Maps illustrating cruises of John Paul Jones in British waters


Maps illustrating cruises of John Paul Jones in British waters

Item Information

Title:
Maps illustrating cruises of John Paul Jones in British waters : [Great Britain and Ireland]
Creator:
Eastman, Annie Henderson.
Creator:
United States. Office of Naval Records and Library.
Creator:
Burrows Brothers Company
Name on Item:
these were compiled by Mrs. Annie H. Eastman, assistant to the librarian of the Naval War Records Library, Washington, D.C., by careful investigation of original sources and material, and plotting of parts of the log of the "Bon Homme Richard.".
Date:
[ca. 1909]
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
Boston Public Library
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center
Collection (local):
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center Collection
Subjects:
Bon Homme Richard (Ship)--History, Naval--Maps
Ranger (Ship)--History, Naval--Maps
Naval battles--Great Britain--Maps
British Isles--History, Naval--18th century--Maps
Great Britain--History, Naval--18th century--Maps
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Naval operations--Maps
Jones, John Paul, 1747-1792
1778-1780
Places:
British Isles (area)
Publisher:
Cleveland : Burrows Bros. Co.
Notes:
Shows courses taken and battles fought by U.S. naval ships under the command of John Paul Jones in British waters during the period of the American Revolution.
Relief shown by shading.
"Specimen illustrations from 'A history of the United States and its people' by Elroy McKendree Avery, sixteen volumes, octavo, beautifully mapped and illustrated."
Map sheet (originally folded in pocket) removed "From Avery's History of the United States, vol. 6 ... copyright 1909."
Includes notes.
Extent:
5 maps on 1 sheet : col. ; 20 x 29 cm. or smaller, sheet 46 x 36 cm.
Scale:
Scales differ.
Language:
English
Table of Contents:
Course of the Bon Homme Richard, Sept. 10 to Sept. 23, 1779 [North Sea coast of Great Britain between Edinburgh and Hull]
Position of the fleets before the engagement of September 23, 1779
The engagement, September 23, 1779 [the Bon Homme Richard, Serapis, and Alliance]
Map of the movements of the "Ranger" [Irish Sea]
Cruises of John Paul Jones in British waters [Courses of the Ranger, Bon Homme Richard, Serapis, and Alliance].
Identifier:
06_01_008871
Call #:
G5741.S54 1909 .E27
Barcode:
39999065657106
LCCN:
2010588334
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