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Plan of Amelia Island in East Florida : north point of Amelia Island lyes in 30:55 north latitude 80:23 w. longitude from London

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Title
Plan of Amelia Island in East Florida : north point of Amelia Island lyes in 30:55 north latitude 80:23 w. longitude from London
Names
Fuller, William, active 1769 (Surveyor)
De Brahm, John Gerar William, 1717-approximately 1799 (Surveyor)
Jefferys, Thomas, -1771 (Publisher)
Egmont, John Perceval, Earl of, 1711-1770 (Dedicatee)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

Florida

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1770-03-26
Place: London
Publisher: Published by Thomas Jefferys, geographer to the King in the Strand
Edition: Hand colored
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 15-5725
Topics
Harbors -- Florida
Nautical charts -- Saint Marys River (Ga. and Fla.)
Nautical charts -- Florida -- Nassau River (Fla.)
Harbors
Amelia Island (Fla.)
East Florida
Saint Marys River (Ga. and Fla.)
Nassau River (Fla.)
Florida -- History
Florida
Florida -- Amelia Island (Fla.)
Florida -- East Florida
Florida -- Nassau River (Fla.)
United States -- Saint Marys River (Ga. and Fla.)
Genres
Maps
Nautical charts
Portolan charts
Notes
Statement of responsibility: Taken from De Brahm's Map of South Carolina & Georgia. A chart of the entrance into St. Mary's River / taken by Captn. W. Fuller in November, 1769. A chart of the mouth of Nassau River with the bar and the soundings on it taken at low water / by Captn. W. Fuller.
Statement of responsibility: "This plate is ... inscribed by ... Willm. Fuller."--Cartouche.
Statement of responsibility: Dedication to the Earl of Egmont by Captain Fuller in circular cartouche.
Source note: Appears in: Faden's North American atlas.
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Copper engravings
Extent: 3 maps on 1 sheet : hand colored ; 51 x 16 cm, 36 x 45 cm and 16 x 45 cm, on sheet 56 x 76 cm
Description
Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings in feet. At the time the maps were drawn, the area was part of the British colony of East Florida. Maps show the new settlements and the abandoned fort, "New Town". The two sea charts are at a larger scale than the Amelia Island plan and show the north and south portions of Amelia Island with more details pertaining to navigation. Entrance to St. Mary's River chart includes inset: "A view of the entrance into St. Mary's River". Both sea charts include indexed key, compass rose, and rhumb lines. Amelia Island plan oriented with north towards the upper right. Nassau River chart oriented with north towards the upper left. Scale bars with scale in miles shown for each map.
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 903269615
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20644532
Folder number: US054.1.01
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): aa6834a0-1719-0135-1403-05d4da667d70
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1770: Issued
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Plan of Amelia Island in East Florida " The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1770-03-26. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/bee231f0-1719-0135-ce08-21551223e6e7

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Plan of Amelia Island in East Florida " New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 17, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/bee231f0-1719-0135-ce08-21551223e6e7

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1770-03-26). Plan of Amelia Island in East Florida Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/bee231f0-1719-0135-ce08-21551223e6e7

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Plan of Amelia Island in East Florida