A map of the most inhabited part of Virginia containing the whole province of Maryland: with part of Pensilvania, New Jersey and North Carolina

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Title
A map of the most inhabited part of Virginia containing the whole province of Maryland: with part of Pensilvania, New Jersey and North Carolina
Names
Fry, Joshua, approximately 1700-1754 (Draftsman)
Jefferson, Peter, 1708-1757 (Draftsman)
Sayer, Robert, 1725-1794 (Creator)
Jefferys, Thomas, -1771 (Creator)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

Virginia

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1775 (Inferred)
Place: London
Publisher: Printed for Robt. Sayer at No. 53 in Fleet Street, & Thos. Jefferys at the corner of St. Martins Lane, Charing Cross
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 01-5085
Topics
Virginia
Maryland
Middle Atlantic States
Genres
Maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: Drawn by Joshua Fry & Peter Jefferson in 1775.
Content: Described in: Fry & Jefferson map of Virginia and Maryland : facsimiles of the 1754 and 1794 printings. 1966. p. [21]
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Additional physical form: See also Map Div. 97-6283
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map on 2 sheets : hand col. ; 79 x 121 cm., sheets 79 x 61 cm
Description
Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian: Philadelphia and Curratuck Inlet. "To the Right Honourable George Dunk, Earl of Halifax, First Lord Commissioner, and to the Rest of the Right Honourable and Honourable Commissioners, for Trade and Plantations. This map is most humbly inscribed to their Lordships. By their Lordships Most Obedient & most devoted humble servt. Thos. Jefferys." Includes distance chart by J. Dalrymple and ill.
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Languages
English
Identifiers
Library of Congress Control Number: 74693099
RLIN/OCLC: 5402281
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b15042322
Folder number: US238.1.10
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 6cd9b130-52c9-0135-15b6-77562bd3cca1
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1700: Creator Born
  • 1754: Creator Died
  • 1775: Issued
  • 2018: 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 Virginia containing the whole province of Maryland" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1775. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/76457cb0-52c9-0135-892f-03f791e0e73b

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "A map of the most inhabited part of Virginia containing the whole province of Maryland" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 18, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/76457cb0-52c9-0135-892f-03f791e0e73b

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1775). A map of the most inhabited part of Virginia containing the whole province of Maryland Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/76457cb0-52c9-0135-892f-03f791e0e73b

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A map of the most inhabited part of Virginia containing the whole province of Maryland