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Chart of the Atlantic Ocean, with the British, French, & Spanish settlements in North America and the West Indies : as also on the coast of Africa / by Thos. Jefferys, geographer to His Majesty.

Image ID: 433907

Chart of the Atlantic Ocean, with the British, French, & Spanish settlements in North America and the West Indies : as a... ([ 1762-1768?])

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Image Title

:  Chart of the Atlantic Ocean, with the British, French, & Spanish settlements in North America and the West Indies : as also on the coast of Africa / by Thos. Jefferys, geographer to His Majesty.

Creator

: Jefferys, Thomas, d. 1771 -- Engraver

Published Date

: [ 1762-1768?]

Item Physical Description

: 1 map : hand col. ; 48 x 62 cm.

Notes

: Accompanied by 2 leaves intended to be hinged to the margin as overlays to North America: Plate I. The claims of the French in 1756 are colored yellow -- Plate II. The French dominions as proposed by M. De Bussy in 1761 are coloured yellow and the lands proposed by M. De Bussy to be neutral are coloured green. Note 2.) "Longitude w. from London" and "The meridian of Ferro." Note 3.) "Plate III. The dominions ceded by France & Spain to Great Britain in 1762 are coloured with a feint red." Note 4.) Appears in the author's General topography of North America and the West Indies. 1768. Note 5.) Includes tables of latitude and longitude of selected places with comparison to latitude and longitude on the maps of Bellin and D'Anville. Note 6.) National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for Access to Early Maps of the Middle Atlantic Seaboard. Note 7.) NYPL copy has Plate I and Plate II attached to Plate III. Note 8.) Relief shown pictorially.

Standard Reference

: Phillips 1196; Phillips. Maps of America, p. 127

Source

: Maps of the Oceans / Atlantic Ocean

Location

: Stephen A. Schwarzman Building / The Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division

Catalog Call Number

: Map Div. 00-356 [Filed with Atlantic Ocean, 1756 to 1762?]

Digital ID

: 433907

Record ID

: 252760

Digital Item Published

: 2-28-2005; updated 3-25-2011

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