A map of the British and French dominions in North America : with the roads, distances, limits, and extent of the settlements


A map of the British and French dominions in North America

Item Information

Title:
A map of the British and French dominions in North America : with the roads, distances, limits, and extent of the settlements
Creator:
Mitchell, John, 1711-1768
Publisher:
Cóvens et Mortier
Name on Item:
by Jno. Mitchell, D.F. with improvements
Date:
[1755–1761]
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
Boston Athenaeum
Collection (local):
Cartographic Collection
Subjects:
North America--Maps--Early works to 1800
British--America--Maps--Early works to 1800
Maps--North America--1750-1760
Maps--North America--1760-1770
Places:
North America (area)
Publisher:
At Amsterdam : Printed for I. Covens and C. Mortier
Notes (citation):
Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 44
Notes:
Relief shown pictorially.
Second Dutch edition.
From: Cóvens and Mortier. Atlas nouveau, contenant les parties du mond [1683-1761] v.9, no. 47-50.
Map covers the area from James Bay to the Gulf of Mexico and from the Atlantic coast to the Great Plains. It shows provinces, some counties, numerous towns and cities, frontier settlements, forts, roads, distances between major towns, rivers and lakes, portages, waterfalls, Indian villages and tribal territory, English "Factories" among the Indians mineral deposits, early routes of exploration, a few battlegrounds, and relief. Also shown are the fishing grounds in the North Atlantic and channels in the St. Lawrence River and the Great Lakes. The map includes numerous historical and descriptive notes, references to symbols, and insets.
Insets: A new map of Hudson's Bay and Labrador from the late surveys of those coasts -- Plan de la ville de Quebec -- Plan du port et ville de Louisbourg dans l'Isle Royale -- Plan of the town of Halifax in Nova Scotia.
Includes text.
Notes (object):
Hand colored.
Extent:
1 map : col. ; 133 x 191 cm., sheet 135 x 197 cm.
Scale:
Scale ca. 1:2,000,000
Language:
English
Barcode:
31807008489800
Catalog Record:
http://catalog.bostonathenaeum.org/vwebv/holdingsInfo?bibId=91863
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