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West, Lewis H. (b. 1829) [Map of southern tip of Florida and the Bahama Islands]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03836.89 Author/Creator: West, Lewis H. (b. 1829) Place Written: s.l. Type: Map Date: no date Pagination: 1 p. ; 24.6 x 39.2 cm.

Summary of Content: Hand drawn map of the southern tip of Florida and various islands in the Bahamas chain. Marks currents and their speed. Also notes where important lighthouses are located. The Great Bahama Bank and the Salt Bay Bank are demarcated. In both pencil and pen.

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Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: MaritimeGeography and Natural HistoryLighthouseCaribbean

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