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Map of plantations at the Essequibo River


Map of plantations at the Essequibo River

Burght, J. van der

Title Leupe: Kaart van de Westkust Essequebo, strekkende van de gronden behoorende aan den heer J. Kip, tot de punt van de rivier Bouwerone enz .

This map shows the results of a survey of 4 lots to the west (above on the map) of the Essequibo River and between the Waraussi and Iterbicie creeks.

This survey was originally requested from J.F. de Saffon, but eventually conducted by Jan van der Burght.

The lots turn out to measure 3550 Surinamese acres (1526,5 hectares).

A list to the right of the map identifies the lots depicted.

The map is signed on 9 July 1767.

Scale-bar of 100 Chains = 79 ‘strepen’.

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