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British possessions in North America [cartographic material]  


July 15th 1814

Place of creation



Cadell & Davies ; Longman, Hurst, Rees & Orme

1 map : hand col. outline ; 48 x 67 cm on sheet 57 x 78 cm.
Cartographic material
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Original can be viewed in the presence o
f an early cartographic archivist.
Cartographic material
Microfiche NMC191067
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Item no. (creator)
Alexander E. MacDonald Canadiana Collection Item #224
Cartographic material
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224 Item no. assigned by LAC 224
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Archival reference no.
Other accession no.
80101/245 CA
Local class no.

Terms of use

Credit Library and Archives Canada.
Copyright expired.

Additional information

"Neele sculp, 352 Stran." appears in bottom right margin.

"From Mr. Arrowsmith's Map of North America &c, &c" appears under the title .

Published July 15th, 1814 by Cadell & Davies, Strand & Longman, Hurst, Rees & Orme, Paternaster Row.

"Pinkerton's Modern Atlas" appears across the top margin

From: John Pinkerton's A modern atlas, from the latest and best authorities, exhibiting the various divisions of the world, with its chief empires, kingdoms and states, in sixty maps, carefully reduced from the larges and most authentic sources. 1815, map no [46].

Relief shown by hachures.

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: G1019/.P56/1818 - fol/Vault (AMICUS No 26305704)

Cartographic math data
Scale [ca.1:8 500 000] (W 150°--W 30°/N 80°--N 39°)

Cartographic math note
Biritsh statue miles 69 1/2 to a degree.

Citation / reference note
Phillips , Entry 724, map no [46]
LeGear, Entry 6036, map no [46], image ID 360030

Availability of other formats note
The microfiche version is NMC 191067

Subject heading

1. North America - Maps - Early works, 1801-1850.
2. Canada - Maps - Early works, 1801-1850.


Other system control no.