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Shows area along Atlantic coast of North America from Newfoundland to Florida and west to Louisiana. Also shows the locations of the lands of the various native American nations and the major fishing banks.
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f an early cartographic archivist
199 Item no. assigned by LAC 199
Credit Library and Archives Canada.
West longitude from London appears along bottom, while longitude west from Ferro appear across the top.
"N.B. The boundaries of the Provinces since the conquest of Canada are laid down as settled by the King in Council".
From: Thomas Jefferys "The American Atlas: or a geographical description of the whole continent of America : wherein are delineated at large, its several regions, counties, states, and islands ; and chiefly the British colonies, composed from numerous surveys, several of which were made by order of Government". 1775, no 7.
Printed for Robt. Sayer & J. Bennett, Map & Printsellers, No. 53 Fleet Street, as the Act directs 10 June 1775.
Phillips, Entry 1165, no 7.
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Phillips, Entry 1166, no 7.
MCorkle, Entry 755.2
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1. North America - Maps - Early works to 1800.
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