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Map A plan of the county of Fairfax on Potomack River the middle of which is in 39⁰, 12ʹ No. latitude.

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Title

  • A plan of the county of Fairfax on Potomack River the middle of which is in 39⁰, 12ʹ No. latitude.

Names

  • Jenings, Daniel.

Created / Published

  • [1748?]

Headings

  • -  Fairfax County (Va.)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
  • -  Arlington County (Va.)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
  • -  Loudoun County (Va.)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
  • -  Manuscript maps--Early works to 1800
  • -  United States--Virginia--Fairfax County
  • -  United States--Virginia--Arlington County
  • -  United States--Virginia--Loudoun County

Notes

  • -  Also covers Arlington and Loudoun counties.
  • -  Relief shown by hachures.
  • -  Map described in R.W. Stephenson's The Cartography of northern Virginia: The earliest known map of Fairfax County is a pen and ink sketch apparently drawn between 1745, when Rocky Run Church was established, and 1749, when Alexandria was laid out. Although unsigned, this manuscript map is believed to have been drawn by Daniel Jenings, surveyor of Fairfax County, to illustrate a proposal to divide the county into two parishes.
  • -  Pen-and-ink.
  • -  Stephenson. Cartography of northern Virginia, pl. 8
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
  • -  Vault
  • -  DCP
  • -  ARP

Medium

  • 1 map : ms., col. ; on sheet 34 x 43 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • G3883.F2 1748 .J4

Repository

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

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 91681360

Online Format

  • image

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Chicago citation style:

Jenings, Daniel. A plan of the county of Fairfax on Potomack River the middle of which is in 39⁰, 12ʹ No. latitude. [?, 1745] Map. https://www.loc.gov/item/91681360/.

APA citation style:

Jenings, D. (1745) A plan of the county of Fairfax on Potomack River the middle of which is in 39⁰, 12ʹ No. latitude. [?] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/91681360/.

MLA citation style:

Jenings, Daniel. A plan of the county of Fairfax on Potomack River the middle of which is in 39⁰, 12ʹ No. latitude. [?, 1745] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/91681360/>.