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[Franklin-Folger chart of the Gulf Stream].

[Franklin-Folger chart of the Gulf Stream].

 
 
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Summary

Shows the Gulf Stream.
Publication authorized by Benjamin Franklin and Timothy Folger.
Gulf Stream information overprinted on: A new and exact chart of Mr. E. Wrights projection, rut. Mercators chart, con. ye sea coast of Europe, Africa & America, from ye Isles of Orkney to Cape Bona Esperance & Hudsons Bay to ye straits of Magellan, according to ye observations of Capt. E. Halley, fellow of ye R.S. / to the Rt. Honble., ye Principle Officers & Commissioners of His Majesties Navy ; this chart is most humbly dedicated and presented by their most obedient faithfull servants John Mount & Th. Page ; H. Moll fecit.
Includes text and inset of "The sea coast from Rio de la Plata to Terra del Fuego &c."
Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
LC copy has 3 red, black, and blue stamps below base map title.
Acquisitions control no.: 14-88.
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Date

01/01/1768
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Contributors

Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790.
Folger, Timothy.
Wright, Edward, 1558?-1615.
Halley, Edmond, 1656-1742.
Moll, Herman, -1732.
Jno. Mount and Tho. Page.
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Public Domain