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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 1775.

Image ID: 976283

A map of the most inhabited part of Virginia containing the whole province of Maryland with part of Pensilvania, New Jer... ([1775])

Image Details

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 1775.

Creator(s)

: Jefferson, Peter, 1708-1757  -- Cartographer
Fry, Joshua, 1700 (ca.)-1754  -- Cartographer

Additional Name(s)

: Sayer, Robert, 1725-1794 -- Publisher
Jefferys, Thomas, d. 1771 -- Engraver

Published Date

: [1775]

Item Physical Description

: 1 map on 2 sheets : hand col. ; 79 x 121 cm., sheets 79 x 61 cm.

Notes

: Includes distance chart by J. Dalrymple and ill. Note 2.) Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection ; 64. Note 3.) National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for Access to Early Maps of the Middle Atlantic Seaboard. Note 4.) Prime meridian: Philadelphia and Curratuck Inlet. Note 5.) Relief shown pictorially. Note 6.) 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 7.) Described in: Fry & Jefferson map of Virginia and Maryland : facsimiles of the 1754 and 1794 printings. 1966. p. [21]

Standard Reference

: Cumming, W.P. Southeast in early maps, 449

Source

: Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection of English maps, charts, globes, books and atlases / Charts and maps

Location

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

Catalog Call Number

: Map Div. 97-6283 [LHS 64, N. sheet only]

Digital ID

: 976283

Record ID

: 337855

Digital Item Published

: 12-7-2007; updated 3-25-2011

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