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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Title
A map of the most inhabited part of Virginia containing the whole province of Maryland with part of Pensilvania, New Jersey and North Carolina
Names
Sayer, Robert, 1725-1794 (Publisher)
Fry, Joshua, approximately 1700-1754 (Cartographer)
Jefferson, Peter, 1708-1757 (Cartographer)
Jefferys, Thomas, -1771 (Engraver)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

Parts

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1755
Place: London
Publisher: Printed for Robt. Sayer at No. 53 in Fleet Street, & Thos. Jefferys at the corner of St. Martins Lane, Charing Cross
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 01-5084
Topics
Middle Atlantic States -- Maps -- Early works to 1800
Maryland -- Maps -- Early works to 1800
Virginia -- Maps -- Early works to 1800
Genres
Maps
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. By their Lordships Most Obedient & most devoted humble servt. Thos. Jefferys.
Acquisition: Ford Collection.
Content: Includes distance chart added by "J. Dalrymple, London Jany. ye 1st. 1755." and ill.
Funding: National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for Access to Early Maps of the Middle Atlantic Seaboard.
Content: Prime meridian: Philadelphia and Curratuck Inlet.
Content: Relief shown pictorially.
Citation/reference: Cumming, W.P. Southeast in early maps, 281
Statement of responsibility: drawn by Joshua Fry & Peter Jefferson in 1751.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map on 2 sheets : hand col. ; 79 x 121 cm., sheets 52 x 124 cm
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 5402275
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b15042320
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 08781780-c52b-012f-87fb-3c075448cc4b
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1725: Creator Born
  • 1755: Issued
  • 1794: Creator Died
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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-f079-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 September 29, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-f079-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-f079-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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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