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Carte de la Louisiane, Maryland, Virginia, Caroline, Georgie, avec une partie de la Floride, 1758

 Item — Drawer: 122 : L : 7, Section: 2
Identifier: 2020-SC-024-010
Carte de la Virginie et du Maryland
Carte de la Virginie et du Maryland

Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

The collection contains 26 maps of the New World, dating 1541-1778, which illustrate the progression of European geographic knowledge about Virginia and North America from the 16th through the 18th centuries


  • Creation: 1758


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 ; 60 x 40 cm, on sheet 67 x 57 cm

Language of Materials


Materials Specific Details

Scale ca. 1:2,000,000. Scale listed as "Lieues Françoises de 3000 pas géometrique ou de 2500 toises; Miles communs d'Angleterre, de 50 au degre"́. Relief shown pictorially. Longitude Orientale du Premier Meridien at top left margin, Longitude Occidentale du Premier Meridian at bottom right margin. Includes longitude and latitude lines. Includes note "A Amsterdam chez Covens & Mortier, 1758" at top margin and "C Sepp Sculpsit" on bottom left.

Created / Published

Amsterdam : Jean Covens and Corneille Mortier, 1758

Repository Details

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

PO Box 3600
Mount Vernon VA 22121