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Title
A sketch of the environs of Charlestown in South Carolina
Names
Des Barres, Joseph F. W. (Joseph Frederick Wallet), 1722-1824 (Publisher)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

South Carolina

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1780 (Questionable)
Place: London
Publisher: J.F.W. Des Barres
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 17-5310
Topics
Charleston (S.C.) -- History -- Siege, 1780
Charleston (S.C.)
Charleston Region (S.C.)
Genres
Maps
Notes
Content: Differ from similar map in orientation of table of references.
Content: Probably extracted from: J.F.W. Des Barres. Atlantic Neptune.
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : hand colored ; 38 x 52 cm, on sheet 52 x 69 cm
Description
Shows positions of British units involved in the 1780 attack on Charleston. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Includes a table of references that identified movements and major positions.
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 988943377
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20646348
Folder number: US226.1.04
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 32d47610-5389-0135-8fb7-6dc1d9916461
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1722: Creator Born
  • 1780: Issued
  • 1824: Creator Died
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "A sketch of the environs of Charlestown in South Carolina" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1780. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/4901f6f0-5389-0135-ceee-19eafd3d5e31

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "A sketch of the environs of Charlestown in South Carolina" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 15, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/4901f6f0-5389-0135-ceee-19eafd3d5e31

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1780). A sketch of the environs of Charlestown in South Carolina Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/4901f6f0-5389-0135-ceee-19eafd3d5e31

Wikipedia Citation

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A sketch of the environs of Charlestown in South Carolina