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MAP #: 318G5

CARTOGRAPHER : GOEDECKE, JOHN FREDERICK

DATE: 1818

SHORT TITLE : ANNAPOLIS HARBOUR & ROADS.

REMAINING TITLE & ID : SURVEY'D BY JONATHn. W. SHERBURNE. U.S. NAVY. (TOP LEFT, NO CARTOUCHE). "DRAWN BY JOHN FREDEr. GOEDECKE." (BELOW TITLE). "N. 9." (TOP LEFT CORNER). TABLE OF TRIANGULES USED IN CONSTRUCTING THIS CHART, WITH DIAGRAM OF TRIANGULATION ABOVE IT (BOTTOM LEFT HALF OF MAP). SCALE OF 2 NAUTICAL MILES (BOTTOM RIGHT). "RECONNOITERING OF CHESAPEAKE BAY. 1818" (RIGHT CENTER). SIGNATURES OF THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS (ABOVE AND TO RIGHT OF SCALE). STAMP OF THE "ENG. DEPT U. STATES TOP. BUREAU" (FACED LEFT IN THE BOTTOM RIGHT CORNER). 16 POINT COMPASS ROSE (CENTER OF CHART). LONGITUDE AND LATITUDE (NOT SHOWN).


DATE OF PUBLICATION : S1818MS
LANGUAGE(S) : EN
SIZE (HEIGHT X WIDTH) : 60.5 X 93.0 CM.
SIZE - OTHER DATA : ? X ? CM. OM
SCALE - (RF) 1: : 19,456
LIB. OF CONGRESS # : G3844.A61818.S5
Md. HALL OF RECORDS # 1 : MSA SC1399-303 (REPRO) HFC ACQ. PRIORITY : 4
HUNTINGFIELD ACQ. # 1 : -
REGION CATEGORY : DETAILED CHART OF SOME PART OF THE MD/CHESAPEAKE AREA (2)
SPECIAL CATEGORY(IES) :
# SHEETS TO MAP : 1
MAP ORIENTATION : N IS AT THE TOP OF THE MAP
RELIEF SHOWN ? : NO
HYDROGRAPHIC DATA : SOUNDINGS ARE SHOWN IN FEET AND FATHOMS.
: SHOALS ARE SHOWN IN COLORED SHADING.
: CONTOUR LINES ARE INDICATED.
CARTOUCHE : NONE (1)
BORDER : PLAIN (2)
PRIME MERIDIAN(S) : NONE
SEE ALSO MAP #s : 318U3, 318U5, 318U6, 318U7, 318U8, 318U9, 319UB, 318UD, 319U5.
BEST INFO SOURCE : SCHWARTZ & EHRENBERG IS THE BEST FOUND.
DESCRIPTION : THIS NOTEWORTHY COASTAL CHART OF ANNAPOLIS HARBOR AND THE CHESAPEAKE BAY NEAR THE HARBOR WAS PREPARED IN 1818 FOR THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS INVESTIGATING THE DEFENSE OF THE ATLANTIC COAST FOLLOWING THE WAR OF 1812. IT IS IN MANUSCRIPT PEN AND INK WITH WATERCOLOR WASH. IT IS BASED ON A SURVEY BY JONATHAN W. SHERBURNE. SCHWARTZ & EHRENBERG NOTE THAT THE BOARD WAS COMPOSED OF BOTH ARMY AND NAVY OFFICERS, WHO UNDERTOOK TO HAVE A NUMBER OF SURVEYS DONE ALONG THE EAST COAST DURING THAT DECADE. COLOR TINTS AND CONTOUR LINES DEPICT DEPTHS BELOW MEAN SEA LEVEL. SOUNDINGS ARE SHOWN IN FEET AND FATHOMS. A SCHEMATIC DIAGRAM OF THE CITY OF ANNAPOLIS IS GIVEN. THIS MANUSCRIPT CHART IS LOCATED IN THE RECORDS OF THE OFFICE OF THE CHIEF OF ENGINEERS, NATIONAL ARCHIVES, WASHINGTON, D.C.

GOEDECKE'S CHART WAS USED AS AN INSET IN 1819 IN THE TOP RIGHT CORNER OF A LARGER CHART OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY AND THE PATAPSCO RIVER BY THE MARINE INSURANCE COMPANIES OF BALTIMORE UNDER THE DIRECTION OF LEWIS BRANTZ AND PUBLISHED BY FIELDING LUCAS JR. THE TABLE OF TRIANGLES AND THE ACCOMPANYING DIAGRAM ARE OMITTED IN THAT 1819 USE. SEE MAP # 319B5.

DATA IS FROM SCHWARTZ & EHRENBERG AND FROM OBSERVATION OF THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS PHOTOCOPY IN THE HUNTINGFIELD COLLECTION.

EDITION & STATE INFO : THIS IS A MANUSCRIPT CHART.

HFC OWNERSHIP DATA : THE HUNTINGFIELD COLLECTION HAS A FULL SIZE PHOTOCOPY OF THE PHOTOCOPY OF THIS CHART IN THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS. IT HAS A MDHR # OF MSA SC1399-303 (REPRO).

BIBLIGRAPHICAL REFS. : NONE FOUND.

July 21, 1991


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