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A new and exact map of the dominions of the King of Great Britain on ye continent of North America: containing Newfoundland, New Scotland, New England, New York, New Jersey, Pensilvania, Maryland, Virginia and Carolina

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A new and exact map of the dominions of the King of Great Britain on ye continent of North America: containing Newfoundland, New Scotland, New England, New York, New Jersey, Pensilvania, Maryland, Virginia and Carolina

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Title
A new and exact map of the dominions of the King of Great Britain on ye continent of North America: containing Newfoundland, New Scotland, New England, New York, New Jersey, Pensilvania, Maryland, Virginia and Carolina
Names
Moll, Herman, -1732 (Creator)
Bowles, Thomas, -1767 (Publisher)
Bowles, John, 1701-1779 (Publisher)
Collection

Maps of North America

Parts

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1731 (Inferred)
Place: London
Publisher: Printed and sold by Tho. Bowles next ye Chapter House in St Pauls Church-yard, John Bowles at the Black Horse in Cornhil, and by I. King at ye Globe in ye Poultrey near Stocks Market
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 01-5347
Topics
North America
Genres
Maps
Notes
Content: Includes descriptive text.
Content: "To the honourable Walter Dowglass Esqr., constituted Captain General and Chief Governor of all ye Leeward Islands in America by her late Majesty Queen Anne in ye year 1711, this map is most humbly dedicated by your most humble servant Herman Moll, Geogr. 1715."
Content: Prime meridian: London.
Content: Outline color.
Content: Imprint date from Stevens & Tree's Comparative cartography, 55c.
Content: Insets: A view of ye industry of ye beavers of Canada ... the cataract of Niagara ... -- A draught of ye town and harbour of Charles-town -- A map of the principal part of North America -- A map of the improved part of Carolina with the settlements &c. -- ... South part of Carolina and the east part of Florida ...
Content: Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
Citation/reference: Phillips. Maps of America, p. 568
Citation/reference: Cumming, W.P. Southeast in early maps, 158, E
Content: National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for Access to Early Maps of the Middle Atlantic Seaboard.
Statement of responsibility: according to the newest and most exact observations by Herman Moll, geographer.
Date: Date issued: 1715 [i.e. 1731]
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map on 2 sheets : hand col. ; 100 x 61 cm., sheets 53 x 64 cm. and 53 x 63 cm.
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 5569391
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14950796
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 7d57c2f0-c52a-012f-9183-3c075448cc4b
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

  • 1731: Issued
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "A new and exact map of the dominions of the King of Great Britain on ye continent of North America" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1731. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f941-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "A new and exact map of the dominions of the King of Great Britain on ye continent of North America" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 15, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f941-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1731). A new and exact map of the dominions of the King of Great Britain on ye continent of North America Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f941-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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A new and exact map of the dominions of the King of Great Britain on ye continent of North America