A map of the British and French dominions in North America : with the roads, distances, limits, and extent of the settlements, humbly inscribed to the Right Honourable the Earl of Halifax, and the other Right Honourable the Lords Commissioners for Trade & Plantations


A map of the British and French dominions in North America

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Title:
A map of the British and French dominions in North America : with the roads, distances, limits, and extent of the settlements, humbly inscribed to the Right Honourable the Earl of Halifax, and the other Right Honourable the Lords Commissioners for Trade & Plantations
Cartographer:
Mitchell, John, 1711-1768
Engraver:
Kitchin, Thomas, 1718-1784
Bookseller:
Millar, Andrew, 1705-1768
Name on Item:
by their Lordships most obliged and very humble servant, Jno. Mitchell. Tho: Kitchin, sculp.
Date:
[1755]
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
New-York Historical Society
Collection (local):
New-York Historical Society Collection
Subjects:
Indians of North America--Maps--Early works to 1800
United States--Maps--Early works to 1800
Canada--Maps--Early works to 1800
North America--Maps--Early works to 1800
France--Colonies--North America--Maps--Early works to 1800
England--Colonies--North America--Maps--Early works to 1800
Places:
United States
North America (area)
Canada
Publisher:
[London] : Publish'd by the Author Febry. 13th. 1755 according to Act of Parliament, and sold by And. Miller [sic], opposite Katherine [sic] Street in the Strand
Notes (citation):
LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 37
Holmden, H.R. Catalogue of maps, plans and charts, 267
Kershaw, K.A. Early printed maps of Canada, 349
Notes:
Relief shown pictorially.
Dedication: Humbly inscribed to the Right Honourable the Earl of Halifax and the other Right Honourable the Lords Commissioners for Trade & Plantations.
First impression of 1st ed.--Kershaw.
Cartouche includes sketch of small port, and symbols of economic activity such as fishing nets, beaver, corn.
Inset: A New map of Hudson's Bay and Labrador from the late surveys of those coasts.
Shows forts, fortifications, and Indian towns and forts.
Prime meridian: London.
Extent:
1 map on 8 sheets : col., joined ; 135 x 191 cm, on sheets 72 x 51 cm
Scale:
Scale [ca. 1:2 000 000]
Language:
English
Identifier:
78539_MitchellMapOfNorthAmerica
Catalog Record:
https://library.nyu.edu/persistent/lcn/nyu_aleph004281900?institution=NYU&persistent
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