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New Travelling and Commercial maps of the Canadas, from the Sault of Ste Marie to the river Saguenay and a large section of the United States of America; [cartographic material] /  compiled from the latest surveys & most approved authorities. Dedicated by permission to Commodore Robert Barrie, C.B., &c., &c., &c., by his obliged, obedient, humble servant David Taylor R.N.


March, 1834

Place of creation

New York (State)


S. Stiles & Co.

1 map : col. ; 79 x 113 cm on sheet 82 x 118.

Scope and content

This map shows the southern part of the British Dominions in Canada and the north-east division of the United States. It indicates political and administrative units, the locations of townships and seigneuries and names towns and principal settlements. It also includes tables "Showing distances as travelled by the Post" and "the distance from each capital or large town to Washington and otherwise

Cartographic material
90: Open
Original can be viewed in the presence o
f an early cartographic archivist. Microfiche version is open.
Item no. (creator)
Alexander E. MacDonald Canadiana Collection #519
Cartographic material
90: Open
90: Open
Archival reference no.
Other accession no.
80101/245 CA
Local class no.
S/1000/1834 (Copy 3)

Terms of use

Credit Library and Archives Canada.
Copyright: Expired.

Additional name(s)

Additional information

Map is folded into an attached cover which contains the title: Travelling map of the Canadas.

Physical condition note
Torn along fold lines. Upper right corner of map is missing.

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: Mikan 4140773 (NMC16874) (Copy 1) & (NMC11799) (Copy 2); G3405 1834 T3 - NO ILL (AMICUS No. 3350566)

Cartographic math data
Scale [ca. 1:1 457 280] (W 89°--W 67°/N 48°--N 38°)

Citation / reference note
Winerals, Joan "Mapping Upper Canada 1780-1867: An Annotated Bibliography of Manuscript and Printed Maps", 1991, Entry 103.

Varying form of title

Subject heading

1. Ontario - Maps.
2. Canada
3. United States - Maps.
4. Québec (Province) - Maps.


Other system control no.