Map 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.

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Title
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.
Contributor Names
Robert Sayer and John Bennett (Firm)
Created / Published
London, Printed for Robert Sayer and John Bennett, 1776.
Subject Headings
-  Nautical charts--Chesapeake Bay (Md. and Va.)--Early works to 1800
-  Chesapeake Bay (Md. and Va.)--Maps--Early works to 1800
-  United States--Maryland--Chesapeake Bay
-  United States--Virginia--Chesapeake Bay
Notes
-  Scale ca. 1:250,000.
-  Soundings shown in fathoms.
-  "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."
-  LC copy trimmed and mounted on cloth.
-  From the author's North-American pilot. 1776. v. 2.
-  Includes sailing directions, "Observations on the northeast current on the coast of Virginia," "Observations in the River Patowmack ... " descriptive text, and inset "A plan of Herring Bay in Maryland."
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
-  Vault
-  AACR2
Medium
map 95 x 140 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
G3842.C5P5 1776 .R6
Repository
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g3842c.ct004162
Library of Congress Control Number
74691941
Online Format
image
Description
Scale ca. 1:250,000. Soundings shown in fathoms. "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." LC copy trimmed and mounted on cloth. From the author's North-American pilot. 1776. v. 2. Includes sailing directions, "Observations on the northeast current on the coast of Virginia," "Observations in the River Patowmack ... " descriptive text, and inset "A plan of Herring Bay in Maryland." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
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https://lccn.loc.gov/74691941
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Robert Sayer And John Bennett. 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. London, Printed for Robert Sayer and John Bennett, 1776. Map. https://www.loc.gov/item/74691941/.

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Robert Sayer And John Bennett. (1776) 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. London, Printed for Robert Sayer and John Bennett. [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/74691941/.

MLA citation style:

Robert Sayer And John Bennett. 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. London, Printed for Robert Sayer and John Bennett, 1776. Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/74691941/>.