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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

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Creator

Blaskowitz, Charles.

Date

1777

Name on Item

by Charles Blaskowitz ; engraved & printed for Wm. Faden.

Publisher

Wm. Faden

Scale

Scale [ca. 1:50,500]

Language

English

Location

George Washington's Mount Vernon

Collection (local)

Richard H. Brown Revolutionary War Map Collection at Mount Vernon

Subjects
  • Nautical charts--Rhode Island--Narragansett Bay--Early works to 1800
  • Narragansett Bay (R.I.)--History--18th century--Maps--Early works to 1800
  • Rhode Island--Defenses--Maps--Early works to 1800
Places
  • Bristol (county)
  • Narragansett Bay
  • North and Central America
  • Rhode Island
  • United States
Extent

1 map : hand col. ; 92 x 63 cm.

Terms and License
  • No known copyright restrictions.
  • This work is licensed for use under a Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike License (CC BY-NC-SA).
Notes
  • 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."
  • This map can be viewed as a georeferenced overlay in an interactive application made especially for We Are One: Mapping America's Road from Revolution to Independence http://d2o8owo4k087al.cloudfront.net/index.html?mapId=65.

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