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A new map of the British colonies in North America : shewing the seat of the present war, taken from the best surveys, compared with and improved from manuscripts of several noblemen and gentlemen / by John Andrews.
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Image ID: 1260177

A new map of the British colonies in North America : shewing the seat of the present war, taken from the best surveys, c... (1777)

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Image Title

:  A new map of the British colonies in North America : shewing the seat of the present war, taken from the best surveys, compared with and improved from manuscripts of several noblemen and gentlemen / by John Andrews.

Creator

: Andrews, John, 1736-1809  -- Cartographer

Additional Name(s)

: Dury, Andrew -- Publisher

Published Date

: 1777

Medium

: Engravings -- Hand-colored

Specific Material Type

: Maps

Item Physical Description

: 1 map : hand col. ; 96 x 77 cm.

Notes

: Outline color. Note 2.) Prime meridian: London. Note 3.) Relief shown pictorially. Note 4.) "Publish'd according to Act of Parliament, Jany. 16th, 1777." Note 5.) Originally printed on 2 sheets which have been joined. Note 6.) Includes listing of "References to the names of the counties not inserted in this map." Note 7.) National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for Access to Early Maps of the Middle Atlantic Seaboard.

Standard Reference

: Stevens & Tree, 47(a)

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. 97-6088 [LHS 462]

Digital ID

: 1260177

Record ID

: 612278

Digital Item Published

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

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