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Preliminary chart of James River, Virginia from Richmond to City Point, including the Appomattox River from Petersburg to the junction

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. Farley and W.P. Trowbridge Lieut. U.S. Engs. Assists. ; topography by J. Seib & S.A. Wainwright Sub-Assts. ; hydrography by the party under the command of Lieut. R. Wainwright, U.S.N. Assist.
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Online; Map; Government Document
Description
1 map ; 69 x 74 cm. on sheet 77 x 88 cm.
Variant title
James River, Virginia from Richmond to City Point, including the Appomattox River from Petersburg to the Junction
Mathematical info
Scale 1:40,000
(W 77⁰28ʹ--W 77⁰12ʹ/N 37⁰32ʹ--N 37⁰12ʹ).
Published
[Washington, D.C.] : U.S. Coast Survey, 1855.
Notes
Shows parts of Richmond and Petersburg, Virginia.
Depths shown by shading and soundings.
Relief shown by hachures.
"Red'd. drng. by W.T. Martin ; Engd. by W. Langran & App. F.W. Benner"-Lower margin.
Oriented with north to right.
Includes description of bars in the James River and Appomattox River, and notes on soundings and tides.
Cited in
Swem, E.G. Maps Relating to Virginia, no. 851.
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Number "402" handwritten at upper right corner. Generally soiled; linen backed.
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