+ o - ^
previous next

A map of East and West Florida, Georgia, and Louisiana : with the islands of Cuba, Bahama, and the countries surrounding the Gulf of Mexico, with the tract of the Spanish galleons, and of our fleets thro' the Straits of Florida, from the best authorities

More Details Cite This Item

View this item elsewhere:

Title
A map of East and West Florida, Georgia, and Louisiana : with the islands of Cuba, Bahama, and the countries surrounding the Gulf of Mexico, with the tract of the Spanish galleons, and of our fleets thro' the Straits of Florida, from the best authorities
Additional title: East and West Florida, Georgia, and Louisiana
Additional title: Political magazine
Names
Lodge, John, -1796 (Engraver)
Bew, John, -1793 (Publisher)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

Florida

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1781 (Questionable)
Place: London
Publisher: by J. Bew, Pater Noster Row
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 15-5688
Topics
East Florida
West Florida
Southern States
Caribbean Area
Genres
Maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: Jn. Lodge, sculp.
Biographical/historical: The map was prepared at the height of the American Revolution, at a time when the British still occupied East and West Florida, following the Spanish loss of the region at the end of the French & Indian War.
Version identification: Corrected copy, "Atlantic Ocean" was originally labeled as Pacific Ocean with state 1.
Statement of responsibility: "London. Publish'd as the Act directs. May 31st, 1781 by J. Bew, Pater Noster Row".
Source note: First appeared in the Political magazine, May, 1781, v. 2.
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map ;27 x 37 cm, on sheet 32 x 39 cm
Description
Shows both the route from St. Augustine to the western part of the Gulf and the course of the Spanish Galleons around the Yucatan to Cuba. Ship routes indicated by a dotted line. Compass rose oriented slightly to the right. Relief shown pictorially.
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 961922146
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20644495
Folder number: US052.2.02
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 41b63130-ebcc-0134-476f-2ffe2494e527
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1781: Issued
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "A map of East and West Florida, Georgia, and Louisiana " The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1781. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/4f5ba710-ebcc-0134-ca71-236fa64db23d

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "A map of East and West Florida, Georgia, and Louisiana " New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 18, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/4f5ba710-ebcc-0134-ca71-236fa64db23d

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1781). A map of East and West Florida, Georgia, and Louisiana Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/4f5ba710-ebcc-0134-ca71-236fa64db23d

Wikipedia Citation

<ref name=NYPL>{{cite web | url=http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/4f5ba710-ebcc-0134-ca71-236fa64db23d | title= (cartographic) A map of East and West Florida, Georgia, and Louisiana , (1781) }} |author=Digital Collections, The New York Public Library |accessdate=October 18, 2019 |publisher=The New York Public Library, Astor, Lennox, and Tilden Foundation}}</ref>

A map of East and West Florida, Georgia, and Louisiana