A new map of the western parts of Virginia, Pennsylvania, Maryland and North Carolina


A new map of the western parts of Virginia, Pennsylvania, Maryland and North Carolina

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Title:
A new map of the western parts of Virginia, Pennsylvania, Maryland and North Carolina : comprehending the river Ohio, and all the rivers, which fall into it; part of the river Mississippi, the whole of the Illinois River, Lake Erie; part of the lakes Huron, Michigan &c. and all the country bordering on these lakes and rivers
Description:
Published in November 1778, Hutchins' map was the first to display in detail the area west of the Appalachian Mountains and east of the Mississippi River. Hutchins based his map on first-hand observations of the area, and surveyed parts of the region himself. He also included descriptions of the natural features, plant-life and animals found in the region, known as "trans-Appalachia.
Creator:
Hutchins, Thomas, 1730-1789
Engraver:
Cheevers, T.
Name on Item:
by Thos. Hutchins ;engrav'd by T. Cheevers.
Date:
1778
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
Richard H. Brown Revolutionary War Map Collection
Collection (local):
Richard H. Brown Revolutionary War Map Collection
Subjects:
Ohio River Valley--Maps--Early works to 1800
Mississippi River Valley--Maps--Early works to 1800
Places:
Mississippi River
Publisher:
London : T. Hutchins
Notes:
Relief shown pictorially and by hachures.
Prime meridian: Philadelphia and London.
Includes historical and descriptive notes.
Extent:
1 map : hand col. ; 91 x 107 cm.
Scale:
Scale [ca. 1:1,300,000]
Language:
English
Identifier:
06_01_009624
Terms of Use:
No known copyright restrictions.
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