A map of the most inhabited part of New England: containing the provinces of Massachusets Bay and New Hampshire with the colonies of Conecticut and Rhode Island divided into counties and townships , the whole composed from actual surveys and its situation adjusted by astronomical observations

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Title
A map of the most inhabited part of New England: containing the provinces of Massachusets Bay and New Hampshire with the colonies of Conecticut and Rhode Island divided into counties and townships , the whole composed from actual surveys and its situation adjusted by astronomical observations
Names
Jefferys, Thomas, -1771 (Publisher)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

Parts

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1755 (Inferred)
Place: London, England
Publisher: Thomas Jefferys
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 15-5254
Topics
New England
Boston Harbor (Mass.)
Long Island (N.Y.)
New Hampshire
Vermont
Massachusetts
Connecticut
Rhode Island
Genres
Maps
Notes
Content: Relief shown pictorially.
Content: Inset: A plan of Boston Harbor from accurate survey -- A plan of the town of Boston
Statement of responsibility: "November 29th 1755 Published according to Act by Thos. Jefferys geographer to His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales near Charing Cross. "
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : hand colored ; 107 x 100 cm
NYPL copy is divided into 4 sheets of 65 x 52 cm or smaller
Description
Subject: Map of New England and Long Island with the states divided into cities and towns. Cartouche at lower right shows Liberty leading a Native American and pilgrims to Plymouth Rock.
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 810110435
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20644061
Other local Identifier: US023.1.01
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 4bae8830-7dc2-0134-b5ac-00505686a51c
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

  • 1755: Issued
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "A map of the most inhabited part of New England" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1755. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/5c2849c0-7dc2-0134-a32e-00505686a51c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "A map of the most inhabited part of New England" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 24, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/5c2849c0-7dc2-0134-a32e-00505686a51c

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1755). A map of the most inhabited part of New England Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/5c2849c0-7dc2-0134-a32e-00505686a51c

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A map of the most inhabited part of New England