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Map shows the area from Baffin Bay to the Caribbean and from the east coast of North America to the California peninsula. Rivers, settlements and political divisions are named, topography and vegetation are illustrated. Articles of the Treaty of 1763 and numerous descriptive notes such as explorer routes cover the map. The provinces and colonies are outlined by differently coloured boundary lines.
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Original can be viewed in the presence o
f an early cartographic archivist.
197 Item no. assigned by LAC 197
Credit Library and Archives Canada.
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Longitude west from London.
Includes decorative title cartouche.
Includes 10 insets of the following harbours: St. John's Harbour. 6 x 5 cm ; Boston. 6 x 5 cm ; [Staten Island] 6 x 5 cm ; [Long Island with New York Ashley and Cooper River]. 6 x 5 cm ; Port Royal Harbour. 6 x 5 cm ; Bay and City of Havana. 6 x 5 cm ; Bay of Porto Bella .6 x 5 cm ; La Vera Cruz. 6 x 5 cm ; Cartagena Habour and Forts. 6 x 10 cm ; The Port Acapulco. 6 x 10 cm.
Includes legend entitled " North America is divided into the continents & the Islands" with sub headings: The Continent is Divided as follows - The Isalnds are commonly divided into 6 Articles.
The map includes various Articles of the Definitive Treaty. This map refers, both in the title and in panels of text set within the map, to the territorial settlement made at the end of the French and Indian War.
"Printed for Robt. Sayer Map and Printseller at the Golden Buck in Fleet Street".
The following manuscript note appears in the bottom margin: " New Galicia, is the province of Gudalajara, lyes N of the Kingdom of Mechoacan".
On verso "6" with note N. America with improvements from Sieurs d'Anvile & Roberts from Lat.N 40 to 78 meridian, London.
Relief shown pictorially.
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1. North America - Maps - Early works to 1800.
2. Northern hemisperhe - Maps - Early works to 1800.
3. Western hemisphere - Maps - Early works to 1800.
4. Treaty of Paris (1763) .
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