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Map A new and exact map of the island of St. Christopher in America, according to an actual and accurate survey made in the year 1753. Describing the several parishes, with their respective limits, contents, & churches; also the high ways, the situation of every gentleman's plantation, mills, and houses; with the rivers, and gutts. Likewise the bays, roads, rocks, shoals and soundings that surround the whole.

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Title

  • A new and exact map of the island of St. Christopher in America, according to an actual and accurate survey made in the year 1753. Describing the several parishes, with their respective limits, contents, & churches; also the high ways, the situation of every gentleman's plantation, mills, and houses; with the rivers, and gutts. Likewise the bays, roads, rocks, shoals and soundings that surround the whole.

Names

  • Baker, Samuel, Lieutenant.
  • Mynde, James, 1702-1771.
  • Bowles, Carington, 1724-1793.
  • Wilkinson, Robert, -approximately 1825.

Created / Published

  • London, Printed for Carington Bowles ... and Robt. Wilkinson ... [1753?]

Headings

  • -  Saint Kitts--Maps--Early works to 1800
  • -  Saint Kitts--Administrative and political divisions--Maps--Early works to 1800
  • -  Saint Kitts

Genre

  • Early maps
  • Maps

Notes

  • -  Scale ca. 1:32,000.
  • -  Hand colored.
  • -  Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown in fathoms.
  • -  LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1985
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
  • -  Inscribed: To the Right Honble. the Lords Commissioners ... This map is most humbly dedicated ... Saml. Baker.
  • -  Includes statistical information, "An alphabetical list of the subscribers names," and inset "The Leeward Caribee Island."
  • -  Annotated on verso: 20.--21.
  • -  Vault
  • -  AACR2: 651/1; 651/2; 700/2; 700/3

Medium

  • col. map 115 x 142 cm. on 2 sheets 64 x 145 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • G5042.S2 1753 .B3

Repository

  • Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540 to 4650 USA dcu

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 74691676

Online Format

  • image

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Chicago citation style:

Baker, Samuel, Lieutenant, James Mynde, Carington Bowles, and Robert Wilkinson. A new and exact map of the island of St. Christopher in America, according to an actual and accurate survey made in the year . Describing the several parishes, with their respective limits, contents, & churches; also the high ways, the situation of every gentleman's plantation, mills, and houses; with the rivers, and gutts. Likewise the bays, roads, rocks, shoals and soundings that surround the whole. [London, Printed for Carington Bowles ... and Robt. Wilkinson ... ?, 1753] Map. https://www.loc.gov/item/74691676/.

APA citation style:

Baker, S., Mynde, J., Bowles, C. & Wilkinson, R. (1753) A new and exact map of the island of St. Christopher in America, according to an actual and accurate survey made in the year . Describing the several parishes, with their respective limits, contents, & churches; also the high ways, the situation of every gentleman's plantation, mills, and houses; with the rivers, and gutts. Likewise the bays, roads, rocks, shoals and soundings that surround the whole. [London, Printed for Carington Bowles ... and Robt. Wilkinson ... ?] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/74691676/.

MLA citation style:

Baker, Samuel, Lieutenant, et al. A new and exact map of the island of St. Christopher in America, according to an actual and accurate survey made in the year . Describing the several parishes, with their respective limits, contents, & churches; also the high ways, the situation of every gentleman's plantation, mills, and houses; with the rivers, and gutts. Likewise the bays, roads, rocks, shoals and soundings that surround the whole. [London, Printed for Carington Bowles ... and Robt. Wilkinson ... ?, 1753] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/74691676/>.