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A Map of the Middle British Colonies in North America

First published by Lewis Evans, of Philadelphia, in 1755; and since corrected and improved, as also extended, with the addition of New England, and bordering parts of Canada; from actual surveys now lying at the Board of Trade.By T. Pownall, MP. Engraved by Jas. Turner in Philadelphia
Format
Map; Online
Published
London : Printed & published according to Act of Parliament for J. Almon in Piccadilly, London, March 25th,1776.
Language
English
Variant Title
Middle British colonies in North America
Cartographic Info
Scale [ca. 1:2,250,000]
Description
1 map : hand col. 49 x 83 cm.
Notes
  • Was published in Pownall's "Topographical description of such parts of North America as are contained in the (annexed) map ... London, 1776."
  • Prime meridian: London and Philadelphia.
  • Relief shown pictorially.
  • Includes text, list of townships, distance charts, and inset "A sketch of the remaining part of Ohio R. &c."
  • Notation within Lake Erie regarding the Iroquois Confederation.
  • Distance tables from Quebec, F. du Quesne, and Albany.
  • Approbation by Lewis Evans to Pownall in upper left.
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS. Edges chipped and stained; map pasted on mounting board. Tracy W. McGregor Library, American History Collection.
Cited in
LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 710
McCorkle, New England, 776.24
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    a| Relief shown pictorially.
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    a| Notation within Lake Erie regarding the Iroquois Confederation.
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Area Table 7 1776 Pownall