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A map of the island of St. John: In the Gulf of St. Laurence [cartographic material] / divided into counties & parishes and the lots, as granted by Governement to which are added the soundings round the coast & harbours /





Place of creation



R. Sayer & J. Bennett

1 map : hand col. ; 35 x 69 cm on sheet 40 x 73 cm.

Scope and content

Shows present day Prince Edward Island.

Cartographic material
90: Open
Original can be viewed in the presence o
f an early cartographic archivist.
Archival reference no.
Other accession no.
80101/245 CA
Local class no.
H3 204 1775 copy 3

Terms of use

Credit Library and Archives Canada. Copyright expired.

Additional information

Published as the Act directed, April 6, 1775.

Includes index to "The counties of the respective divisions of the Island of St. John -- List of lots and proprietors names -- index map showing the island in the Guld of St. Laurence.

Upper right margin XIII.

On verso: Upper right corner text: Island of St. John.

Alexander E. MacDonald Canadiana Collection #558

From the authors's The American Atlas, 1776.

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

Citation / reference note
Phillips " A List of Maps of America in the Library of Congress", vol. 2, p 725-726.

Copy / version note
For microfiche version see NMC 1851.
LAC holds 3 othe copies: see Miakn 4199191 (copies 1-2)and G/1106/.P5N6/1779 #13(NMC 1852, NMC 51693, NMC 51694)

Subject heading

1. Prince Edward Island - Maps - Early works beofre 1800.
2. Prince Edward Island - Administrative and political divisions - Maps - Early works to 1800.