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A new map of the north parts of America claimed by France under ye names of Louisiana, Mississippi, Canada and New France with ye adjoining territories of England and Spain [cartographic material] 





Place of creation



H. Moll]

1 map : ill., hand col., 59 x 100 cm on sheet 66 x 104 cm.

Scope and content

Map shows the Great lakes as: Frontenac Lake (or Ontario); Irrie lake (or chat); Huron Lake (or Michigane); Ilinese Lake (or Michigan) and Upper Lake.

Cartographic material
90: Open
Original can be viewed in the presence o
f an early cartographic archivist. Microfiche version is open
Cartographic material
Microfiche NMC191036
90: Open
Item no. (creator)
Alexander E. MacDonald Canadiana Collection # 170
Cartographic material
90: Open
Item no. assigned by LAC
170 Item no. assigned by LAC 170
90: Open
Archival reference no.
Other accession no.
80101/245 CA

Terms of use

Credit: Library and Archives Canada. Copyright expired.

Additional name(s)

Additional information

Relief shown pictorially.

Includes notes and illustration of " The Indian Fort Sasquesahanok."

Includes insets: The harbour of Annapolis Royal. Scale [ca. 1: 1 584 000] -- A map of ye mouth of Mississipi [i.e. Mississippi] and Mobile Rivers &c. Scale [ca. 1:1 900 800].

"To Thomas Bromsall esq. this map of Louisana, Mississippi &c is most humbly dedicated by H. Moll, geographer."

"The Projection of this map is called Mercator's and it is laid down according t the newest and most exact observations by H. Moll, geographer, 1720."

"Sold by H. Moll over against Devereux Court between Temple Bar and St. Clements Church in the Strand where you may have his new and complete Atlas or set of twenty-seven two sheet maps bound or single. All compos'd and done according to the newest most exact observations. Sold by Thos. Bowles next ye chapter House in St. pauls Church Yard, John King at ye Globe in ye Poultrey near Stocks Market and John Bowles at the Black Horse in Cornhill."

Prime meridian London.

Physical condition note
Torn along bottom right fold line. Has adhesive tape along the back edges.

Custodial history
Part of the Alexander E. MacDonald Canadiana Collection purchased by the Public Archives of Canada in 1981.

Related materials
From Herman Moll's " The world described; or A new and correct sett of maps" see G1015 .M65 1765 (Amicus no 26306119).

Citation / reference note
Philips, Philip Lee. "A List of Geographical Atlases in the Library of Congress", vol. 1, page 310, entry 554, plate 9,.

Availability of other formats note
The microfiche version is NMC 191036

Subject heading

1. North America - Maps - Early works to 1800.
2. Canada - Maps - Early works to 1800.


Other system control no.

Related control no.

1. Alexander E. MacDonald Canadiana Collection # 170
2. 80101/245 CA
3. 80101/245; item 170