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North America from the French of Mr. D'Anville improved with the English surveys made since the peace [cartographic material] 





Place of creation


1 map : hand col. ; 44 x 50 cm on sheet 55 x 73 cm.

Scope and content

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.

Cartographic material
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Original can be viewed in the presence o
f an early cartographic archivist
Cartographic material
Microfiche NMC119025
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Item no. (creator)
Alexander E. MacDonald Canadiana Collection Item #199
Cartographic material
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199 Item no. assigned by LAC 199
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Archival reference no.
Other accession no.
80101/245 CA
Local class no.
H2/1000/1775 (copy 1)

Terms of use

Credit Library and Archives Canada.
Copyright expired.

Additional information

Copperplate engraving.

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.

Pictorial relief.

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

Related materials
For other copies see: H2/1000/1775 (copy2) (NMC 6692) ; H2/1000/1775 (copy 3) (NMC 24827)

Cartographic math data
Scale [ca. 1: 6 336 000]

Citation / reference note
Library of Congress. Maps and Cahrts of North America and the West Indies, 1750-1789, Entry 30, 2nd state.
Phillips, Entry 1166, no 7.
MCorkle, Entry 755.2

Availability of other formats note
The microfiche version is NMC 119025

Exhibitions note
Discovery and Mapping of Upper Canada: An exhibition held at the Canadiana Department, Royal Ontarion Museum, May - December 1967

Subject heading

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


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