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Map of eastern North America west to the Mississippi River. The map includes a wonderful treatment of the Great Lakes, a fascinating transcontinental mountain range from Michigan to Florida, wonderful depiction of the Mississippi River and terrific detail in the British Colonies.
Original can be viewed in the presence o
f an early cartographic archivist.
169 Item no. assigned by LAC 169
Credit Library and Archives Canada.
Engraver: Harris, John, fl. 1680-1740.
Includes insets: The harbor of Boston or Mattathusetts Bay. Scale [ca.1:570 240]. 8x 8 cm--A general map of the coasts & isles of Europe, Africa, and America . 22 x 30 cm.
"I. Harris, sculp" appears in bottom right margin.
"Most humbly inscrib'd to Herver Edgly Herver of Clapham, Esq & C." appears above title.
Fifth state of the map .This map was originally published in 1695 by Robert Morden. Senex made very minor modifications to the plate, including addition of a dedication and alteration of the imprint
From Senex's "A new general atlas, containing a geographical and historical account of all the empires, kingdoms, and othr dominions of the world: with the natural history and trade of the each country", 1721. map no 
Relief shown pictorally.
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Citation / reference note
Philips, Entry 563, no 
McCorkle, Entry 719.7
National Maritime Museum, vol. 3, 434.
Availability of other formats note
1. United States - Maps - Early works to 1800.
2. North America - Maps - Early works to 1800.
3. British - America - Maps - Early works to 1800.
4. Canada - Maps - Early works to 1800.
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