A new map of the British colonies in North America : shewing the seat of the present war, taken from the best surveys, compared with and improved from manuscripts of several noblemen and gentlemen

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Names
Andrews, John (1736-1809 ) (Cartographer)
Dury, Andrew (Publisher)
Collection

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

Charts and maps

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1777
Place Term: London
Publisher: John Andrews & Andrew Dury
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 97-6088 [LHS 462]
Topics
Great Britain -- Colonies -- America -- Maps -- Early works to 1800 --
North America -- Maps -- Early works to 1800 --
Genres
Engravings -- Hand-colored
Notes
Content : Outline color.

Content : Prime meridian: London.

Content : Relief shown pictorially.

Content : "Publish'd according to Act of Parliament, Jany. 16th, 1777."

Content : Originally printed on 2 sheets which have been joined.

Content : Includes listing of "References to the names of the counties not inserted in this map."

Citation/reference : Stevens & Tree, 47(a)

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

Statement of Responsibility: By John Andrews.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : hand col. ; 96 x 77 cm.
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC : 5569445
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b13505513
UUID: 2699a640-c5d5-012f-8d31-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1736: Creator Born
  • 1777: Issued
  • 1809: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "A new map of the British colonies in North America : shewing the seat of the present war, taken from the best surveys, compared with and improved from manuscripts of several noblemen and gentlemen" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1777. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f893-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "A new map of the British colonies in North America : shewing the seat of the present war, taken from the best surveys, compared with and improved from manuscripts of several noblemen and gentlemen" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 5, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f893-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1777). A new map of the British colonies in North America : shewing the seat of the present war, taken from the best surveys, compared with and improved from manuscripts of several noblemen and gentlemen Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f893-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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A new map of the British colonies in North America : shewing the seat of the present war, taken from the best surveys, compared with and improved from manuscripts of several noblemen and gentlemen