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Record number 000001570
Creator Evans, Lewis, 1700?-1756.
Contributor Turner, James, d. 1759,
Dodsley, Robert, 1703-1764
Pownall, Thomas, 1722-1805.
Title A general map of the middle British colonies, in America : viz. Virginia, Màriland, Dèlaware, Pensilvania, New-Jersey, New-York, Connecticut, and Rhode Island : of Aquanishuonîgy, the country of the Confederate Indians; comprehending Aquanishuonîgy proper, their place of residence, Ohio and Tïiuxsoxrúntie, their deer-hunting countries, Couxsaxráge and Skaniadarâde, their beaver-hunting countries; of the Lakes Erie, Ontário, and Champlain, and part of New-France : wherein is also shewn the antient and present seats of the Indian nations / by Lewis Evans ; engraved by Jas. Turner.
Date June 23, 1755.
Date Issued June 23, 1755.
Notes The date on the imprint appears after Lewis Evans.
Oriented with north slightly toward upper left: 3° variation.
Relief shown pictorially.
Includes latitude and longitude.
Prime meridians: Philadelphia and London.
Includes inscription to "Thomas Pownall, Esqr." and numerous notes, especially concerning inland water communications, natural resources and settlements of American Indians, Britain, and France.
Includes 3 distance tables.
Shows British colonies and the Ohio River Valley.
"For a particular map of Virginia the reader is referred to that by Fry and Jefferson, published by Mr. Jefferys near Charing-Cross London, in 1751."
Inset: A sketch of the remaining part of Ohio R.&c. Scale [ca. 7,290,000].
An analysis of the middle British colonies, an essay, by Benjamin Franklin and D. Hall published to accompany the map cites Evans' sources.
Exhibited: "Maps, charts and atlases: the Alan M. Voorhees collection at the Library of Virginia," organized by the Library of Virginia, March 1, 2004-July 3, 2004.
Conservation: Etherington Conservation Center, 1998.
Map accession no.: 5203c.
Previously filed as: 730 1755 (1).
Digital image: Voorhees031.tif.
Publisher Philadelphia : Published according to act of parliament by Lewis Evans and sold by R. Dodsley in Pall-Mall, London, and by the author in Philadelphia,
Finding Aids Scale [ca. 1:2,270,000].
Cite As LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789,
Format 1 map ; 50 x 65 cm., on sheet 56 x 75 cm.
Source Library of Virginia Archives Research Services Map Collection 800 East Broad Street, Richmond, VA 23219-8000 USA Contact: 804-692-3888.
Subject Indians of North America. -- Northeastern States -- Maps -- Early works to 1800.
Northeastern States -- Maps -- Early works to 1800.
Middle Atlantic States. -- Maps -- Early works to 1800.
Ohio River Valley -- Maps -- Early works to 1800.
Middle West. -- Maps -- Early works to 1800.
England. -- Colonies -- United States -- Maps -- Early works to 1800.
North America. -- Discovery and exploration -- Maps -- Early works to 1800.
Call Number G3710 1755 .E8 Voorhees collection
pid 14989
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