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

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 74691941

Online Format

  • image

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Chicago 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. https://www.loc.gov/item/74691941/.

APA citation style:

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/>.