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A general map of North America: in which is express'd the several new roads, forts, engagements, &c., taken from actual surveys and observations made in the army employed there, from the year 1754 to 1761: .= Cartes generales de l'Amerique septenrtionale ; en les quelles font exprimès les nouvelles routes, fortes, battailles, &c, d'après les observations qui ou etè faites depuis l'an 1754, jusqu'a l'an 1761 [cartographic material] 



Place of creation



M.A. Rocque

1 map : mounted on paper, hand col ; 85 x 91 cm on sheet 92 x 97 cm.

Scope and content

Covers North America, Caribbean region and the northern portion of South America. Shows boundaries, provinces, towns and cities, roads, trails, forts, Indian villages and tribal territory.

Cartographic material
90: Open
Original can be viewed in the presence o
f an early cartographic archivist.
Cartographic material
Microfiche NMC116793
90: Open
Item no. (creator)
Alexander E. MacDonald Canadiana Collection Item #192
Cartographic material
90: Open
192 Item no. assigned by LAC 192
90: Open
Archival reference no.
Other accession no.
80101/245 CA
Local class no.
H1/1000/[1762] (copy1)

Terms of use

Credit Library and Archives Canada.
Copyright expired.

Additional name(s)

Publisher: Rocque, M.A.
Publisher: Dury, Andrew.

Additional information

Relief shown pictorially.

Title in English and French.

Includes decorative title cartouche

Originally published in 4 sections.

"Published According to Act by M. A. Rocque in the Strand & A. Dury in Dukes Court St. Martins Lane."

Physical condition note
Conserved and mounted on paper.

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: H1/1000/[1762] copy 2 (NMC 11866) ; A/1000/[1762] (NMC 11865)

Cartographic math data
Scale ca. 1:9,500,000 (W 140°--W 25°/N 70°--S 3°)

Cartographic math note
Includes 4 bar scales. Geographical degrees 60 minutes to a degree --- Statue miles of England 69 1/2 to a degree -- Leagues 20 to a degree -- Spanish leagues 17 1/2 to a degree.

Citation / reference note
Sellers and Van Ee "LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789", Entry 88

Availability of other formats note
The microfiche version is NMC 117793

Language note
Title appears in both E.english and French.

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

Subject heading

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


Other system control no.