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Carte de la Virginie et du Maryland, 1755

 Item — Container: Closed Stacks, Drawer: 36
Identifier: RP-550, MAP-4079

Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

This collection of historic maps date from 1675-1971, and primarily relate to the Washington and Custis families, the Revolutionary War, and society life in antebellum Washington D.C. and Virginia. Includes matching editions of maps personally owned by George Washington.

Note: surveys created by George Washington are found in the George Washington Collection.


  • 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 hand colored map ; 64 x 48 cm on sheet 75 x 55 cm

Language of Materials


Materials Specific Details

Scale [ca. 1:870,000] (W 80⁰30ʹ--W 74⁰30ʹ/N 40⁰00ʹ--N 36⁰20ʹ). Scale listed as "Mille pas geometriques de 60 au degre. Lieues marines d'Angleterre de 20 au degre. Milles de 69 au degre". Relief shown pictorially.

Relief shown pictorially. Cardinal points marked "Septentrion, Orient, Midi, Occident". Includes title cartouche, "Carte De La Virginie Et Du Maryland, Dressee sur la grande carte Angloisede Mrs. Josue Fry et Pierre Jefferson, Par le Sr. Robert de Vaugondy Geographe ordinaire du Roi, Avec Privlege, 1755". Name listed "Groux".

Repository Details

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

PO Box 3600
Mount Vernon VA 22121