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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
Format
Map; Online
Description
1 map : hand col. ; 101 x 96 cm.
Variant Title
Nouvelle Angleterre en 4 feuilles
Cartographic Info
Scale [ca. 1:455,000]
Published
Paris, by M. Le Rouge Austin Street, 1777.
Language
English
French (also in)
Notes
  • 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.
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS. Mounted on linen. Tracy W. McGregor Library, American History Collection.
Cited in
LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 802
McCorkle, B.B., New England, 777.12
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  • Access in Virgo Classic
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Area Table 74 1777 Le Rouge