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United States of America [cartographic material] / 





Place of creation

United States


H.C. Carey & I. Lea

1 map : hand col. ; 41 x 52 cm on sheet 45 x 56 cm.
Cartographic material
90: Open
Original can be viewed in the presence o
f an early cartographic archivist.
Cartographic material
Microfiche NMC175476
90: Open
Item no. (creator)
Alexander E. MacDonald Canadiana Collection # 623.
Cartographic material
90: Open
623 Item no. assigned by LAC 623
90: Open
Archival reference no.
Other accession no.
80101/245 CA
Local class no.

Terms of use

Credit Library and Archives Canada. Copyright expired.

Additional name(s)

Additional information

Relief shown by hachures.

Longitude West from London. Longitude west from Washington.

"No 5" appears in upper right margin.

Engraved by B. Tanner appears in bottom right margin.

From H.C. Carey & I. Lea's " Complete historical, chronological, and geographical American atlas, being a guide to the history of North and South America, and the West Indies : exhibiting an accurate account of the discovery, settlement, and progress of their various kingdoms, states, provinces, &c ... to the year 1822 : according to the plan of Le Sage's atlas, and intended as a companion to Lavoisne's improvement of that celebrated work.

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

Citation / reference note
Phillips, Entry 1373a, no 5.

Copy / version note
The microfiche version is NMC 175476.

Exhibitions note
This map was part of an exhibition held at The Royal Ontario Museum, March and April 1956 entitled Over the Rockies: The Discovery & Mapping of the Canadian West 1700-1886 showcasing MacDonald's Collection.

Subject heading

United States - Maps.