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Map of a parcel at the Saramacca River


Map of a parcel at the Saramacca River

Bernhardi, Heinrich Ludwig Ditloff

Title Leupe: Kaart van twee stukken land, geleegen aan de rivier Saramacca aan de Linker hand in het opvaren. Lett. H. H.

This map shows a parcel along the Saramacca River belonging to C. Hall. The survey shows the land measures 500 Surinamese acres (215 hectares). This map was signed on 7 May 1801 and acknowledged on 15 May 1801.

The opening up of plantations along this river commenced in 1790, at the instigation of newly appointed Governor Juriaan François de Friderici.

Scale-bar of 200 chains of 66 Rhineland feet = 245 ‘strepen’.

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