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
Scope and Contents
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.
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1 Sheets : 1 map : hand colored ; 92 x 63 cm.
Language of Materials
Client reference #145; WAG #13773/289295
Arader Galleries, 8 November 2006.
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."
Foxing top margin
[London] : Wm. Faden, 1777