Inventory of Historic Maps of Mississippi
by Paul Davis
|Title:||An accurate chart of the coast of West Florida, and the coast of Louisiana; from Sawaney River on the west coast of East Florida, to 94° 20' west longitude describing the entrance of the River Mississippi, Bay of Mobile, Pensacola Harbour, &c. / surveyed in the years 1764,5,6,7,8,9,70 & 71. by George Gauld, M.A. under the directions of the right honourable the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty.|
|Author:||Gauld, George, 1732-1782|
|Scale:||1 inch to 6 miles|
|Features:||Bays, rivers, Gulf soundings and bottom type, swamps, islands, keys, lakes, marshes, oyster reefs, communities, structures, churches, forts, Indian settlements, names of residents, plantations.|
|Comments:||Feature Note: 1820 version contains detailed cultural information along the Mississippi and Iberville Rivers in Louisiana, not contained on the original publication of 1803. |
Publisher Note: Engraved by B. Baker(1st edition). Library of Congress version is a second,1820 edition ( see link provided). An 1823 version was published by the the British Hydrographic Office as "Admiralty Chart No. 524."
Size Note: Library of Congress version is 23.4 X 30.9 inches (59.5 X 78.5 Centimeters).
Link Note: Link provided is 1820 version.
|Coverage:||Panhandle of Florida, coastal areas of Mississippi (Harrison, Jackson, Hancock Counties) and Alabama and southeastern portion of Louisiana|
|Repository:||Library of Congress, Geography and Map Division | Mississippi Department of Archives and History|
|Publisher:||William Faden, Geographer to the King|
|Size (inches):||24 x 64|