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The theatre of war in North America, with the roads and a table of the distances, 1776

 Item — Drawer: 122 : L : 5, Section: 3
Identifier: 2020-IL-001-147

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.


  • Creation: 1776


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 : hand colored ; 39 x 49 cm, on sheet 78 x 57 cm

Language of Materials


Reference numbers

Client reference #94; WAG #289254


Marayan Lan Augustyn Inc., 24 April 2001.

Related references

Comparative cartography [Stevens & Tree], 58c

Additional details

Scale [ca. 1:7,500,000]. Relief shown pictorially. Includes Evan's polymetric table of America. Letterpress below map: A compendious account of the British colonies in North-America. First edition, state 3, as distinguished by size and spacing of type.


Rough edges, some minor soiling in margin.


London : Rt. Sayer & Jno. Bennett, 1776

Repository Details

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

PO Box 3600
Mount Vernon VA 22121