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A map of the British and French dominions in North America, with the roads, distances, limits, and extent of the settlements

A map of the British and French dominions in North America, with the roads, distances, limits, and extent of the settlements

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Title: A map of the British and French dominions in North America, with the roads, distances, limits, and extent of the settlements
Creator: Mitchell, John, 1711-1768
Inclusive Dates: circa 1755-1761
Language: English
Extent: 1 item(s)
Extent: 1 map : color ; 136 x 190 cm., on 4 sheets each 68 x 95 cm.
Collection Number: hmap1755m5
Repository: Hargrett Map Collection

Collection Description

Scope and Content

"This map was undertaken with the Approbation and at the request of the Lords Commissioners for Trade and Plantations...John Pownall, Secretary. Plantation Office Feby. 13th, 1755"; Insets: 1) A new map of Hudson's Bay and Labrador; 2) Plan de la ville de Quebec; 3) Plan du port et ville de Louisbourg, dans l'Isle Royal; 4) Plan of the town of Halifax in Nova Scotia. (Insets have various scales); Title from cartouche, lower right; Key to symbols; Generous notes on face of map; From: Covens, J. and Mortier, C. Atlas nouveau contenant toutes les parties du monde...Vol. IX, nos. 47-50; DeRenne, 1204; Phillips, Atlases, no. 3448; Publication: Amsterdam : Printed for I. Covens and C. Mortier


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Preferred Citation note

A map of the British and French dominions in North America, with the roads, distances, limits, and extent of the settlements, hmap1755m5, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


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Subject Terms

British -- America -- Maps -- Early works to 1800.
Maps.
North America -- Maps -- Early works to 1800.

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hmap1755m5A map of the British and French dominions in North America, with the roads, distances, limits, and extent of the settlements / by Jno. Mitchell, d.f. with improvements, circa 1755-1761 Access Online