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A map of the most inhabited part of Virginia containing the whole province of Maryland : with part of Pensilvania, New Jersey and North Carolina

drawn by Joshua Fry & Peter Jefferson in 1751.
Format
Online; Map
Description
1 map on 4 sheets ; 79 x 122 cm., sheets 56 x 79 cm.
Mathematical info
Scale [ca. 1:650,000]
Published
London : Engrav'd and publish'd according to Act of Parliament by Thos. Jefferys, Geographer to His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales at the corner of St. Martins Lane, Charing Cross, [1755?]
Notes
Relief shown pictorially.
Verner's State 4 of the map, with the Dalrymple distance table followed by a two-line reference to longitude, and with the longitude figures added for London corrected to 75 degrees, 19 minutes-82 degrees 19 minutes west from London.
Prime meridians: London, Philadelphia and Curratuck Inlet.
"To the Right Honourable George Dunk, Earl of Halifax ... "
Includes distance chart added by "J. Dalrymple, London Jany. ye 1st. 1755."
Cited in
Verner, C. "The Fry and Jefferson map" (Imago mundi, v. 21, 1967), State 4, p. 86.
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: The four sheets have been pasted together to form 2 sheets.
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