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A map of the most inhabited part of New England : containing the provinces of Massachusets Bay and New Hampshire with the colonies of Connecticut and Rhode Island divided into counties and townships, the w[h]ole composed from actual surveys and its situation adjusted by astronomical observations

After the original by M. Le Rouge.
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1 map : hand col. ; 101 x 96 cm.
Variant title
Nouvelle Angleterre en 4 feuilles
Mathematical info
Scale [ca. 1:455,000]
Paris, by M. Le Rouge Austin Street, 1777.
The alternate title is without a cartouche frame, and appears above the first.
Prime meridian: London and Ferro.
Relief shown pictorially.
From the author's Atlas amériquain septentrional. 1778-[92].
Two insets: "Plan de Boston" and "A plan of Boston Harbor from an Accurate Survey." (different scales)
Table: Observations d'apres lesquelles on a construit cette Carte (includes waterways, fortifications)
According to McCorkle, this is the second edition of Le Rouge's rendition of Jefferys map, with the place-names in English, and many of the legends in French.
Cited in
LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 802
McCorkle, B.B., New England, 777.12
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS. Mounted on linen. Tracy W. McGregor Library, American History Collection.
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