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Chart of the Atlantic Ocean with the British, French & Spanish settlements in North America and the West Indies; as also on the coast of Africa [cartographic material] /  



Place of creation



T. Jefferys

1 map : hand col. ; 40 x 58 cm on sheet 54 x 75 cm.

Scope and content

Map shows North & Central America as well as the Caribbean region, east to the western coast of Europe and Africia.

Cartographic material
90: Open
Original can be viewed in the presence o
f an early cartographic archivist.
Cartographic material
Microfiche NMC191054
90: Open
Item no. (creator)
Alexander E. MacDonald Canadiana Collection Item #195
Cartographic material
90: Open
195 Item no. assigned by LAC 195
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 name(s)

Additional information

Longitudes west from London.

Includes table comparing latitude and longitude of selected places with comparisons to latitudes and longitudes on the maps of Bellin, D'Anville and Popple.

Includes table of Astronomical Observations for the east coast of North America and the Islands.

"IV" appears in bottom right margin.

"Plate III" appears in upper left margin.

Map has two overlays ( 27 x 32 cm) which have been hinged to the upper left margin of the map. First overlay has no title but depicts in yellow lands claimed by the French. Second overlay "Plate II, The French dominions as proposed by M. De Bussy in 1761 to be neutral are colored green".

"Published according to Act of Parliament by T. Jefferys, the corner of St Martins Lane, Charing Cross".

Relief shown pictorially.

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

Related materials
For other copy see: H12/1-3000/[1762](NMC 8655 ; NMC 8656 ;NMC 8657)

Cartographic math data
Scale [ca. 1:20 000 000] (W 90°--E 20°/N 60°--N 0°)

Availability of other formats note
The microfiche version is NMC 191054.

Exhibitions note
This map was part of an exhibition entitled: Discovery and Mapping of Upper Canada: An exhibition held at the Canadiana Department, Royal Ontarion Museum, May - December 1967, which showcased maps from the MacDonald Collection.

Edition note
This map was part of an exhibition entitled: Over the Rockies: The Discovery & Mapping of the Canadian West 1700-1886. An Exhibition held at the The Royal Ontario Museum, March and April, 1956, which showcased maps from the MacDonald Collection

Subject heading

1. Atlantic Ocean - Maps - Early works to 1800.
2. North America - Maps - Early works to 1800.


Other system control no.