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Faden, William (ca. 1750-1836) A Chart of Delaware Bay and River

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05237 Author/Creator: Faden, William (ca. 1750-1836) Place Written: London, England Type: Map Date: 12 March 1776 Pagination: 1 map. : 54.6 x 72.3 cm.

Summary of Content: Chart by Joshua Fisher. Depicts areas of Western New Jersey, Delaware, and Pennsylvania. There is extra shading on the shorelines of these states. Engraved by William Faden. Includes list of river pliots who subscribed to have it published. Slight tears and burns on edges. Lists 22 pilots and 22 "Masters of Vessels."

Background Information:

People: Faden, William, ca. 1750-1836

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: SurveyingGeography and Natural HistoryNavalNavigation

Sub Era: The War for Independence

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