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Place of creation
Printed and sold by Thomas Bowles, John Bowles, and I. King
Scope and content
The map represents the eastern coast of America with a statement on the postal system in North America concerning schedule, distance and post offices (top right). The reference to the postal system on North America might be one of the earliest on a map.
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Credit Library and Archives Canada.
Imprint, lower left: "Printed and sold by Tho: Bowles next ye Chapter House in St. Pauls church-yard, John Bowles at the Black Horse in Cornhill, and by I. King at ye Globe in ye Poultrey near Stocks Market." --Kershaw, vol. 2, entry 331, state E
Dedication: "To the Honourable Walter Dowglass, esqr., constituted Captain General and Chief Governor of all ye leeward islands in America by her late Majesty Queen Anne in ye year 1711. This map is most humbly dedicated by your most humble servant Herman Moll Geogr., 1715."
Insets: the Gulf of Mexico; a map of the improved part of Carolina with the settlements &c.; a map of the principal part of North America; a draught of ye town and harbour of Charles-Town; a view of ye industry of ye beavers of Canada...
Citation / reference note
Kershaw, vol. 2, entry 331, state E
Availability of other formats note
The microfiche version is NMC 21061
Dates of creation note
Varying form of title
North America - Maps - Early works to 1800.
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