Title page of 1804 monograph "The American Coast Pilot"

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Title page of 1804 monograph "The American Coast Pilot"

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This book was the fourth edition of a navigation guide to the East Coast of the United States that belonged to Captain Daniel Clough. Captain Clough was a sea captain that lived in Blue Hill and piloted vessels out of Blue Hill, including the Magnolia. The book, authored by Captain Lawrence Furlong, gives courses and distances between major harbors, capes, and headlands along the East Coast and also latitudes, longitudes, and a tide table. It was published pursuant to an Act of Congress in Newburyport, Massachusetts and printed by Edmund Blunt.

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  • Title: Title page of 1804 monograph "The American Coast Pilot"
  • Creator: Edmund Blunt
  • Creation Date: 1804
  • Subject Date: 1804
  • Town: Blue Hill
  • County: Hancock
  • State: ME
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Dimensions: 23.2 cm x 14.6 cm x 5.1 cm
  • Collection: private collection
  • Object Type: Text

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