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The coast of a part of New England, New York, New Jersey, Pensilvania, Maryland, Virginia, and part of North Carolina &c. with the banks, roks, soundings, shoals, currents, & nautical remarks, composed from a great number of actual surveys and other materials, 1784

 Item — Container: Closed Stacks, Drawer: 32
Identifier: 2020-IL-001-103

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.


  • 1784


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.


1 Sheets : 1 chart ; 59 x 106 cm

Language of Materials


Dutch; Flemish

Reference numbers

Client reference #164; WAG #289346


Richard Arkway, 13 July 1999.

Related references

LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 219

Additional details

Scale [ca. 1:1,170,000]. Prime meridians: Paris, Tenerife, and Greenwich. Depth shown by soundings. Inset: A plan of the city of New York. "These charts are followed, according to them executed by order of the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty in Engeland..." Chart in English. Scale bar in Dutch.


Some light wear.


Amsterdam : Gerard Hulst van Keulen, 1784

Repository Details

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

PO Box 3600
Mount Vernon VA 22121