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16th Febrauary 1776
Place of creation
Original can be viewed in the presence o
f an early cartographic archivist. Microfiche version is open.
435 Item no. assigned by LAC 435
Credit Library and Archives Canada.
Longitude west from London.
Includes 4 inset maps: "A particular survey of the Isles of Montreal. Scale 1 inch = 1 league, 19 x 17 cm -- The City of Quebec. Scale [ca. 1:10,000]. 24 x 17 cm -- Course of the River St. Lawrence from la Valterie to Quebec. 1:19,80, 16 x 19 cm -- Plan of Montreal or Ville Marie; 1:19,800.
Includes a decorative cartouche showing a waterfall.
The map was published in order to show the changes in boundaries as a result of the Proclamation of 1763. The inset plans of Montreal and Quebec are accompanied by legend describing buildings and fortifications. The map was published in several atlases. In 1776 it appeared in Jefferys': American Atlas, no. 19 and in: American Maps, Vol. 6, No. 1. In 1777 the map also appeared in W. Faden's: North American Atlas as no. 3. The map was also translated by G. L. Le Rouge in 1777 and appeared in his: Atlas Ameriquain Septentrional 1778- as plate 7.
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Citation / reference note
Phillips, Entry 1166, map no 19
Kershaw, Entry 1005
Stevens, H., & R. Tree "Comparative Cartography" in Map Collectors' Series (London: Map Collectors' Circle, 1967) No. 39 item 73
Availability of other formats note
1. Québec (Province) - Maps - Early works to 1800.
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