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A map of the most inhabited part of Virginia containing the whole province of Maryland with part of Pensilvania, New Jersey and North Carolina / drawn by Joshua Fry & Peter Jefferson in 1751.
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A map of the most inhabited part of Virginia containing the whole province of Maryland with part of Pensilvania, New Jer... ([1755])

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Image Title

:  A map of the most inhabited part of Virginia containing the whole province of Maryland with part of Pensilvania, New Jersey and North Carolina / drawn by Joshua Fry & Peter Jefferson in 1751.

Creator

: Fry, Joshua, 1700 (ca.)-1754  -- Cartographer

Additional Name(s)

: Sayer, Robert, 1725-1794 -- Publisher
Jefferys, Thomas, d. 1771 -- Engraver
Jefferson, Peter, 1708-1757  -- Cartographer

Published Date

: [1755]

Item Physical Description

: 1 map on 2 sheets : hand col. ; 79 x 121 cm., sheets 52 x 124 cm.

Notes

: To the Right Honourable George Dunk, Earl of Halifax, First Lord Commissioner, and to the Rest of the Right Honourable and Honourable Commissioners, for Trade and Plantations. This map is most humbly inscribed to their Lordships. By their Lordships Most Obedient & most devoted humble servt. Thos. Jefferys. Note 2.) Ford Collection. Note 3.) Includes distance chart added by "J. Dalrymple, London Jany. ye 1st. 1755." and ill. Note 4.) National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for Access to Early Maps of the Middle Atlantic Seaboard. Note 5.) Prime meridian: Philadelphia and Curratuck Inlet. Note 6.) Relief shown pictorially.

Standard Reference

: Cumming, W.P. Southeast in early maps, 281

Source

: Maps of North America. / Countries / United States (except New York) / Parts

Location

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

Catalog Call Number

: Map Div. 01-5084

Digital ID

: 434809

Record ID

: 253441

Digital Item Published

: 2-3-2004; updated 3-25-2011

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