A general map of the middle British colonies, in America : viz Virginia, Màriland, Dèlaware, Pensilvania, New-Jersey, New-York, Connecticut, and Rhode Island : of Aquanishuonîgy, the country of the Confederate Indians ; comprehending Aquanishounigy proper, their place of residence, Ohio and Tiuuxsoxruntie, their deer-hunting countries, Couxsaxràge and Skaniadarâde, their beaver-hunting countries ; of the lakes Erie, Ontário and Champlain, and part of New-France: wherein is shewn the antient [sic] and present seats of the Indian nations


A general map of the middle British colonies, in America

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Title:
A general map of the middle British colonies, in America : viz Virginia, Màriland, Dèlaware, Pensilvania, New-Jersey, New-York, Connecticut, and Rhode Island : of Aquanishuonîgy, the country of the Confederate Indians ; comprehending Aquanishounigy proper, their place of residence, Ohio and Tiuuxsoxruntie, their deer-hunting countries, Couxsaxràge and Skaniadarâde, their beaver-hunting countries ; of the lakes Erie, Ontário and Champlain, and part of New-France: wherein is shewn the antient [sic] and present seats of the Indian nations
Cartographer:
Evans, Lewis, 1700?-1756
Engraver:
Turner, James, -1759
Dedicatee:
Pownall, Thomas, 1722-1805
Name on Item:
by Lewis Evans ; engraved by Jas. Turner in Philadelphia
Date:
1755
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
New-York Historical Society
Collection (local):
New-York Historical Society Collection
Subjects:
United States--Maps--Early works to 1800
Canada, Eastern--Maps--Early works to 1800
Northeastern States--Maps--Early works to 1800
Places:
Northeastern United States (area)
Canada
Publisher:
[London] : Published according to act of Parliament, by Lewis Evans, June 23, 1755, and sold by R. Dodley, in Pall-Mall, London, & by the author in Philadelphia
Notes:
Prime meridian: London and Philadelphia.
Relief shown by hachures.
From Evans, L. Geographical, historical, political, philosophical and mechanical essays, Philadelphia, 1755.
Inset: A sketch of the remaining part of Ohio R. &c.
"To the honourable Thomas Pownall Esqr. Permit me, Sir, to pay you this tribute of gratitude. for the great assistance you have given me in this map ... Your most obedient, and most humble servant, Evans."
"Explanation to the italic capitals."
"The Confederates, July 19, 1701, at Albany, surrendered this their beaver-hunting country to the English ..."
"The Confederates, formerly of 5, now of 7 Nations, called by the French Iroquois, consist of 1 Caniigaes or Mohocks, 2 Onoyuts, 3 Onondagaes, 4 Cayugaes, 5 Chemandoanes or Senecas, 6 Tuscaroras, 7 Sisisogaes."
Extent:
1 map : engraving ; 50 x 67 cm, on sheet 52 x 69 cm
Scale:
Scale [ca. 1:2,250,000]
Language:
English
Identifier:
93225d_MiddleBritColonies1755_M31_2_30
Catalog Record:
https://library.nyu.edu/persistent/lcn/nyu_aleph004329531?institution=NYU&persistent
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