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North America from the French of Mr. D'Anville, improved with the back settlements of Virginia and course of Ohio, illustrated with geographical and historical remarks, 1755

 Item
Identifier: 2020-IL-001-100

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.

Dates

  • 1755

Creator

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.

Extent

1 Sheets : 1 map : hand colored ; 47 x 51 cm.

Language of Materials

English

Reference numbers

Client reference #45; WAG #289193

Related references

LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 29. Stevens & Tree. Comparative cartography, 51a

Additional details

Scale [ca. 1:6,500,000]. Relief shown pictorially. Original issue. Shows the East coast from Labrador to northern Florida, and the interior as far west as the Mississippi Valley. Prime meridians: Ferro and London. Includes text: French incroachments [2 col.] -- English title to their settlements on the continent [3 col.].

Condition

Some staining.

Created/Published

[London] : Thos. Jefferys, 1755

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections at the Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study of George Washington Repository

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