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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 1775.
Format
Online; Map
Description
1 map : hand col. ; 77 x 124 cm. on 2 sheets 55 x 130 cm. and 55 x 134 cm.
Mathematical info
Scale [ca. 1:650,000].
Published
London : Printed for Robt. Sayer at No. 53 in Fleet Street, & Thos. Jefferys at the corner of St. Martins Lane, Charing Cross, London, [1775]
Notes
Prime meridian: Philadelphia and Curratuck Inlet.
Relief shown pictorially.
"To the Right Honourable, George Dunk Earl of Halifax ..."
Distance table from Williamsburg, Fredericksburg and Alexendria.
Verner's State 6 with title imprint date changed from 1751 to 1755.
Cited in
Stephenson and McKee, Virginia in Maps, Map II-21 (A-D), pp. 84-87
Verner, Imago Mundi 21: 70-94, 1967.
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Area Table 755 1775 Fry. Map in 5 pieces, with overall size as recorded above. No. 18-19 handwritten on verso. Probably from Jefferys American Atlas. Tracy W. McGregor Library, American History Collection.
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: G3880 .F7 1775. Framed in two sections. Gift of the Estate of Helen H. Cohen.
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