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Map of the Provinces of Canada, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Newfoundland and Prince Edward Island, with a large section of the United States and exhibiting the boundary of the British dominions in North America according to the treaties of 1842 & 6 [cartographic material] / compiled from the latest and most approved astronomical observations and recent surveys by Joseph Bouchette, Dept. Survr. Ge
[Canada] New York
Place of creation
Office of the Registrar of the Province of Canada ; Clerks Office of the District of the Southern District of New York
Original can be viewed in the presence o
f an early cartographic archivist.
Credit Library and Archives Canada. Copyright expired.
Includes list of authorities consulted in the construction of the map, table of statistics of the British North American provicne, legend and a decorative border.
Relief shown by hachures.
Includes 5 inset maps: The British Dominions in North America -- Map of the Niagara District / by Joseph Bouchette -- Map of Lake Superior / rendered from hydrographic surveys by Capt Bayfield, R.N. -- Map of Newfoundland / by Joseph Bouchette -- Environs of Montreal / by Joseph Bouchette.
Also shows McAdamised and post roads, canals, railroads and proposed railroads.
This map is by Joseph Bouchette junior (1800-1881), probably based on the work of his father, Joseph Bouchette senior (1774-1841).
Physical condition note
Preferred citation note
2. United States - New England - Maps.
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