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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, 1781

 Item — Drawer: 122 : L : 2, Section: 1
Identifier: 2020-IL-001-158

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.


  • 1781


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 ; 97 x 78 cm

Language of Materials


Reference numbers

Client reference #144; WAG #289294


Arader Galleries, 8 November 2006.

Related references

Stevens & Tree. Comparative cartography, 47b

Additional details

Scale [ca. 1:13,300,000]. Shows eastern United States and Canada. Relief shown pictorially. Includes references to names of counties not inserted on the map.


Foxing in margins.


London : John Andrews ; John Harris, 1781

Repository Details

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

PO Box 3600
Mount Vernon VA 22121