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Map of the British and French settlements in North America [cartographic material] : [Part of the first] containing Canada, Nova Scotia, New found land, New England, part of New York, with the Lakes, Six Nations, and all the countries westward in the same parallels so far as discovered, exhibiting the just boundaries, and the French encroachments : Laid down from authentic surveys ]/ 

Date(s)

1755

Place of creation

England

Publisher

[s.n.]

1 map : hand col. ; 18 x 48 cm on sheet 21 x 51 cm.

Scope and content

Shows boundaries, rivers, forests, principal settlements of Canada, Nova Scotia, Newfoundland, New England, part of New York, with the Lakes, Six Nations, and all the countries westward in the same parallels so far as discover'd; exhibiting the just boundaries, and the French encroachments: laid down from authentic surveys --

Cartographic material
90: Open
Original can be viewed in the presence o
f an early cartographic archivist.
Cartographic material
Microfiche NMC175486
90: Open
Item no. (creator)
Alexander E. MacDonald Canadiana Collection Item #190
Cartographic material
90: Open
Volume
190 Item no. assigned by LAC 190
90: Open
Archival reference no.
Other accession no.
80101/245 CA
Local class no.
H3/100/[1759?]

Terms of use

Credit Library and Archives Canada.
Copyright expired.

Additional information

Relief shwon pictorially.

Includes compass rose and some historical notations.

Originally published as a pair of maps in the Gentleman's Magazine of Arts & Sciences in London in 1755. LAC does not hold part 2: "A Map of the British Settlements in North America [Part the second] Containing part of New York, Pensilvania, New Jersey, Mary Land, Virginia, North & South Carolina, Georgia, Louisiana, and all the countries westward in the same parellels so far as discovered, shewing the course of the Rivers Ohio, Missisipi &c. exhibiting the just boundaries & the French encroachments laid down from authentic surveys."

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

Cartographic math data
Scale [ca. 1:7 603 200] (W 105°--W 51°/N 54°--N 42°)

Citation / reference note
Joh R. Sellers "Maps and Charts of North America and the West Indies 1750-1789 : A Guide to the Collection in the Library of Congress", Entry 81.

Availability of other formats note
The microfiche version is NMC 175486.

Subject heading

1. North America - Maps - Early works to 1800.
2. Great Britain - Colonies - America - Maps - Early works to 1800.
3. France - Colonies - America - Maps - Early works to 1800.

Private

Other system control no.

3951180