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Author Hutchings, John, cooper.
Title A view of Collect Pond and its vicinity in the City of New York in 1793 : on which pond the first boat propelled by steam with paddle wheels or screw propellers was constructed by John Fitch, six years before Robert Fulton ... / by John Hutchings.
Imprint Williamsburgh, L. Island, [N.Y.] : John Hutchings, No. 3 Wesley Place, 1846.
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 Schwarzman Building - Map Division - Rm 117  Map Div. 00-360    AVAILABLE  USE IN LIBRARY

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Cartographic Data Scale not given.
Description 1 map ; 20 x 14 cm., on sheet 40 x 50 cm.
Note Relief shown by hachures and depth by soundings.
"Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1846 by John Hutchings in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the Southern District of N.Y."
Includes descriptive text and ill. pertaining to the origins of steam navigation.
Probably extracted from a book; originally folded to 21 cm.
Subject Fitch, John, 1743-1798.
Collect Pond (New York, N.Y.) -- Maps.
Ponds -- New York (State) -- New York -- Maps.
Manhattan (New York, N.Y.) -- Maps.
Steam-navigation -- History.
Note At head of title: "Honor to whom honor is due" : origin of steam navigation
Donor/Sponsor Rose Fund.
National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for Access to Early Maps of the Middle Atlantic Seaboard.
Call No. Map Div. 00-360 [Filed with NYC 1793]
Research Call Number Map Div. 00-360 [Filed with NYC 1793]