PLAN of the Town of WILLMINGTON in New Hanover County NORTH CAROLINA


PLAN of the Town of WILLMINGTON in New Hanover County NORTH CAROLINA

Item Information

Title:
PLAN of the Town of WILLMINGTON in New Hanover County NORTH CAROLINA
Title (alt.):
Wilmington, 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 and Drawn in December 1769. By C.J. Sauthier.
Date:
1769
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
British Library
Collection (local):
British Library Collection
Subjects:
Wilmington (N.C.)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Places:
North CarolinaNew Hanover (county)Wilmington
Notes:
Relief shown by shading.
With a scale of fathoms within the title at upper left.
With a short lettered key (A-E) within the title at upper left identifying the "Church", "Court House", "Goal", "Tann Yard" and "Still House".
With a decorative compass arrow at lower right orienting north to the left of the map.
Shows roads.
Titled "A drawn Plan of the Town of Willmington, in New Hanover County, North Carolina, surveyed and drawn in Dec.r 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 of Willmington, in New Hanover county, North Carolina; surveyed and drawn in Decr., 1769, by C.J. Sauthier," on a scale of 45 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 1:3,300
Language:
English
Catalog Record:
http://explore.bl.uk/BLVU1:LSCOP-ALL:BLL01004987631
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