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AN/ EXACT PLAN/ of/ CHARLES-TOWN-BAR and HARBOUR.

July 17, 1776
Origin: England, London
OH: 19 7/8" x OW: 27 3/8"
Black and white line engraving with period hand color on laid paper
Museum Purchase
Acc. No. 1994-132
The title information reads: "AN/ EXACT PLAN/ of/ CHARLES-TOWN-BAR and HARBOUR./ From an Actual Survey./ London. Printed for Rob.t Sayer and Jn.o Bennett Map and Sea Chart sellers, N.o 53 Fleet Street, as the Act directs. July 17.th 1776."

The scale reads: "A Scale of three English Miles, Half a Mile to an Inch."

Below the title and scale: "What's the Depth of Water, on the Bar, at Low Water, Neap-Tides./ Answer, 12 1/2 Feet./ What Depth of Water, high Water, on the Bar, Neap-Tides./ Answer, 17 1/2 Feet./ What Depth of Water, on the Bar, at Low Water, Spring-Tides./ Answer, 11 1/2 Feet./ What Depth of Water, at High Water, Spring-Tides./ Answer, 19 Feet./ What's the Course in a Streight Line, in & out from the Beacon./ Answer, the Course Mid.Channel is West, Southerly in as far as/ the Lower Beacon, now stands not being fixed at the place, first/ Stated by Capt. William White and John Tuke./ The Course to the upper Beacon is W.1/2 N. the course out East Northly."