PLAN of the Town & Port of EDENTON in Chowan County NORTH CAROLINA


PLAN of the Town & Port of EDENTON in Chowan County NORTH CAROLINA

Item Information

Title:
PLAN of the Town & Port of EDENTON in Chowan County NORTH CAROLINA
Cartographer:
Sauthier, Claude Joseph
Former owner:
George, III, King of Great Britain, 1738-1820
Donor:
George, IV, King of Great Britain, 1762-1830
Name on Item:
Survey'd & Drawn in June 1769. by C,J, Sauthier.
Date:
1769
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
British Library
Collection (local):
British Library Collection
Subjects:
Edenton (N.C.)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Places:
North CarolinaChowan (county)Edenton
Notes:
Relief shown by shading.
With a scale of fathoms within the title at upper left.
With a short lettered key (A-H) within the title at upper left identifying the church, court house, "Goal", school house, tan yard, windmill, flag staff and wharf.
With a decorative compass arrow at the bottom of the map in Albermarle Sound orienting north to the top of the map.
Shows roads.
Shows "Pembroke" to the west and "Hayes" to the east.
The Clinton Collection in the William L. Clements Library at the University of Michigan holds another manuscript map of Edenton by Sauthier (Maps 6-H-8 or see Cumming 374).
Titled "A drawn Plan of the Town and Port of Edenton in Chowan County, North Carolina; surveyed and drawn in June 1769, by C.I. Sauthier" in the Catalogue of Maps, Prints, Drawings, etc., forming the geographical and topographical collection attached to the Library of his late Majesty King George the third, etc., London, 1829.
Titled 'A "plan of the town and port of Edenton, in Chowan county, North Carolina; surveyed and drawn in June, 1769, by C.J. Sauthier," on a scale of 62 fathoms to an inch: 1 f. 8 in. x 1 f. 5 in.' in the Catalogue of the manuscript maps, charts, and plans, and of the topographical drawings in the British Museum.
Extent:
1 map : manuscript pen and ink, colour ; 43 x 53 cm
Scale:
Scale approximately 1:4,600
Language:
English
Catalog Record:
http://explore.bl.uk/BLVU1:LSCOP-ALL:BLL01004987626
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