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Chart of the entrance of Hudson's River, from Sandy Hook to New York [cartographic material] : with the banks, depths of water, sailing-marks, & ca.

Chart of the entrance of Hudson's River, from Sandy Hook to New York [cartographic material] : with the banks, depths of water, sailing-marks, & ca.

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North-American pilot for New England, New York, Pensilvania, Maryland, and Virginia.
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Date: 1st June 1776.
Publisher: Printed for Robt. Sayer & John Bennett, sea chart & map-sellers, No. 53, in Fleet Street. Published as the Act directs,
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Description:
A Scale of 5 "English Miles" is given below the title at upper left.
Below the scale: The Light-House of Sandy Hook is 40d. 27m. North Latitude.
Coordinates not present on map and are approximated.
Depths shown by soundings. Relief shown by hachures.
First state.
Includes note.
Issued separately and in the first edition of Sayer & Bennett's North American Pilot for New England, New York, Pensilvania, Maryland, and Virginia. 1777.
Sailing chart of the area around New York Harbor and Long Island; centered on Staten Island, York's Bay and Constable Point, extending north to Hells Gate, New York Island, Netwon Inlet, Bushwick Inlet, Wallabout Bay, Crown Point, the Battery and Ship Yards and south to the Shrewsbury River. The map extends East to include Amboy and the Raritan River, noting (Samuel?) Holland's House and east to Jamaica Bay and Plumb Island.
Watermarks.
Physical Description:
1 map : copperplate engraving, hand-colored ; 69 x 52 cm on sheet 73 x 54 cm
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Scale approximately 1:70,000
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BRBL_00493
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Curatorial Area: Beinecke Library
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High Resolution (image/tiff)
Object ID: 15823921
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