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A new and accurate map of the English empire in North America : representing their rightful claim as confirmed by charters, and the formal surrender of their Indian friends; likewise the encroachments of the French, with the several forts they have unjustly erected therein, 1755

 Item — Drawer: 122 : L : 4, Section: 1, Folder: OUT
Identifier: 2020-IL-001-168

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.


  • 1755


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 ; 40 x 50 cm, on sheet 46 x 85 cm

Language of Materials


Reference numbers

Client reference #69; WAG #289229


Clive Burden, 19 April 2011.

Related references

LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 62

Additional details

Scale [ca. 1:7,200,000]. Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridians: Ferro and London. Maps in margin: Plan of the harbour and town of Louisbourg on the isle of Cape Briton -- Plan of Chebucto Harbor -- [Western hemisphere] -- Fort Frederick built by the French at Crown or Scalp Point in the year 1731 -- Plan of Port Dauphin on the isle of Cape Briton -- Plan of the harbour of Annopolis Royal -- Plan of the town of Quebeck.


Scattered toning.


London : Wm. Herbert ... & Robt. Sayer, 1755

Repository Details

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

PO Box 3600
Mount Vernon VA 22121