Map of the territory of Florida. : from its northern boundary to Lat: 27°, 30' N, connected with the delta of the Mississippi

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Title
Map of the territory of Florida. : from its northern boundary to Lat: 27°, 30' N, connected with the delta of the Mississippi
Names
Swift, W. H. (William Henry), 1800-1879 (Draftsman)
Stone, William James, 1798-1865 (Engraver)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

Florida

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1829 (Inferred)
Place: United States
Publisher: publisher not identified
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 15-5694
Topics
Florida
Genres
Maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: Drawn and compiled by W.H. Swift Lt. Artillery. ; W.I. Stone sc.
Statement of responsibility: Inset maps surveyed by Lt. Swift, Lts. Canfield and Smith, and Lt. Col. James Kearney.
Statement of responsibility: Includes facsimile signature at lower right: S. Bemar Brig. Genl. member of the Board of Intal. Improvement; William Tell Poussin Capt. Top. Suy. assistant to the Board.
Content: "This map has been compiled under the direction of the Board of Internal Improvement from the following charts, surveys, & documents. ..."
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map ; 68 x 164 cm
Description
Subject: Map of the western part of Florida and the peninsula to the Bay of Tampa. Includes fourteen inset maps and at top includes elevations along the coast of Florida. Also shows the mouth of the Mississippi River and the southern part of Louisiana. Insets: Gulf of Mexico -- Entrance to St. Mary's harbour -- Entrance to St. John's River -- Entrance to St. Augustine -- Eastern entrance to St. George's Sound -- Entrance to Mobile Bay -- Entrance to Pensacola Bay -- Eastern entrance to St. Rosa Sound -- Entrances to St. Andrew's Sound -- Entrance to St. Joseph's Bay -- Entrance to Appalachicola Bay -- Main entrance to St. George's Sound -- Middle entrance to St. George's Sound -- Entrance to Ocklockony Bay. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. "Annexed to the report of the Board of Internal Improvement dated Feby. 19th, 1829 relating to the canal contemplated to connect the Atlantic with the Gulf of Mexico ; and describing the inland navigation parallel to the coast from the Mississippi to the Bay of Espirito Santo ; and from St. Mary's Harbour to St. Augustine."
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 824482908
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20644501
Folder number: US052.3.02
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): f08972c0-ebe7-0134-5339-4d34c7ef88ee
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1800: Creator Born
  • 1829: Issued
  • 1879: Creator Died
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map of the territory of Florida. " The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1829. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/94c6bc60-2a0c-0135-58d0-09a98f8e5a79

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map of the territory of Florida. " New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 12, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/94c6bc60-2a0c-0135-58d0-09a98f8e5a79

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1829). Map of the territory of Florida. Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/94c6bc60-2a0c-0135-58d0-09a98f8e5a79

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Map of the territory of Florida.