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A new and accurate chart of the Bay of Chesapeake : with all the shoals, channels, islands, entrances, soundings, and sailing-marks, as far as the navigable part of the rivers Patowmack, Patapsco and north-east / drawn from several draughts made by the most experienced navigators, chiefly from those of Anthony Smith, pilot of St. Marys, and compared with the modern surveys of Virginia and Maryland.
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A new and accurate chart of the Bay of Chesapeake : with all the shoals, channels, islands, entrances, soundings, and sa... (1st July 1776)

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:  A new and accurate chart of the Bay of Chesapeake : with all the shoals, channels, islands, entrances, soundings, and sailing-marks, as far as the navigable part of the rivers Patowmack, Patapsco and north-east / drawn from several draughts made by the most experienced navigators, chiefly from those of Anthony Smith, pilot of St. Marys, and compared with the modern surveys of Virginia and Maryland.

Creator

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

Additional Name(s)

: Smith, Anthony -- Surveyor

Published Date

: 1st July 1776

Item Physical Description

: 1 map ; 91 x 136 cm.

Notes

: Includes sailing directions, "Observations on the north-east current on the coast of Virginia," "Observations in the River Patowmack ... " descriptive text, and inset "A plan of Herring Bay in Maryland." Note 2.) National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for Access to Early Maps of the Middle Atlantic Seaboard. Note 3.) Oriented with north to the right. Note 4.) Soundings shown in fathoms. Note 5.) From the North-American pilot for New England, New York, Pensilvania, Maryland, and Virginia. 1776.

Standard Reference

: Phillips 10316

Source

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

Location

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

Catalog Call Number

: Map Div. 00-469

Digital ID

: 434639

Record ID

: 253271

Digital Item Published

: 2-3-2004; updated 3-25-2011

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