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A new map of part of the United States of North America [cartographic material]  exhibiting the Western Territory, Kentucky, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia &c also, the Lake Superior, Michigan, Huron, Ontario & Erie with Upper and Lower Canada &c /


April 1811



Place of creation



J. Cary

1 map : hand col. ; 44 x 50 cm on sheet 54 x 64 cm.

Scope and content

Map covers area from Lake Superior south along the Mississippi River as far as Kentucky and Tennessee. Extends eastward to include the western territory, Virginia, Pennsylvania, Ontario and parts of New York, North Carolina and maryland

Cartographic material
90: Open
Original can be viewed in the presence o
f an early cartographic archivist.
Cartographic material
Microfiche NMC175344
90: Open
Item no. (creator)
Alexander E. MacDonald Canadiana Collection # 223
Cartographic material
90: Open
223 Item no. assigned by LAC 223
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 information

Relief shown by hachures.

Longitude west from London.

"London Published by J. cary, Engraver & Map Seller, No 181 Strand, April 1811"

On Verso: "56" in upper right corner.

From Cary's New Universal Atlas, 1811, no 56.

Physical condition note
Several pieces of masking tape applied to back cneter section of map.

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

Citation / reference note
LeGear, Entry 6031, no 56.

Copy / version note
The microfiche version is NMC 175344.

Subject heading

1. United States - Maps - Early works, 1801-1850.
2. Lower Canada - Maps - Early works, 1801-1850.
3. Upper Canada - Maps - Early works, 1801-1850.
4. Great Lake Region - Maps - Early works, 1801-1850.
5. North America - Maps - Early works, 1801-1850.


Other system control no.