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A Map of the United States: Compiled Chiefly From the State Maps and Other Authentic Information

by Saml. Lewis 1795.; W. Harrison Junr., sculpt
Map; Online
Philadelphia : Engraved for and sold by Matthew Carey, 1795.
Cartographic Info
Scale [ca. 1:3,500,000]
1 map : hand-col. ; 60 x 88 cm.
  • Relief shown by hachures.
  • Appears in Mathew Carey's General atlas. Philadelphia. 1796?
  • Prime meridians: London and Philadelphia.
  • Includes inset of Florida and the northern gulf coast west to New Orleans.
  • Second state, with "Engraved for and sold by Matthew Carey Philadelphia" added above the inset. -- Cf. McCorkle.
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Imperfect: sectioned and mounted on linen, with loss of text at several fold junctions; browned and stained, with some mold formation.
Cited in
McCorkle, B.B., New England, no. 795.5, p. 292.
Technical Details
  • Access in Virgo Classic
  • Staff View


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G3700 1795 .L4