Delaware, at the time of the ratification of the Constitution, from a 1787 original in the Library of Congress at Washington.

Description

Map of the Delmarva Peninsula and the surrounding area at the time of the ratification of the Constitution, showing and identifying towns, counties, rivers, creeks, inlets, bays, lighthouses, sand bars, and capes. Scale [ca. 1:622,600] (10 miles to the inch).

Physical Description

1 map : some hand col. ; 57 x 44 cm.

Creation Information

Churchman, John 1937.

Context

This map is part of the collection entitled: Abilene Library Consortium and was provided by the Hardin-Simmons University Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 348 times, with 7 in the last month. More information about this map can be viewed below.

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Publisher

  • Geological Survey (U.S.)
    Publisher Info: Reprinted 1937, by U.S. Geological Survey.
    Place of Publication: [Washington, D.C.]

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Description

Map of the Delmarva Peninsula and the surrounding area at the time of the ratification of the Constitution, showing and identifying towns, counties, rivers, creeks, inlets, bays, lighthouses, sand bars, and capes. Scale [ca. 1:622,600] (10 miles to the inch).

Physical Description

1 map : some hand col. ; 57 x 44 cm.

Notes

Reprint with original title: "To the American Philosophical Society, this map of the peninsula between Delaware & Chesopeak Bays with the said bays and shores adjacent drawn from the most accurate surveys is humbly inscribed by John Churchman."

"Scale of British statute miles."

"The proposed canals are described by dotted lines."

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  • Accession or Local Control No: HSU-0307002083896
  • Accession or Local Control No: 8.A.2
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth493086

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Abilene Library Consortium

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Jesse Wallace Williams Map Collection

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Creation Date

  • 1937

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  • Sept. 14, 2014, 9:49 a.m.

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  • Jan. 9, 2015, 9:32 a.m.

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  • N:40.158585, E:-74.763657, S: 36.860578, W:-77.320724

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Churchman, John. Delaware, at the time of the ratification of the Constitution, from a 1787 original in the Library of Congress at Washington., map, 1937; [Washington, D.C.]. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth493086/: accessed January 29, 2023), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Hardin-Simmons University Library.

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