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Map of North America, Central America and the West Indies including a massive unknown Northwestern region, speculative NW Coast of America, curious lake in the midst of Utah. Alaska is shown as a narrow peninsula. Near the top of the map the Mackenzie River is shown draining into the Sea seen by Mr. Mackenzie 1789. Also shows excellent detail in Texas and the Southwest.
Original can be viewed in the presence o
f an early cartographic archivist.
217 Item no. assigned by LAC 217
Credit Library and Archives Canada.
Publisher: Symonds, H. D. (Henry Delahoy)
Meridien west from London.
Lower right: J.Russell sculpt: Constitution Row Grays Inn Lane.
Includes reference index "Reference to the United States".
"Published as the Act directs July 26, 1794 by H.D. Symonds, No 20 Paternoster Row".
From Russell's An American atlas ... and a plan of the city of Washington. London, 1795. Map no 1.
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NYPL Digital Gallery, Image ID 434510.
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1. North America - Maps - Early works to 1800.
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