This is a linen copy of the Jeffries 1816 chart held in the State Library of New South Wales. The original is held in the Hydrographic Office, Taunton United Kingdom, under the following title:
E186 Aust Folio 1 Part of the hunters River, 1816 (High Street, (Watt St) Lighthouse (Beacon) also three mine entrances to the south of Flagstaff Hill shown) Ship wreck Dundee lost 1812, Commandants Farm at Cottage Creek .Coal Yards and two lead lights shown at Watt St Wharf. Survey is by Lieutenant Jefferies commander of the Brig Kangaroo, March 1816. Scale is marked 1/2 “to the mile and an Insert of an Eye sketch of Crooks Haven Jervis Bay is included.
This information was provided by Doug Lithgow, who visit the Hydrographic Office in 2008 and viewed the original. See his report here: https://hunterlivinghistories.com/2018/12/14/hydrographic/
With regards to the State Library of NSW linen copy see site: https://search.sl.nsw.gov.au/primo-explore/fulldisplay?docid=SLNSW_ALMA2190558770002626&context=L&vid=SLNSW&search_scope=EEA&tab=default_tab&lang=en_US
Part of Hunter’s River [cartographic material] : (or the Coal River) / surveyed by Lieut C. Jeffries (a) Commander of H. M. G. Brig. Kangaroo.
Jeffreys, Charles, 1782-1826
1 ms. map : col., tracing ; 33 x 25 cm, on sheet 37 x 30 cm.
Nautical charts — New South Wales — Hunter River
Rivers — New South Wales — Maps
Hunter River (N.S.W.) — Maps
Hunter River Region (N.S.W.) — Maps
“Lat 32°56’36” S Long 151°41’30” of anchorage”
Relief shown pictorially and soundings. Shows channels, navigational hazards, town high street, coal yards, light house commandants farm and sites of wrecks: Brig Nautilus lost 1816, H.M.C. Schooner Est [a]nina lost 1816, Ship Dundee lost 1812.
Tracing of original manuscript map.
Online images available via the State Library of NSW at: http://acms.sl.nsw.gov.au/album/albumView.aspx?itemID=1255750&acmsid=0 ; Digital order number c02507.
Mitchell Library copy: Mounted on linen.
Transferred from: F14/1.
Selected for Digitisation 2013.
Scale [ca. 1:12 672] 2 1/2 in. = 1/2 mile (E 150°45’04″/S 32°29’54”)
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