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A Map exhibiting all the new discoveries in the interior parts of North America, [cartographic material] inscribed by permission to the honorable Governor and Company of adventurers of England trading into Hudson Bay, in testimony of their liberal communications


January 1st, 1795

Place of creation



A. Arrowsmith

1 map : conserved and mounted on paper, hand col. ; 90 x 57 cm on sheet 98 x 64 cm.
Cartographic material
90: Open
Original can be viewed in the presence o
f an early cartographic archivist. Microfiche version is open.
Cartographic material
Microfiche NMC97818
90: Open
Item no. (creator)
Alexander E. MacDonald Canadiana Collection Item #351
Cartographic material
90: Open
90: Open
Archival reference no.
Other accession no.
80101/245 CA
Local class no.

Terms of use

Copyright: Expired
Credit Library and Archives Canada.

Additional name(s)

Additional information

Relief shown by hachures.

"8" appears in bottom right corner.

"In lower margin: London: Published Janry. 1, 1795 by A. Arrowsmith, Charles Street, Soho Square."

"To their most obient and very Humble Servant A. Arrowsmith"

This copy has area explored by Mr. Hearne in 1771 west of Hudson Bay pasted onto map.

Includes notes on various explorers.

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

Related materials
For other copies and or editions see: Carto - G3300 1802 .A77 - copy 1 - Former call number H1/1000/1802 (copy 1) (NMC 19687). H11 Carto - G3300 1802 .A77 - copy 2 - Former call number H1/1000/1802 (copy 1). H11(AMICUS No. 26374306) ; Carto - G3300 1811 .A77 - H11 (AMICUS No. 26374164) ; Mikan 4170602 (NMC 19686) ; Mikan 4146546 (NMC 48909)

Cartographic math data
Scale indeterminate (W 145°--W 65°/N 70°--N 45°)

Citation / reference note
Tooley, R.V. "Mapping of North America", p.79-80, entry 48, 1795a

Availability of other formats note
The microfiche version is NMC97818

Exhibitions note
Over the Rockies: The Discovery & Mapping of the Canadian West 1700-1886. An Exhibition held at the Royal Ontario Museum, March and April, 1956

Subject heading

1. Canada - Maps - Early works to 1800.
2. Canada - Discovery and exploration - Maps - Early works to 1800.
3. North America - Maps - Early works to 1800.
4. North America - Discovery and exploration - Maps - Early works to 1800.


Other system control no.