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Plan of Amelia Island in East Florida

Plan of Amelia Island in East Florida

Descriptive Summary

Title: Plan of Amelia Island in East Florida
Creator: Fuller, William, Captain
Inclusive Dates: 1770
Language: English
Extent: 1 item(s)
Extent: 3 maps : color ; on one sheet 53 x 63 cm.
Collection Number: hmap1770f7
Repository: Hargrett Map Collection

Collection Description

Scope and Content

Alternate title: Chart of the entrance into St. Mary's River; Alternate title: Chart of the mouth of Nassau River; Relief shown pictorially and by hachures. Depths shown by soundings; Hand colored; Dedication in cartouche: "To the Right Honourable John Earl of Egmont &c. this plate is most humbly inscribed by his lordship's most obedient, humble servant, Willm. Fuller"; At upper right: View of the entrance into St. Mary's River; Insets: left border, Plan of Amelia Island, Taken from DeBrahm's Map of South Carolina & Georgia: scale: 3 miles = ca. 2 15/16 inches; Bottom right, A chart of the mouth of Nassau River...by Captn. W. Fuller: scale: 3 miles = ca. 5 13/16 inches; Imprint is on lower outside margin; Phillips, Atlases, Vol. I, 1208, no. 26 [see also 1337, no. 29]; In: Faden, W. The North American Atlas, selected from the most authentic maps, charts...copy B. London, for W. Faden, 1777. no. 26; DeRenne, 1212; Publication: [London] : Thomas Jefferys, 1770


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Preferred Citation note

Plan of Amelia Island in East Florida, hmap1770f7, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Amelia Island (Fla.) -- Maps -- Early works to 1800.
Harbors -- Florida -- Amelia Island -- Maps -- Early works to 1800.
Maps.
Nautical charts -- Florida -- Amelia Island -- Early works to 1800.

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hmap1770f7Plan of Amelia Island in East Florida : north point of Amelia Island lyes in 30:55 north latitude 80:23 w. longitude from London, taken from De Brahm's Map of South Carolina & Georgia ; A chart of the entrance into St. Mary's River, taken by Captn. W. Fuller in November 1769 ; A chart of the mouth of Nassau River with the bar and the soundings on it, taken at low water by Captn. W. Fuller., 1770 Access Online