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Trinidad and Tobago


TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO


Carta esférica de la Ysla de Tabago
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804. Carta esférica de la Ysla de Tabago / publicada por Juan Byres en Londres en 1776 ; aumentada y corregida pr. los Bergantines de S.M. Descubridor y Vigilante, ao. de 1793. Pen-and-ink ms., 58 x 91 cm. Scale ca. 1:97,500. (Maggs purchase map collection; 286). 90-680622.

Inset map: "Plano dela Rada de Rockly p[o]r el Berg[antí]n Empresa a[ñ]o de 1793".

This Spanish map of Tobago contains coastline, coastal features, soundings, navigational hazards, settlements, and characteristics of the water bottom. Inset map of Rockly Road contains coastline, navigational hazards, soundings, characteristics of the water bottom, and a settlement. This map of Tobago is based on the 1776 (London) map prepared by John Byers and was corrected and improved by cartographers aboard the Spanish brigantines Descubridor and Vigilante in 1793. This map belongs to the G&M Division's collection from the Real Escuela de Navegación, Cadiz, Spain purchased from Maggs Brothers, London.

G5160 1793 .C3 Vault

Tobago/Trinidad and Tobago


Carta esférica que comprehende la Ysla de Trinidad con sus adyacentes, bajos, sondas y veriles
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805. Carta esférica que comprehende la Ysla de Trinidad con sus adyacentes, bajos, sondas y veriles / construida con precenua de los documentos de las dos divisiones u Bergantines, destinados a la notificación del Atlas de la América septentrional, año 1793. Pen-and-ink ms., 58 x 95 cm. Scale ca. 1:260,000. (Maggs purchase map collection; 279). 90-680580.

This map of Trinidad, Gulf of Paria, and a portion of the Venezuelan coastline includes coastal features, soundings, navigational hazards, characteristics of the water bottom, and settlements; map also includes brief keyed legend. This map belongs to the G&M Division's collection from the Real Escuela de Navegación, Cadiz, Spain purchased from Maggs Brothers, London.

G5150 1793 .C3 Vault

Trinidad/Gulf of Paria/Venezuela--Coast


806. A Chart of the Isle of Trinidad from the documents &ca. of the Spanish Vessels Employed in Surveying the Coast of the Gulf of Mexico, 1793. 1793. Colored pen-and-ink ms., 42 x 58 cm. Scale ca. 1:235,000.

This map of Trinidad includes coastline, coastal features, soundings, navigational hazards, towns and settlements, roads, streams and other bodies of water, and pictorial representation of selected vegetation and relief. Geographical names appear in both English and Spanish. As map title indicates and as other maps in this publication confirm, this English map is indebted to Spanish sources.

G5150 1793 .C4 Vault

Trinidad and Tobago


807. The East end of Tobago... Gill, Richard. 1767. Pen-and-ink ms., 66 x 49 cm. Scale ca. 1:63,360. 74-692187.

Inset maps (2): "Barbados Bay" and "Man of Warr Bay".

This English map of the island of Tobago includes coastline, coastal features, navigational hazards, soundings, and extensive navigational notes surrounding the island. Map is oriented with west at top. The inset of Barbados Bay also includes locations of a fort and government buildings.

G5161.P5 1767 .G5 Vault

Trinidad and Tobago/Tobago


Map showing Trinidad Island and adjacent coast of Venezuela
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808. [Map showing Trinidad Island and adjacent coast of Venezuela]. [17--?]. Colored pen-and-ink ms., 52 x 90 cm. Scale ca. 1:295,000. (Maggs purchase map collection; 278). 90-680605.

This map, depicting the island of Trinidad, the Gulf of Paria, and the adjacent coast of Venezuela, includes coastlines, coastal features, soundings, navigational hazards, rivers, settlements, a road, and pictorial representation of relief. In style, clear and precise. This is part of the G&M Division's collection from the Real Escuela de Navegación, Cadiz, Spain purchased from Maggs Brothers, London.

G5150 17-- .M3 Vault

Trinidad and Tobago/Trinidad/Gulf of Paria/Venezuela--Coast


809. A New Map of the Island of Tobago shewing all the Rocks Shoals and Soundings. Kitchin, Tho[ma]s. [18th century]. Printed map with extensive colored pen-and-ink annotations, 44 x 59 cm. Scale ca. 1 inch to .3 leagues.

This printed map of the island of Tobago includes coastline, coastal features, soundings, navigational hazards, towns, land holdings, administrative divisions, and streams. Map's primary purpose is to indicate names of landholders and sizes of their holdings (which are given in red ink annotations).

G5161.G46 17-- .K Vault

Trinidad and Tobago/Tobago


810. Plan de la Peninsule et Havre de Chaguaramas, dans l'île de la Trinité avec, la position des Escadres Anglaise et Espagnole en 1797 [Trinidad]. 1797. Colored pen-and-ink ms., 26 x 44 cm. Scale ca. 1 inch to 1.3 marine miles.

This French plan of Chaguaramas Peninsula and Bay includes coastline, coastal features, soundings, characteristics of the water bottom, navigational hazards, positions of Spanish and English ships, existing and proposed fortifications, plantations, and streams. Map apparently based on Spanish sources. English fleet was commanded by Admiral Harvey.

G5152.C4P5 1797 .P61 Vault

Trinidad and Tobago/Trinidad


Direction des Iles du Vent, Ile de Tabago...
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811. Direction des Iles du Vent, Ile de Tabago, 1er germinal an 11 : plan du fort Scarborough ci-devant de Castries, tel qu'il a été livre'aux troupes françaises, par les Anglais, le 15. vendémiaire an 11. 1811. Colored pen-and-ink ms., 41 x 81 cm. Scale ca. 1 inch to 24 meters.

This French plan of Fort Scarborough includes the structure of the fort, its interior buildings, a redoubt, and pictorial representation of vegetation and relief. Map includes a keyed legend and a profile of the fort. This is a record of the fort at the time that the British relinquished the island to the French.

G5149.S6R4 1811 .D5 Vault

Trinidad and Tobago/Tobago


812. Plan du Man of War Bay [Tobago]. [1803]. Colored pen-and-ink ms., 45 1/2 x 56 1/2 cm. Scale ca. 1 inch to 180 toises.

This French map of Man of War Bay, Tobago includes coastline, coastal features, soundings, and navigational hazards. Map includes a keyed legend and an extensive set of sailing notes containing characteristics of the water bottom.

G5162.M3P5 1803 .P Vault

Trinidad and Tobago/Tobago


Plano de la Punta Galeota que es la mas oriental meridional de la Ysla de Trinidad...
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813. Plano de la Punta Galeota que es la mas oriental meridional de la Ysla de Trinidad de Barlobento y ensenada de Guayaguayares qe. se forma entre ella y la de Gran Calle, situada dha. punta en la latd. N. de 10°9'13 y longitud de 33'44" a oriente de Puerto España. [17--?]. Pen-and-ink ms., 36 x 48 cm. Scale ca. 1:26,000. (Maggs purchase map collection; 277). 90-680606.

This map of the southeastern tip of Trinidad shows coastline, coastal features, soundings, navigational hazards, and characteristics of the water bottom; map also includes a keyed legend. This map is part of the G&M Division's collection from the Real Escuela de Navegación, Cadiz, Spain purchased from Maggs Brothers, London.

G5152.G9 17-- .P5 Vault

Trinidad--Coast/Trinidad and Tobago


Plano del Puerto de Chaguaramas...
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814. Plano del Puerto de Chaguaramas, situado en la parte mas N. Y O. de la Ysla de Trinidad en la latitud septemtrional de 10°36' y en longitud oriental de Tenerife de 315°... [17--?]. Pen-and-ink ms., 25 x 53 cm. Scale ca. 1:20,250. (Maggs purchase map collection; 281). 90-680612.

This map of the vicinity of Chaguaramas includes coastline, coastal features, soundings, navigational hazards, and anchorages; map also includes a keyed legend and notes. This map is part of the G&M Division's collection from the Real Escuela de Navegación, Cadiz, Spain acquired from Maggs Brothers, London.

G5149.C53 17-- .P5 Vault

Trinidad--Coast/Trinidad and Tobago


Plano de la Ysla Trinidad de Barlovento...
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815. Plano de la Ysla Trinidad de Barlovento situado entre las latitudes septentrionales de 10051' y la de 9°44' y entre las longitudes de 314043' y las de 316°13' segun el meridiano de Tenerife con sus puertos, vajos, placeres y la sonda que hasta a hora se han encontrado y se sigue en el reconocimiento de la demas. [17--?]. Colored pen-and-ink ms., 54 x 67 cm. Scale ca. 1:490,000. (Maggs purchase map collection; 280). 90-680592.

This detailed map, depicting Trinidad, Gulf of Paria, and a portion of Venezuela which includes the Orinoco Delta, emphasizes the island of Trinidad. Map includes coastlines, coastal features, soundings, navigational hazards, streams, settlements, roads, tidal directions in the Gulf of Paria, and pictorial representation of relief; map includes extensive keyed legend and notes. This map is part of the G&M Division's collection from the Real Escuela de Navegación, Cadiz, Spain purchased from Maggs Brothers, London.

G5150 1780 .P5 Vault

Trinidad/Venezuela--Coast/Gulf of Paria/Trinidad and Tobago


Plano geométrico de la boca de monos y puertos de Charguaramas y Carenero en la Ya. de Trinidad...
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816. Plano geométrico de la boca de monos y puertos de Charguaramas y Carenero en la Ya. de Trinidad / construido pr. el Bergn. Descubridor, año de 1792. Pen-and-ink ms., 54 x 86 cm. Scale ca. 1:12,500. (Maggs purchase map collection; 282). 90-680613.

This map of the vicinity of Chaguaramas includes coastline, coastal features, soundings, navigational hazards, an anchorage, characteristics of the water bottom, and settlements. Map was prepared by cartographers aboard the Spanish brigantine Descubridor in 1792. This map is part of the G&M Division's collection from the Real Escuela de Navegación, Cadiz, Spain purchased from Maggs Brothers, London.

G5149.C53 1792 .P5 Vault

Trinidad--Coast/Trinidad and Tobago


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