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MAP #: 361U8

CARTOGRAPHER : UNITED STATES COAST SURVEY

DATE: 1861

SHORT TITLE : PRELIMINARY CHART OF NORTH LANDING RIVER

REMAINING TITLE & ID : (HEAD OF CURRITUCK SOUND) VIRGINIA & N. CAROLINA FROM A TRIGONOMETRICAL SURVEY UNDER THE DIRECTION OF A.D. BACHE SUPERINTENDENT OF THE SURVEY OF THE COAST OF THE UNITED STATES TRIANGULATION BY J.J.S. HASSLER ASSISTANT TOPOGRAPHY & HYDROGRAPHY BY JOHN MECHAN ASSIST. SCALE 1/40,000 1861 (UPPER RIGHT CORNER). "No. 12" (LEFT TOP MARGIN). "REDd. DRng. BY F. FAIRFAX" (LEFT BOTTOM MARGIN). "ENGd. BY J.G. THOMPSON" (RIGHT BOTTOM MARGIN). "LITH. OF C. KNICKERBOCKER, ALBANY,N.Y." (CENTER BOTTOM MARGIN). SCALES IN STATUTE AND NAUTICAL MILES (BELOW TITLE). DATES OF EXECUTION OF THE WORK (BELOW SCALES). NOTE ON TIDE, WIND, LATITUDE AND LONGITUDE AND MAGNETIC VARIATION (BOTTOM LEFT). "SOUNDINGS" NOTES AND "ABBREVIATIONS USED IN THE BOTTOMS" (BELOW PRIOR ENTRY). SYMBOL OF THE COAST SURVEY OFFICE, WITH "VERIFIED", SIGNED BY W.R. PALMER, "CAPT. TOPL. ENGRS. ASST. C.S. IN CHARGE OF OFFICE." (BETWEEN TITLE AND SCALES TO THE RIGHT). COMPASS ROSE (AT ENTRANCE TO CURRITUCK SOUND). LONGITUDE WEST FROM GREENWICH (BOTTOM BORDER). LATITUDE (RIGHT BORDER).


DATE OF PUBLICATION : S1861
PLACE OF PUBLICATION : WASHINGTON
PUBLISHER : U.S. COAST SURVEY
LANGUAGE(S) : EN
SIZE (HEIGHT X WIDTH) : 53.4 X 41.5 CM.
SIZE - OTHER DATA : ? X ? CM. OM
SCALE - (RF) 1: : 40,000
SCALE - OTHER DATA : 3 STATUTE MILES = 11.9 CM.
LIB. OF CONGRESS # : -
Md. HALL OF RECORDS # 1 : MSA SC1399-629
HUNTINGFIELD ACQ. # 1 : B014-DHH
REGION CATEGORY : THIS MAP IS NOT IMPORTANT TO A MD/CHESAPEAKE COLLECTION (9)
SPECIAL CATEGORY(IES) : U.S.C.S CHART (4)
: VIRGINIA MAP PRIMARILY (13)
# SHEETS TO MAP : 1
MAP ORIENTATION : N IS AT THE TOP OF THE MAP
RELIEF SHOWN ? : YES
HYDROGRAPHIC DATA : SOUNDINGS ARE SHOWN IN FEET.
: SHOALS ARE SHOWN BY DOTTED LINE.
: BOTTOM CONDITIONS ARE INDICATED.
CARTOUCHE : NONE (1)
BORDER : SIMPLE FUNCTIONAL (5)
PRIME MERIDIAN(S) : GREENWICH (1)
SEE ALSO MAP #s : -
BEST INFO SOURCE : THE USCS ANNUAL REPORT TO CONGRESS FOR 1862 IS THE ONLY SOURCE FOUND.
DESCRIPTION : THIS PRELIMINARY CHART OF THE NORTH LANDING RIVER AT THE HEAD OF CURRITUCK SOUND IS NOT IMPORTANT TO A MARYLAND-CHESAPEAKE COLLECTION. IT ACCOMPANIED THE USCS ANNUAL REPORT TO CONGRESS FOR 1861 AS SKETCH No. 12.

EDITION & STATE INFO : NOT YET RESEARCHED.

HFC OWNERSHIP DATA : THE HUNTINGFIELD COLLECTION HAS A COPY ON THIN PAPER WITH SLIGHT BROWNING AT THE FOLDS. IT HAS AN ACQ. # OF B014-DHH AND A MDHR # OF MSA SC1399-629.

BIBLIGRAPHICAL REFS. : U.S. COAST SURVEY, REPORT OF THE SUPERINTENDENT OF THE COAST SURVEY SHOWING THE PROGRESS OF THE SURVEY DURING THE YEAR 1861, H.R. EX. DOC. No. 70, 37th CONGRESS, 2d. SESSION, WASHINGTON: U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, 1862, 5, 8, 12, 150, 152, 153, 156. January 20, 1992


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