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To the right honourable, the Earl of Shelbourne, His Majesty's principal Secretary of State for the Southern Department : this plan of the colony of Connecticut in North-America is humbly dedicated, 1766

 Item — Drawer: 122 : L : 4, Section: 1
Identifier: 2020-IL-001-135


Moses Park, a surveyor from Preston, Connecticut, executed this map in 1766 with the assistance of Asa Spaulding of Norwalk and Samuel Mott of Preston. Displayed here is the second state of the map, which differs from the first state in the collection of the Clements Library at the University of Michigan. In this state, an "e" has been added to the name of Shelburne, and "Connecticut R." is seen on the bend of the river above Hadham. Other locational changes have been made in this state as well.


  • 1766


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1 Sheets : 1 map : hand colored ; 52 x 73 cm

Language of Materials


Reference numbers

Client reference #128; WAG #289282


Arader Galleries, 23 November 2003.

Related references

LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1022. Wheat & Brun. Maps and charts published in America, 258

Additional details

Scale [ca. 1:275,000]. Relief shown pictorially. Shows counties, towns, rivers, and post roads. State 2.


Toning in margin, some soiling in margin.


[Place of publication not identified] : [Publisher not identified], 1766

Repository Details

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

PO Box 3600
Mount Vernon VA 22121