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A map of North America with the European settlements & whatever else is remarkable in ye West Indies from the latest and best observations [cartographic material] 

Date(s)

1745]

Place of creation

England

1 map : b.&w. ; 37 x 46 cm on sheet 41 x 50 cm.

Scope and content

Detailed map of North America showing California as an Island. The mapping of the Mississippi and its tributaries is extremely detailed and includes a number of settlements. The treatment of the Red River and Missouri River are also unusual.

Cartographic material
90: Open
Original can be viewed in the presence o
f an early cartographic archivist
Cartographic material
Microfiche NMC175485
90: Open
Item no. (creator)
Alexander E. MacDonald Canadiana Collection # 212
Cartographic material
90: Open
Volume
212 Item no. assigned by LAC 212
90: Open
Archival reference no.
Other accession no.
80101/245 CA
Local class no.
H3/1000/[1784]

Terms of use

Copyright expired..
Credit Library and Archives Canada.

Additional name(s)

Additional information

Relief shown by hachures.

Includes legend depicting European cities, towns, Indian towns, forts and castles.

"R.W. Seale, delin et sculp." appears in bottom right margin

Longitude west from London.

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

Cartographic math data
Scale indeterminate (W 140°--W 40°/N 66°--N 3°)

Availability of other formats note
The microfiche version is NMC 175485

Subject heading

1. North America - Maps - Early works to 1800.

Private

Other system control no.

3944286