The provinces of New York, and New Jersey, : with part of Pensilvania [sic], and the province of Quebec


The provinces of New York, and New Jersey,

Item Information

Title:
The provinces of New York, and New Jersey, : with part of Pensilvania [sic], and the province of Quebec
Description:
Subject: Map of New York state and New Jersey, showing their former boundary lines. Shows present day western New York as "Coughsaghrage or The beaver hunting country of the Confederate Indians." Also shows part of Quebec, New England, and the Middle Atlantic states. Cartouche at lower right shows a river scene with sailboats.
Creator:
Pownall, Thomas, 1722-1805
Surveyor:
Holland, Samuel, 1728-1801
Publisher:
Broenner, Harry Lodowick
Engraver:
Contger, Henry
Name on Item:
Drawn by Major Holland, surveyor general, of the northern district in America. Corrected and improved, from the original materials, by Governr. Pownall, member of Parliament. ; Hen. Contger sculp Mog.
Date:
1777
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
American Antiquarian Society
Collection (local):
American Antiquarian Society Collection
Subjects:
New York (State)--Maps
New Jersey--Maps
New York (N.Y.)--Maps
Hudson River (N.Y. and N.J.)--Maps
Perth Amboy (N.J.)--Maps
Québec (Province)--Maps
Places:
Hudson River
New Jersey
CanadaQuebec (province)
New YorkNew York
Publisher:
[Frankfurt] : Published by Harry Lodowick Broenner, book-seller to Frankfort upon the Mayn.
Notes:
Relief shown by hachures and pictorially. Depths shown by soundings.
Insets: A plan of the city of New York. -- A chart of the mouth of Hudsons River, from Sandy Hook to New York. -- Plan of Amboy with its environs from an actual survey.
"According to an observation taken at New York by Mr. Burnet in 1723."
Extent:
1 map on 2 sheets : engraving, hand colored ; 133 x 52 cm., on sheets 71 x 54 cm.
Scale:
Scale [ca. 1:660,000]
Language:
English
Catalog Record:
http://catalog.mwa.org/vwebv/holdingsInfo?bibId=487523
Terms of Use:
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