]

Digital ID

: 434514

Record ID

: 253134

Digital Item Published

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

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