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Title
NeWand 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. London Printed for Robert Sayer and John Bennett. Map and Chartsellers at No. 53 in Fleet Street. As the Act Directs 1st July 1776
Contributor
Robert Sayer and John Bennett (Firm), publisher
Kashnor, Leon, 1880-1955, seller
Museum Book Store
Date Created and/or Issued
1776-07-01
Contributing Institution
Huntington Library
Collection
Maps
Rights Information
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Description
Kashnor notes, "A rare chart issued for the use of commanders of War-ships and transports during the American Revolution. Engraved on available blank spaces are minute instructions as to sailing into various harbours and the Chesapeake appears to have been of vital importance, for there is no doublt that copies Were used during operations around Phildelphia." Submap of Herring Bay in Maryland. See also 105:814 for an apparently earlier copy of this map. RLIN record gives appeared in information. Submap: Plan of Herring Bay, in Maryland.. Prime meridian: London. Relief: no. Graphic Scale: Leagues. Projection: Plane. Watermark: CroWned fleur-di-lis over IVC VI . Printing Process: Copper engraving. Verso Text: MS notes: 441 3 sheets.
Extent
1 map ; 95 x 139 cm., sheet 100 x 141 cm.
Identifier
093:441 M
http://hdl.huntington.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15150coll4/id/325
Language
English
Subject
Nautical charts--Chesapeake Bay (Md. and Va.)--Early Works to 1800
Chesapeake Bay (Md. and Va.)--Maps--Early Works to 1800
Time Period
1776
Place
North America
United States
Chesapeake Bay
W 77°
W 74°/N 40°
N 36°
Source
Huntington Rare Book Maps
Maps, Huntington Digital Library
Provenance
Purchased en bloc by HEH from the Museum Book Store, April, 1924.

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