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The English empire in America, Newfoundland, Canada, Hudsons Bay & c in plano [cartographic material] / 


ca. 1701-1709]

Place of creation


1 map : mounted on paper, hand col. ; 21 x 27 cm.

Scope and content

Interesting early English Map of the Colonies, extending from Davies Straites to Florida and Cuba, centered on the British possessions in North America.

Cartographic material
90: Open
Original can be viewed in the presence o
f an early cartographic archivist.
Cartographic material
Microfiche NMC175353
90: Open
Item no. (creator)
Alexander E. MacDonald Canadiana Collection Item# 172
Cartographic material
90: Open
172 Item no. assigned by LAC 172
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

Includes compass rose with rhumb lines.

Text on verso partially covered by paper mounting.Map appears to have been trimmed.

Relief shown pictorially.

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

Cartographic math note
Bar scale in English and french leagues. 20 leagues in one D(egree)

Citation / reference note
Phillips, Entry 553, no 37.
Phillips, Entry 536, no 161.
Phillips, Entry 3481, no 38.
McCorkle, Entry 701.1

Availability of other formats note
The microfiche version is NMC 175353.

Subject heading

1. Early works to 1800. Canada, Eastern
2. Atlantic States - Maps - Early works to 1800.
3. Newfoundland and Labrador - Maps - Early works to 1800.
4. Atlantic Coast (North America) - Maps - Early works to 1800.
5. England - Colonies - America - Maps - Early works to 1800.


Other system control no.