A map of the middle British colonies in North America


A map of the middle British colonies in North America

Item Information

Title:
A map of the middle British colonies in North America : first published by Mr. Lewis Evans, of Philadelphia, in 1755; and since corrected and improved, as also extended, with the addition of New England, and bordering parts of Canada; from actual surveys now lying at the Board of Trade
Title (alt.):
Collection of North American maps
Creator:
Pownall, Thomas, 1722-1805
Creator:
Evans, Lewis, 1700?-1756
Creator:
Almon, John, 1737-1805
Creator:
Turner, James, d. 1759
Name on Item:
by T. Pownall, mp. ;engraved by Jas. Turner in Philadelphia.
Date:
1776
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
Boston Public Library
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center
Collection (local):
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center Collection
Subjects:
Northeastern States--Maps--Early works to 1800
Middle Atlantic States--Maps--Early works to 1800
Great Britain--Territories and possessions--Maps--Early works to 1800
Places:
Northeastern United States (area)
Middle Atlantic (area)
Publisher:
London : Printed & published according to Act of Parliament for J. Almon in Picadilly
Notes:
Relief shown pictorially.
Prime meridian: London and Philadelphia.
Includes text, list of townships, distance charts, and inset "A sketch of the remaining part of Ohio R. &c."
Conservation of this piece was funded by Lavinia Lee Witt Touchton of Tampa, Florida in memory of her father, Currie B. Witt, whose study of Benjamin Franklin was a positive influence in his life.
Boston Public Library copy in portfolio with a map of the Gulf Stream once belonging to Benjamin Franklin. Note reads: "These maps belonged to a lot brought by Dr. Franklin from Europe, and are given to this Library by Dr. Thomas Hewson Bache, 233 South 13th St., Phil. Recd. this Dr. S.A. Green."
Extent:
1 map ; 49 x 80 cm.
Scale:
Scale [ca. 1:2,350,000]
Language:
English
Identifier:
06_01_008790
Call #:
G3300 1776 .F73x
Barcode:
30000003833728
LCCN:
74693076
Terms of Use:
No known copyright restrictions.
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