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A general map of the northern British colonies in America : which comprehends the province of Quebec, the government of Newfoundland, Nova-Scotia, New-England and New-York

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Names
Robert Sayer and John Bennett (Firm) (Publisher)
Pownall, Thomas (1722-1805) (Cartographer)
Collection

Maps of North America.

Parts

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 14th August 1776
Place Term: London
Publisher: Printed for Robt. Sayer & Jno. Bennett, map & sea chartsellers, No. 53, Fleet Street ...,
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 01-5333
Topics
New York (State)
New England
Newfoundland and Labrador
Québec (Province)
Nova Scotia
Great Britain -- Colonies -- America -- Maps -- Early works to 1800
North America -- Maps -- Early works to 1800
Genres
Maps
Notes
Content : "As the Act directs."

Content : From the author's The American military pocket atlas [1776], Plate IV.

Content : Includes note.

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

Content : Prime meridian: London.

Content : Relief shown pictorially.

Citation/reference : Phillips. Maps of America, p. 586

Statement of Responsibility: From the maps published by the Admiralty and Board of Trade, regulated by the astronomic and trigonometric observations of Major Holland, and corrected from Governor Pownall's late map 1776.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map ; 47 x 66 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC : 5402551
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b15129073
UUID: 919a70b0-c52a-012f-0f38-3c075448cc4b

Item timeline of events

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

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "A general map of the northern British colonies in America : which comprehends the province of Quebec, the government of Newfoundland, Nova-Scotia, New-England and New-York" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 14th August 1776. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-f0ea-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "A general map of the northern British colonies in America : which comprehends the province of Quebec, the government of Newfoundland, Nova-Scotia, New-England and New-York" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 30, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-f0ea-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (14th August 1776). A general map of the northern British colonies in America : which comprehends the province of Quebec, the government of Newfoundland, Nova-Scotia, New-England and New-York Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-f0ea-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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A general map of the northern British colonies in America : which comprehends the province of Quebec, the government of Newfoundland, Nova-Scotia, New-England and New-York