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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

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Names
Fry, Joshua (1700 (ca.)-1754 ) (Cartographer)
Jefferys, Thomas (d. 1771) (Engraver)
Jefferson, Peter (1708-1757 ) (Cartographer)
Collection

Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection of English maps, charts, globes, books and atlases

Charts and maps

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1755
Place Term: London
Publisher: ... Published 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,
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 97-6281 [LHS 61]
Topics
Middle Atlantic States -- Maps -- Early works to 1800 --
Maryland -- Maps -- Early works to 1800 --
Virginia -- Maps -- Early works to 1800 --
Notes
Content : To the Right Honourable George Dunk, Earl of Halifax, First Lord Commissioner, and to the rest of the Right Honourable and Honourable Commissioners, for Trade and Plantations. This map is most humbly inscribed to their Lordships Most Obedient & most devoted humble sevt. Thos. Jefferys.

Content : Described in: Fry & Jefferson map of Virginia and Maryland : facsimiles of the 1754 and 1794 printings. 1966. p. [14], [1755?b]

Content : Includes distance chart added by "J. Dalrymple, London Jany. ye 1st. 1755."

Content : Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection ; 61.

Content : National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for Access to Early Maps of the Middle Atlantic Seaboard.

Content : NYPL copy has sheets numbered on verso: 48-51.

Content : Prime meridians: London, Philadelphia and Curratuck Inlet.

Content : Relief shown pictorially.

Citation/reference : LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1428

Citation/reference : Variant of Cumming, W.P. Southeast in early maps, 281

Statement of Responsibility: Drawn by Joshua Fry & Peter Jefferson in 1751 ; engrav'd ... by Thos. Jefferys ...
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map on 4 sheets ; 79 x 122 cm., sheets 56 x 79 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC : 48411116
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b15278338
UUID: f5042370-c5d4-012f-adbb-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1755: Issued
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "A map of the most inhabited part of Virginia containing the whole province of Maryland : with part of Pensilvania, New Jersey and North Carolina" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1755. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-eefa-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "A map of the most inhabited part of Virginia containing the whole province of Maryland : with part of Pensilvania, New Jersey and North Carolina" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 23, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-eefa-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1755). A map of the most inhabited part of Virginia containing the whole province of Maryland : with part of Pensilvania, New Jersey and North Carolina Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-eefa-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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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