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A topographical chart of the bay of Narraganset in the province of New England : with all the isles contained therein, among which Rhode Island and Connonicut have been particularly surveyed ; shewing the true position & bearings of the banks, shoals, rocks &c. as likewise the soundings ; to which have been added the several works & batteries raised by the Americans ; taken by order of the principal farmers on Rhode Island, 1777

 Item
Identifier: 2020-IL-001-047

Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

This collection contains approximately 300 rare printed maps, unique manuscript maps, and published texts collected by Richard H. Brown, which pertain to the American Revolutionary War era.

Dates

  • 1777

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research during scheduled appointments. Researchers must complete the Washington Library’s Special Collections and Archives Registration Form before access is provided. The library reserves the right to restrict access to certain items for preservation purposes.

Extent

1 Sheets : 1 map : hand colored ; 92 x 63 cm.

Language of Materials

English

Reference numbers

Client reference #145; WAG #13773/289295

Provenance

Arader Galleries, 8 November 2006.

Related references

LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1003 Nebenzahl, K. Bibliography of printed battle plans, 34

Additional details

Scale [ca. 1:50,500]. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Inscribed "To the Right Honourable Hugh Earl Percy ... with His Lordship's permission ... by ... Wm. Faden." Includes text, "References to the batteries," and "A list of the principal farms in Rhode Island."

Condition

Foxing top margin

Created/Published

[London] : Wm. Faden, 1777

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections at The George Washington Presidential Library at Mount Vernon Repository

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