A Plan of Amelia Harbour and Barr in East Florida: Detail, 1794
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Title: A Plan of Amelia Harbour and Barr in East Florida: Detail Projection: Unknown Source Bounding Coordinates: W: E: N: S:
Description: A detail portion of Blamey's map of the entrance to the St. Mary's River. References to the map include a plantation house and stores (A), sand hill on the northernmost is a beacon (C), and a cluster of trees in the offing appearing like a house (D). The ruins of Fort William on Cumerland Island are shown. Digitization provided by the USF Libraries Digitization Center. Rare Maps. This is a map of the Amelia Island area showing marshes, plantations, islands, water depths and more, circa 1794. Surveyed in 1775 by Jacob Blamey, Master of His Majesty's Schooner St. John. John Perceval, Second Earl of Egmont considered the Amelia River and her naturally deep harbor to be exceptional for water transportation. Measurements.Dimensions: 59 x 40 cmMeasurements.Resolution: Scale [ca. 1:38,000] Source: Jacob Blamey, (London, : Laurie & Whittle, 1794) Map Credit: Courtesy of the Special Collections Department, University of South Florida.