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Nautical charts

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Charts showing the depths of water, nature of the sea bottom, contours of the sea bottom and coastline, tides, and currents in a given sea or sea-land area.

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

A chart of the Harbour of Boston, with the soundings, sailing-marks, and other directions, 1776

 Item
Identifier: 2020-IL-001-144
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: 1776

A plan of Port Royal in South Carolina, 1773?

 Item
Identifier: 2020-IL-001-087
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: 1773?

Baye de Chesapeake en 4 feuilles avec les bas fonds, passes, entrées, sondes et routes ou l'on donne les parties navigables des rivieres Patowmack, Patapsco, et Nord-Est : d'après les dessins de navigateurs experimentés, principalt. d'après A. Smith, pilot de St. Marys ; comparé avec les nouvelles levées de Virginie et Maryland ; publié à Londres en Juillet 1776 ; traduit de l'Anglais, 1778

 Item
Identifier: 2020-IL-001-173
Description

Produced for the French Navy, the rare chart displayed here was the best available chart of this region for the time, and was used by all naval forces involved in combat during the American Revolutionary War. The information on this very detailed chart was based primarily on the work of American Anthony Smith, a local Chesapeake Bay pilot of St. Mary's County. The chart was consulted by Admiral de Grasse in his victory over the British off the Chesapeake Capes on September 5, 1781.

Dates: 1778

Chart of the Banks of Newfoundland, drawn from a great number of hydrographical surveys, these charts are followed, according to them executed by order of the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty in England, 1783

 Item
Identifier: 2020-IL-001-106
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: 1783

Manuscript Map, French intelligence map of New York harbor with soundings of East River, Hell Gate, and the western end of Long Island Sound, 1781 January-February

 Item — Box 7, Folder: 1781.00.00
Identifier: 2021-SC-003-001
Scope and Contents A French Intelligence map of New York Harbor with soundings of the East River, Hell Gate and the western end of Long Island Sound. Additionally the map denotes anchorages, dangerous rocks, shore fortifications as well as several named landmarks including "Red hook Fort", "New York [City]", "gouverneur island", "frogs pte", "White Stone", "Sandy pte", "West chester", as well as "Riviere du nord", "New Jersy", and "partie du ouest Dela Longue isle". Over that section of Long Island is a...
Dates: 1781 January-February

Plan du Havre et de la barre de Ste. Marie par les Angloises appellée Amélia, ainsi que de la Barre dans la Florida orientale, 1775

 Item
Identifier: 2019-SC-034-015
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: 1775

Port de Rhode Island et Narraganset Baye : publié à la requête du Vicomte Howe par le Chevalier des Barres ; traduit de l'anglais et augmenté d'après celui de Blaskowitz publiée à Londres en 1777, 1778

 Item
Identifier: 2020-IL-001-115
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: 1778

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
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.

Dates: 1784

The coast of a part of North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia and part of East Florida, with the bays, soundings, banks, roks, shoals, currents, and other nautical remarks, correctet and improved from the original materials and the latest actual surveys, 1784

 Item
Identifier: 2020-IL-001-104
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: 1784