Download e-book for iPad: American Geographers, 1784-1812: A Bio-Bibliographical Guide by Ben A. Smith

By Ben A. Smith

ISBN-10: 0313323364

ISBN-13: 9780313323362

The 1st significant paintings to spot the unique iteration of yankee geographers—teachers, writers, surveyors, cartographers, engravers, and others—who made major contributions to the sector of geography through the early years of the republic. As such, it represents a strong examine device for students drawn to studying approximately this team and the goods in their labors.A finished and inclusive reference paintings, this publication depicts the people who engaged within the institution and outline of the U.S.. It contains info on those that have been excited by actions that ended in a extraordinary physique of knowledge, maps, and literature of a geographic nature concerning the nation.

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Assisted by George Burchmore & William Ropes, 3rd.  (np).  Chart of the harbours of Marblehead, Beverly and Manchester from a survey taken in the years 1804, 5 & 6 by Nathaniel Bowditch AM, AAS, assisted by Geo.  (np).  In 1807 he was lost at sea while on his way from Boston to Trinidad. 5cm.  16p. 5cm.  Like many of those who contributed to knowledge of America’s geography, no other publications nor a biography are to be found by or about Cahoone. Blunt.  219).  Engraved by Joseph Callendar and Samuel Hill.

Washington: Government Printing Office. 5cm.  Navy Department. 5cm.  287p.  27cm.  As above­ 621–716, 739–945p.  739–949p.  278–289, 415–835p.  429–849p.  429–852p.  386p.  316–319, 387p.  His map of the post roads differs significantly from earlier maps in that it was not copied from other cartographic works.  70–71). 219).  Found by the author in the South Caroliniana Library at the University of South Carolina, Columbia.  22×39cm.  20×38cm.  & principal rivers.  3 single sheets.  Map of the United States, exhibiting the post roads, the situations, connections & distances of the post offices, stage roads, counties, ports of entry and delivery for foreign vessels and the principal rivers.

Blunt. Blunt.  Newburyport: (np). 5cm.  Mercator projection, obliquely oriented. Scale 1:1,000,000.  12cm.  It was also the first comprehensive road map of Virginia.  Richmond: To the General Assembly of Virginia…by their Fellow Citizens, James Madison, William Prentis, William Davis, Proprietors.  That prompted him to write his American Practical Navigator which became the standard for American navigation.  From 1805 through 1807 he made a survey of Salem, Marblehead, Beverly, and Manchester, Massachusetts.

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