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A new map of Nova Scotia, and Cape Britain : with the adjacent parts of New England and Canada, composed from a great number of actual surveys; and other materials regulated by many new astronomical observations of the longitude as well as latitude ; with an explanation, 1768

Identifier: 2020-IL-001-098

Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

This collection contains approximately 300 rare printed maps, unique manuscript maps, and published texts collected by Richard H. Brown, which pertain to the American Revolutionary War era.


  • 1768


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research during scheduled appointments. Researchers must complete the Washington Library’s Special Collections and Archives Registration Form before access is provided. The library reserves the right to restrict access to certain items for preservation purposes.


1 Sheets : 1 map ; 48 x 62 cm.

Language of Materials


Reference numbers

Client reference #158; WAG #289298

Related references

LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 307 Stevens & Tree. Comparative cartography, 66b

Additional details

Scale [ca. 1:1,960,000]. 2nd state. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Shows Maritime Provinces, New England, and St. Lawrence River region to Montreal. Includes table of sources of observations. Appears in Jefferys' General topography of North America and the West Indies. London: Printed for Robert Sayer, ... and Thomas Jefferys, 1768.


Some foxing, spotting.


[London] : Thos. Jefferys, 1768

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections at The George Washington Presidential Library at Mount Vernon Repository

PO Box 3600
Mount Vernon VA 22121