The Resource Frederick county, surveyed and drawn under the direction of John Wood, 1820

Frederick county, surveyed and drawn under the direction of John Wood, 1820

Label
Frederick county
Title
Frederick county
Statement of responsibility
surveyed and drawn under the direction of John Wood, 1820
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Note
Forms part of Board of Public Works records, see VASV89-A2 for agency history, see VASV90-A3289 for series description.
Member of
Is part of
Action
Received,
Cataloging source
Vi
Citation location within source
419
Citation source
Swem
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Special format characteristics
manuscript
Label
Frederick county, surveyed and drawn under the direction of John Wood, 1820
Publication
Note
  • John Wood was contracted with by Governor Wilson C. Nicholas in 1816 to carry out surveys of Virginia's counties and to prepare from these surveys a map of the state. The maps, "designed for the use of the Executive," were to be deposited in the office of the secretary of the board of public works, to "be at all times open to the access of the Executive, or of any member of the General Assembly." (29 Va. Acts 1816-1817) When Wood died in 1822, Herman Böye completed the project, which resulted in the state map published in 1827. It was corrected by Lewis von Buchholtz in the edition of 1859
  • One in the series of county maps preliminary to Böye's nine-sheet map of Virginia, published in 1827
  • Relief shown pictorially
  • Pen and ink, watercolor
  • Shows water systems, mountains, roads, ferries, mills, furnace, towns, churches, and some houses and owners
  • Additional information: courses and distances, in poles, of boundary of Frederick County, with observations
  • Original at the University of Virginia
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  • The Library of Virginia
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Scale [1:63,360] "One Mile = One Inch."
Dimensions
ca. 101.5 x 148 cm.
Extent
1 map
Note
Negative and positive photostats, each in 12 parts, 36 x 50.5 cm and smaller.
Other physical details
photocopy
Physical medium
paper
Positive negative aspect
mixed polarity
Production reproduction details
photocopy
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000488432
Specific material designation
map
Type of reproduction
other

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